Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH
Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Midland, Texas
Charles Raison, MD
Mary Sue and Mike Shannon Chair for Healthy Minds, Children & Families; Professor, School of Human Ecology, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
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This activity is intended for psychiatrists, primary care physicians, psychologists, nurse practitioners, 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
- 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; and
- Assess psychiatric disorders, as well as patients’ 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 (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 health care team.
NACCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 28.5 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 28.5 contact hours.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255, for 28.5 contact hours.
CE INFORMATION: APA
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
The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology has reviewed the 30th annual Psych Congress and has approved this program as part of a comprehensive program, which is mandated by the ABMS as a necessary component of Maintenance of Certification.
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 healthcare 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.
*Accreditation information pertains only to the main conference; accreditation information for the preconference program and Psych Congress On-Demand will be provided separately. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn up to 6.0 additional credits for participating in a one-day preconference. If you claim credit for a live session at Psych Congress, you cannot claim credit for the same session via Psych Congress On-Demand. Total credit hours are subject to change.
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.
For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 800-205-8233.
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This activity is supported by educational grants from Alkermes, Inc., Allergan, Inc., Neurocrine Biosciences, Pfizer, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Teva Pharmaceuticals.