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COVID-19: Providing Quality Care and Safe Practices for HCP at TMS Centers

COVID-19: Providing Quality Care and Safe Practices for HCP at TMS Centers 

You’re invited to join the Clinical TMS Society for this special installment of our Grand Round Webinar Series: COVID-19: Providing Quality Care and Safe Practices for HCP at TMS Centers

Learning Objectives: 

1. Review COVID-19 Transmission, Symptoms, Disease Progession and the Dynamics of Community Transmission;

2. The COVID-19 Evaluation Tool: Screening and Evaluating COVID-19 severity at TMS Health Centers;  

3. Safe Practices for Health Care Personnel; 

4. Clinical Examples: Managing Psychiatric Conditions and COVID-19 Risk and symptoms of COVID-19.


Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020

Time: 8:00 pm EDT, 5:00 pm PDT

Format: On-Demand

Cost: Members: FREE | Non-members $50 | Student Members FREE

*The recording for this webinar will be available to registered attendees on Friday, March 20, 2020. 

Panel Discussion with the following:

Richard Bermudes, MD

Richard Bermudes, MD earned his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego and completed his residency training in psychiatry and in family medicine at the University of Cincinnati. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry and completed a fellowship in cognitive therapy and cognitive therapy supervision at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Bermudes has 20 years’ experience caring for patients and is the chief medical officer of TMS Health Solutions, an organization he founded in 2007. He serves as the practice’s Medical Director and is an expert on TMS practice organization and policy development. In February 2010, Dr. Bermudes was the first provider of TMS therapy for depression in the Sacramento region. He recently co-wrote and edited Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: Clinical Applications for Psychiatric Practice published by American Psychiatric Association Publishing, 2018. 

John Onate, MD

Dr. Onate practices both Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at the Sacramento County Health Center, where he currently is the director of Integrated Behavioral Health.  As a faculty member at the University of California Davis School of Medicine he supervises Psychiatry, Combined Internal Medicine and General Internal Medicine residents; addressing the coordination of medical care in uninsured and indigent patients with mental illness and substance disorders.  He is a recipient of the American Psychiatric Association’s Nancy C.A. Roeske, M.D., Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Medical Student Education. He has published several articles and book chapters in the field of primary care preventative health and psychiatry.  He has spoken nationally at on the subject of integration, collaboration in medical and mental health care, addiction medicine, sports psychiatry, and on exercise as a treatment for depression. Dr. Onate has appeared on the PBS medical program “Second Opinion”.  He is strongly interested in the collaboration and integration of psychiatric care and substance abuse treatment in primary care, HIV medicine and Hepatitis C and exercise in the treatment of mental illness.  He is the faculty advisor for the UCDSOM Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society. 

1996 Biology, University of Southern Mississippi

2000 University of Mississippi School of Medicine 

Post Graduate Medical Training 
2005 Combined Internal Medicine and Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 

Board Certification 
ABIM-Internal Medicine 

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