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Supplemental Psychiatric Education for Primary Care (SPEPC)

This online behavioral health education program is available at no cost to you. It contains 12 modules. 

Behavioral health initiative (BHI) modules are aimed at helping primary care providers manage patients with behavioral health conditions. 

Each module takes approximately 30 to 40 minutes. Continuing education credit is available. This program was created through the generous funding of The Moses Taylor Foundation and AllOne Foundation.

SPEPC modules

Module 101*: Integration of care                                                                    
Module 102*: Anxiety disorders                                                                            
Module 103*: Mood disorders                                                                            
Module 104*: Opioid use disorders/addictions
Module 105*: Substance misuse disorders/addictions                                          
Module 106: Chronic pain
Module 107: Adult trauma                                                                                    
Module 108: Child trauma
Module 109: OCD, dissociative, somatic symptom disorders                     
Module 110: ADHD, eating disorders, sleep/wake disorders
Module 111: Psychiatric diagnosing, psychoses, bipolarity                    
Module 112: Emergencies, when to consult a psychiatrist
*Modules 101 – 105 are currently available. 

We’ll add more modules each month. You can complete them in any order.

Registration and enrollment

Step 1: Go to SPEPC registration page.
Step 2: Enter new user information and click “create account.”
Step 3: Check your email to complete registration. Allow 24 to 48 hours for registration email.
Step 4: Once you receive the welcome email, click on “set password” to continue. Save your password to log in.
Step 5:  Click on “BHI module 101” under “learning library” to enroll.
Step 6: Get started.

Continuing medical education (CME)/continuing education (CE) (H3)

You’ll earn one credit hour for each completed module if you:

  • Earn an 80% or above on the post-test
  • Complete an evaluation.

Names and email addresses of eligible participants will be submitted weekly to the Geisinger Continuing Professional Development (CPD) office.
Follow these instructions to access your CME/CE credits:  

  • Geisinger employees – You can locate your credits in one of two ways: 
    • Log into GOALS and click on “My CME Transcript.” 
    • Log into our CPD Calendar and click “my transcript.” Choose the date range you want to view. 
  • Non-Geisinger participants – Log into our CPD Calendar and click “my transcript.” Choose the date range you want to view.
  • Complete the evaluation at the end of the module(s) to receive credit. Allow seven to 10 business days for your CME/CE credits to post.

Questions? Email bhi@som.geisinger.edu.