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Department of Psychiatry

Impairment of Professionals

Presenter Details
Spencer Roberts, DO
Spencer Roberts, DO
Addiction Medicine Fellow
Department of Psychiatry, University of Arizona

Dr. Roberts is the son of a career Air Force officer and spent his childhood moving around and experiencing almost every part of the country. He has been to every state, with the exception of Alaska. Prior to becoming a physician, Dr. Roberts served in the Air Force himself as a linguist. His experiences in the military sparked an interest in mental health and addiction. He is a graduate of the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed residency in psychiatry in Aurora, Colorado where he also served as chief resident.

Additional Information

The educational objective for Psychiatry Grand Rounds is to provide mental health professionals with updates on psychiatric topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care. Psychiatry Grand Rounds are held on Wednesdays (September-May) from 12-1 p.m. Be sure to log into your CME account and complete the evaluation to receive credit.

Learning Objectives
  • Define impairment as it applies to professionals
  • Describe symptoms and warning signs of impaired professionals, as well as possible medico-legal implications of impairment
  • Identify treatment options and after-care prognosis of impaired professionals
CME Credit/Disclaimer

All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and the CME office reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity. 

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 12:00pm




Jamie Manser
College of Medicine – Tucson
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