Five reasons why collaborative care is beneficial to primary care providers and their patients.
Developed in conjunction with the AIMS Center, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) offers a 2-hour course outlining essential skills for a primary care provider within a Collaborative Care program. The course aims to help PCPs 1) understand the Collaborative Care model and develop skills to work with a psychiatric consultant and 2) strengthen behavioral health skills for a primary care setting.
This course is free and participants are eligible to earn Continuing Medical Education credits.
The Primary Care Provider (PCP) Champion plays a key role on the Clinic Implementation Team (CIT). The CIT is created when a medical practice is planning to implement Collaborative Care. This document outlines the PCP Champion's key responsibilities with the team and their PCP colleagues, as well as the personal and professional characteristics that are most desirable in the role.
Last updated: 4/3/20
Primary care providers identify and engage patients in collaborative care, make diagnoses, and treat patients. This handout describes the role of the PCP in more detail.
This template helps care managers have efficient case reviews with primary care providers (PCP)