Accreditation

Provided by the University of Cincinnati and Global Academy for Medical Education.

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology has reviewed the Current Psychiatry/AACP 2017 Psychiatry Update Encore

Presentation and has approved this program as part of a comprehensive CME program, which is mandated by the ABMS as a necessary component of maintenance of certification (MOC). The activity awards 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and 8 Self-Assessment Category 1 CME credits.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for general and geriatric psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, psychologists, social workers and other mental health professionals interested in treating patients with Personality Disorders, Schizophrenia, Antipsychotics, Substance Abuse, Malingering & Medicolegal Risk, Women’s Mental Health, Psychiatric Disorders in Children & Adolescents, Geriatric Psychiatry and Somatic Disorders & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review current treatment pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies for management of a range of disorders, including treatment-resistant depression and schizophrenia, substance abuse disorders, malingering, and personality disorders.
  • Discuss individualized treatment approaches to psychiatric and neurological disorders in special populations, including women, children, and the elderly.
  • Address controversies in psychiatric management, including medical marijuana, the role of social media, and the appropriate uses of antipsychotic agents.

Accreditation

Physician Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Cincinnati and Global Academy for Medical Education, Inc. The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit Designation

The University of Cincinnati designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants Credit Designation

The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

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