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DBS For OCD Workshop

October 14, 2022 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-6

Lessons for Integrating Clinical Practice of Psychiatrists, Neurosurgeons, and Psychologists

Presented by Baylor College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Department of Neurosurgery

This hybrid online & in-person workshop is for psychiatrists, psychologists, neurosurgeons, and other healthcare professionals who treat patients with severe and treatment-resistant OCD, as well as for functional neurosurgeons interested in advancing their knowledge and skills in performing DBS (Deep Brain Stimulation) for OCD.

Learning objectives for this workshop:

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Apply the inclusion and exclusion criteria for eligibility of patients with OCD to undergo DBS
  • Define the role of cognitive behavioral therapy, specifically ERP, in the assessment of candidates for DBS
  • List the benefits of re-introducing cognitive behavioral therapy, specifically ERP, after DBS
  • Describing the techniques and challenges in conducting DBS programming for OCD

For more information, visit: https://cpd.education.bcm.edu/content/dbs-2022#group-tabs-node-course-default1


October 14, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-6


Hotel Intercontinental Medical Center
6750 Main St.
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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