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.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
After completing this activity, participants should be able to:
- Identify the etiology, pathophysiology, and neural pathways of various psychiatric disorders and their effects on patients.
- Implement evidence-based models on the use of psychotherapeutic and pharmacotherapeutic interventions to develop treatment plans, predict treatment response, optimize remission, and prevent relapse.
- Employ strategies to identify and remove barriers to treatment to improve patient outcomes in the acute and long-term management of psychiatric disorders.
- Increase ability to assess psychiatric disorders as well as patient's overall health, including comorbidities, with the goal of improving diagnosis and treatment.
In support of improving patient care, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME), is 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 health care team.
NACCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 30 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 30.0 contact hours.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 30.0 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
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.
For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609-630-6252.