The Multiple Effects of Video Games & How They Relate to Children's Health & Wellness

Ames, IA US
May 20, 2015

Mary Greeley Medical Center Grand Rounds is a multi-disciplinary clinical activity which serves to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public or the profession.  

Target Audience

Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses and healthcare administrators.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the effects of violent & pro-social video games on children, adolescents, & young adults.
  2. Understand the processess & mechanisms by which video games influence youth.
  3. Recognize & diagnose Internet Gaming Disorder (colloquially known as video game or Internet "addiction").

Speaker

Douglas S. Gentile, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology, Iowa State University

Biography

Disclosures

Speaker(s)

  • Dr. Gentile has nothing to disclose regarding financial relationships with any commercial entities, commercial companies providing support for this program, or any commercial manufacturers of products and/ or the providers of services discussed in tills presentation.

CME Committee

  • Dr. Brenda Burrough discloses she is a principal investigator in an Amgen research trial.
  • Dr. Jay Brown discloses he is an investigator for AstraZeneca
  • No member of the Mary Greeley Medical Center CME Committee who planned this activity, including Dr. Burrough & Dr. Brown, has any financial relationship to disclose relating to the content of this educational activity. 

The content and selection of speaker(s) is the responsibility of the Mary Greeley Medical Center for Continuing Medical Education Committee.

Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards and policies of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) through the joint sponsorship of Des Moines University (DMU) and Mary Greeley Medical Center. DMU is accredited by the AOA and approves this live activity for 1.0 AOA Category 2-A CME credit.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
Course opens: 
05/20/2015
Course expires: 
05/20/2015
Event starts: 
05/20/2015 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
05/20/2015 - 1:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Mary Greeley Medical Center
Bessie Myers Auditorium
1111 Duff Avenue
Ames, IA 50010
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/20/2015
Course expires: 
05/20/2015

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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