In this first of 3 episodes on the complexities of managing schizophrenia, Dr Leslie Citrome gives an overview of the disease and the value of patient-centered medicine. He provides information on the key symptoms and importance of preventing relapse in patients with schizophrenia, as well as information on common comorbidities and strategies for choosing among the many treatment options and modalities.
After completing this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Describe the role of long-acting injectable antipsychotics in schizophrenia management
NPs and PAs
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In support of improving patient care, Practicing Clinicians Exchange 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.
ANCC Credit Designation
Nursing contact hours: 0.25, which includes 0.25 hours of pharmacology credit
AAPA Credit Designation
Practicing Clinicians Exchange has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 0.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until July 6, 2023. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
PA course advisor: Amanda Zimmerman, PA-C, West Forsyth Pain Management, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
IPCE Credit Designation
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 0.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.
This activity is supported by educational grants from Alkermes, Inc. and Teva Pharmaceuticals.
The opinions or views expressed in this CE/CME activity do not necessarily reflect the opinions or recommendations of Practicing Clinicians Exchange or any educational supporter.
All faculty and planners participating in continuing education activities sponsored by Practicing Clinicians Exchange (PCE) are required to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. All relevant conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PCE policy. In addition, all faculty are required to openly disclose any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices discussed in this activity. The faculty and Planning Committee have been advised that this activity must be free from commercial bias and based upon all available scientifically rigorous data from research that conforms to accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.
Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH, consultant: AbbVie/Allergan, Acadia, Adamas, Alkermes, Angelini, Astellas, Avanir, Axsome, BioXcel, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cadent, Cerevel, COMPASS, Eisai, Enteris BioPharma, HLS Therapeutics, Impel, INmune Bio, Intra-Cellular Therapies, Janssen, Karuna, Lundbeck, Lyndra, MedavanteProPhase, Merck, Neurocrine, Novartis, Noven, Otsuka, Ovid, Praxis, Relmada, Reviva, Sage, Sunovion, Supernus, Takeda, Teva; speaker: AbbVie/Allergan, Acadia, Adamas, Alkermes, Angelini, Eisai, Intra-Cellular Therapies, Janssen, Lundbeck, Neurocrine, Noven, Otsuka, Sage, Sunovion, Takeda, Teva; ownership interest: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, Lilly, Merck, Pfizer, Reviva.
Amber Hoberg, PMHNP, consultant/advisor/speaker: Acadia, Avanir, BioXcel, Intracellular Therapies, Neurocrine, and Teva.
Gabrielle Giacona individual publicly traded stocks/stock options: AstraZeneca, Moderna, and Teva.
Amanda Zimmerman, PA-C, research support/fees for non-CME/CE services: BioDelivery Sciences International.
None of the members of the Planning Committee or PCE staff have any relevant financial relationships to disclose, except Gabrielle Giacona and Amanda Zimmerman, PA-C as noted above.
Participants wishing to earn CE/CME credit must:
- View the content in its entirety
- Relate the content material to the learning objectives
- Complete the post-test and evaluation form
Successful completion of the post-test is required to earn CE/CME credit. Successful completion is defined as a cumulative score of 100%.
The estimated time to complete this activity is 0.25 hours.
Release date: July 7, 2022
Expiration date: July 6, 2023
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