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December 7 - 9, 2020
December 5, 2020 Optional WORKSHOPS

 

Accreditation

Live Virtual Conference: December 5, 2020 – December 9, 2020
Enduring Conference Archive: December 9, 2020 – January 9, 2021
 

 

 

Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Global Academy for Medical Education. The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology has reviewed the CURRENT PSYCHIATRY/AACP 2020 Psychiatry Update and has approved this program as part of a comprehensive CME program, which is mandated by the ABPN as a necessary component of maintenance of certification (MOC). The activity awards 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (including post-conference workshops) and 8 Self-Assessment Category 1 CME credits.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for pediatric, general and geriatric psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, psychologists, social workers and other mental health professionals engaged in the care of patients with ADHD, Alzheimer’s Disease, Women’s Mental Health, Depression, Psychosis, Hallucinations, Adult and Pediatric Anxiety and Mood Disorders, College Mental Health, Addiction, Geriatric Psychiatry, Insomnia and Sleep Disorders, and Personality Disorder.

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Global Academy for Medical Education. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine 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.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

December 5, 2020 – December 9, 2020 - The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

December 9, 2020 – January 9, 2021 - The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 23 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Live Continuing Nursing Education activity is 19 (13.25) for the general sessions and 5.75 for attending the pre-conference workshops) contact hours. Pharmacotherapy contact hours (5.65 credits for the main conference and 2 APRN credits for the Addiction workshop and 1.75 APRN credit for the Cannabis workshop) for Advance Practice Registered Nurses will be indicated on your certificate.

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Enduring Continuing Nursing Education activity is 23 (17.25) for the general sessions and 5.75 for attending the pre-conference workshops) contact hours. Pharmacotherapy contact hours (5.65 credits for the main conference and 2 APRN credits for the Addiction workshop and 1.75 APRN credit for the Cannabis workshop) for Advance Practice Registered Nurses will be indicated on your certificate.

International Credit Designation

European physicians can earn their ECMEC®s by attending live events worldwide that have been granted ECMEC®s through the UESMS-EACCME procedure, and worldwide, except in Europe, that have been certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. European physicians can also earn their ECMEC®s by completing e-learning programs from providers from all over the world except in the United States, that have been granted ECMEC®s through the UEMS-EACCME procedure and from accredited providers from the United States, that have been certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Additionally, the following Countries and Regions have reciprocity with the ACCME:

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Canada)
  • Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians (UK)
  • Bulgarian Union of Scientific Medical Societies (Bulgaria)
  • French National Medical Council (France)
  • Italian Federation of Scientific Medical Societies (Italy)
  • National CME Commission of the Italian Ministry of Health (Italy)
  • Spanish Accreditation Council for CME (Spain)
  • Bavarian Chamber of Physicians (Germany)
Learning Objectives

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

  • Recognize overlapping symptoms and devise an approach to address the individual patient’s comorbidities
  • Diagnose and treat multiple psychiatric disorders
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of medication combinations and adjunctive therapies with the best evidence of efficacy to integrate practice guidelines for their treatment
  • Utilize pharmacotherapy and non-pharmacotherapy in the treatment of ADHD, depression, anxiety, schizophrenia and psychotic episodes, hallucinations, postpartum and other women’s mental health disorders, insomnia and sleep disorders, mood, borderline personality, Alzheimer’s disease and long-term care issues.

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