June 14 - 15, 2019

The Gateway Marriott, Crystal City
Washington, DC


Target Audience

This activity is designed for general, pediatric and geriatric psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, psychologists, social workers, other mental health professionals and primary care clinicians interested in treating patients with ADHD, Depression, Schizophrenia, Epilepsy, TBI, Autism, Parkinson’s Disease, Sports Concussion, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders.

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review the neuropsychiatric manifestations of epilepsy and strategies for their management.
  • Review the neuropsychiatric manifestations of Parkinson's Disease and the latest strategies for their management.
  • Describe the structural brain abnormalities in bipolar disorder and the effects of relapses and pharmacotherapy.
  • Explain the abnormalities in brain circuits and the symptom domains of schizophrenia and the emerging new therapies for schizophrenia.
  • Implement appropriate strategies to perform a Neuropsychiatric Mental Status Exam beyond the standard mental status assessment.
  • Describe the association between participation in collision sports and long term neuropsychiatric problems.
  • Identify the varieties of traumatic brain injury, their neuropsychiatric impact and their treatments.
  • Recognize the neurological roots of ADHD and their relationship to symptoms and treatments.
  • Recognize and assess current and emerging neuropsychiatric findings and therapeutic options for patients with autism and its neurobehavioral manifestations.
  • Explain the neurobiological effects of ketamine and how they translate into improvement in treatment-refractory depression.

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 Focus on Neuropsychiatry 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 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and 8 Self-Assessment Category 1 CME credits.

Physician Credit Designation

The University of Cincinnati designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 14.0 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 14 contact hours and 2.4 contact hours of pharmacotherapy credit for Advance Practice Registered Nurses

    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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