Friday, September 15, 2017
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Credits: 6.0 CME/CE credits
Join more than 500 of your dedicated mental healthcare professional peers who are looking to further their knowledge and understanding of specialized topics in psychopharmacology. Members of the esteemed Psych Congress Steering Committee will lead case-based presentations that aim to answer some of the most difficult diagnosis and prescribing questions that even the most experienced practitioners find challenging.
Julie Carbray, PhD, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, APN
University of Illinois at Chicago
Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH
Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC
University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing
Vladimir Maletic, MD, MS
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Greenville, South Carolina
Charles Raison, MD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
To view faculty bios, please click here
CME/CE Accreditation Information
This activity is intended for psychiatrists, primary care physicians, psychologists, physician assistants, psychiatric nurses and other health care professionals who seek to improve the care of patients with mental health disorders.
After completing this activity, participants should be able to
- Implement best practices for diagnosing and differentiating comorbid psychiatric disorders;
- Employ strategies for identifying appropriate pharmacotherapeutic interventions to develop treatment plans, predict treatment response, optimize remission and prevent relapse; and
- Recognize appropriate treatment interventions that have evidence-based support of efficacy when there are inadequate outcomes with initial interventions.
In support of improving patient care, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
NACCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This continuing nursing education activity awards 6.0 contact hours.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 6.0 contact hours.
North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NACCME maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Instructional Level: Advanced
Requirements for Credit
To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must attend the educational activity and complete the evaluation form. After successful completion of the evaluation form online, participants may immediately print their documentation of credit.
Physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses may participate in this educational activity and earn a certificate of completion as AAPA, AANP and ANCC accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through their reciprocity agreements.
Other health care professionals treating patients with mental health disorders should check with their state licensing and certification boards to determine if Psych Congress meets their continuing education requirements.
North American Center for Continuing Medical Education complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please call 609-371-1137.
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These are promotional programs and no CE credits are offered. All attendees, please be advised that information, such as your name and the value of any meal you receive during these promotional programs, may be publicly disclosed pursuant to applicable federal and/or state laws. If you are licensed in a state, or are an employee of an organization that limits or prohibits meals from pharmaceutical companies, please identify yourself to ensure compliance with such requirements.
For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609-630-6252.
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