Improving the Therapeutic Management of Schizophrenia: A Focused Conversation on Management of Weight Gain and Metabolic Disruptions

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Any Time
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Cost Range
FREE
Supported by educational grants from and Alkermes, Inc. and Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc.

Host And Instructor

Host
Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Learning Network
Instructor
Christoph U. Correll, MD and Sanjai Rao, MD
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Credits

C.E. Credit for North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME): 1.50
Specialization: APA, CME, CNE, Pharmacology, Participation
In support of improving patient care, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (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 healthcare team.

Training Overview Description

This activity is intended for psychiatrists, primary care physicians, psychologists, physician assistants, psychiatric nurses, and other healthcare professionals who seek to improve the care of patients with mental health disorders.

Event-specific Details

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate new and emerging antipsychotic agents for the management of schizophrenia in terms of efficacy, safety, and adherence
  • Identify factors that contribute to nonadherence to medication regimens and the downstream consequences of suboptimal schizophrenia care
  • Describe potential mechanisms for antipsychotic-associated weight gain and metabolic disorders and develop strategies to mitigate iatrogenic effects

ACTIVITY OVERVIEW
To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must participate in the full activity, and complete the evaluation form. Participants who successfully complete the evaluation form online may immediately print their documentation of credit.

Participants who have successfully completed the live version of this activity are not eligible to receive credit for this enduring material.

Expiration Date: 10/15/2021

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609-371-1137.