December 2 - 4, 2018
Optional Post-conference Opioid REMS Course
Dec 4
The Encore at Wynn Las Vegas

Accreditation

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

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 2018 Psychiatry Update 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 19 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 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders, Women’s Mental Health, Depression, Psychopharmacology, Schizophrenia, Geriatric Psychiatry, Medicolegal Issues, Sexual Dysfunction, Chronic Pain, Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Bipolar Disorder.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Compare current pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment strategies for management of a range of disorders, including Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders,  Women’s Mental Health, Depression, Schizophrenia, Geriatric Psychiatry, Sexual Dysfunction, Chronic Pain, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, ADHD and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE).
  • Explain how the goals of law differ from the goals of medicine.
  • Clarify the difference between jails and prisons in regard to the role of the psychiatrist.
  • Discuss the role of risk management in practice.
  • Revise clinical assumptions based on biology, to include intuitive understanding of patients’ sexual aspirations.
  • Be able to recite several advances in schizophrenia including: genetic and nongenetic etiologies, abnormalities in the mitochondria and microglia activation leading to oxidative stress and inflammation, and emerging treatment and prevention strategies.
  • Describe risk genes, CNV and mutations as well as perinatal complications as etiological factors, the pathophysiology of psychotic episodes, the possible role of the microbiome , the relationship to frontotemporal dementia, BBB hyperpermeability, the encephalitis hypothesis, immune dysregulation and non-dopaminergic approaches to treating schizophrenia.

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 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. 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.

Nursing Designation

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 American 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.

Continuing Nursing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 19 contact hours. Designated for 3 contact hours of pharmacotherapy credit for Advance Practice Registered Nurses.

Opioid REMS Course

Please click here for the accreditation information for the post-conference Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits 
 

    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)

     

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