CME/CNE Details


In support of improving patient care, Penn Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation of Credit

Physicians: Penn Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: This program provides 1.5 contact hours.

*Of note, additional CME/CNE credits (up to 10 contact hours) will be available online at the end of the Symposium. There will be future communications about online certified activity with this content.

Directions for Break-Out Session Sign Up

Two breakout sessions will be offered, the first with 5 concurrent one-hour sessions from 10:30 am to 11:30 am and the second with 4 concurrent one-hour sessions from 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm. Please sign up for one session per break-out session for a total of two sessions.

  • Break Out Session I: 10:30 am – 11:30 am
    Speaker & Topic Location
    Kara Cohen, MSN, RN, CRNP

    Pathways to Housing, Philadelphia, PA

    Title: Group Based Medication Assisted Treatment in Primary Care

    Suzanne Daub, LCSW and Barry Jacobs, PsyD

    Health Management Associates

    Title: Engaging the Family as a Partner in Care in Integrated Behavioral Health

    Serge-Emile Simpson, MD

    Albert Einstein Medical Center

    Title: Warm Hand-offs - Emergency Department to Primary Care

    Marci Nielsen, PhD, MPH

    Founder & CEO, Policy PRN Consulting

    Title: Payment Challenges and Opportunities in Integrated Behavioral Health

    Amanda Garlen, LCSW

    Project HOME, Philadelphia, PA

    Title: Integrating Harm Reduction into Primary Care: The Why and How


  • Break Out Session II: 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
    Speaker & Topic Location
    Colleen Labelle, MSN, RN-BC, CARN

    Director of Office Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) Training and Technical Assistance Program for the State of Massachusetts

    Title: Leveraging Nurse Practitioners to Treat Opioid Use Disorders in Primary Care

    Shawn Shea, MD

    Director of the Training Institute for Suicide Assessment & Clinical Interviewing

    Title: Quickly and Effectively Uncovering Suicidal Ideation in a Primary Care Setting

    Neftali Serrano, PsyD

    Executive Director of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA)

    Title: How to Formulate Effective, Co-created Patient Care Plans: The Nuts and Bolts of a Shared Treatment Plans

    Robert McKenna, PhD, MCHES; Pamela Kania, MS; and Carolyn M. Ballard Freeman, MPH, FACHE

    Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA)

    Title: Hot Topics in Integrated Behavioral Health: One Federal Agency’s Perspective

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