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Lejla Gasevic presents on decision-making for next Psychiatry Grand Rounds Oct. 19

For the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Lejla Gasevic, M.D., will present “Decision Making Capacity” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Gasevic is a fourth-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Robert J. Olson, M.D., director of the Psychiatry Residency Training Program in the SMHS Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and a psychiatrist at Sanford Health in Fargo, will serve as Dr. Gasevic’s discussant.

Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast terms “capacity” and “competence.”
  • Identify elements of capacity.
  • Become familiar with most common formal decision-making capacity tools.
  • Identify appropriate decision-making capacity consults.

This Grand Rounds presentation, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the School’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, is broadcast via video conference to many sites throughout North Dakota and Minnesota and is also streamed via personal computers. If you want information on how to attend, please contact Teresa Klein at 701.293.4101 or

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.