Learn About Emotional Support Animals on Webcast

OSU Wexner Medical Center logo Learn About Emotional Support Animals on Webcast. So what exactly constitutes an Emotional Support Animal? What are the considerations for us as medical professions in evaluating patients for an ESA? To elaborate on this topic, We’ve invited a Psychiatry expert from the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Dr Meera Menon is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Describe relevant federal and state laws
  • Explore the evidence base for the use of ESA
  • Review the process of conducting an ESA evaluation and pertinent ethical considerations
  • Consider liability concerns and strategies to reduce liability

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Who Can Evaluate?
  • Disability
  • Who Recommends?
  • Diagnosis
  • Social Determinants

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

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