Psychiatry

Psychiatry Seminar CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, Emergency Physicians, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 60 (PSY60) Topics Include:  PHPs for the Mentally Ill, Misuse of Opioids, Telepsychiatry, ECT, ADHD, and more.

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Full Course:
PSY60
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
PSY60A, PSY60B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Inpatient and Outpatient Issues

Discuss key legal cases that underpin modern concepts of civil commitment; Outline societal changes and medical advances that altered treatment practices and public perceptions about mental illness in the 20th century; Choose appropriate language when documenting an involuntary civil commitment; Enumerate the benefits and limitations of partial hospitalization programs (PHPs) for the mentally ill; Work with a collaborative team to plan and establish a psychiatric PHP.

Adolescent Schizophrenia/Physician Suicide

Describe signs of early-onset schizophrenia in adolescents; Outline the results of major clinical trials leading to the approval of currently used antipsychotic medications for children with schizophrenia; Treat a child with schizophrenia based on individual response to medications and side effects; Recognize signs of physician burnout and other
risk factors for physician suicide; Manage a physician at risk for suicide.

Update on Geriatric Psychiatry

Distinguish among different psychiatric conditions that can cause psychosis; Counsel the family of an elderly patient who has dementia and psychotic symptoms about the risks and benefits of antipsychotic drugs; List the objectives of preadmission screening and annual resident review (PASRR); Prescribe appropriate medications for elderly patients with psychiatric disorders; Recognize the current economic and regulatory challenges faced by institutions and clinicians who care for patients with dementia.

QUALIFIES FOR GERIATRICS

Treating Opioid Addiction: What Psychiatrists Should Know

Summarize the scope and causes of the epidemic of opioid addiction in the United States; Recognize risk factors for misuse of opioids; Manage maintenance therapy for a patient with substance use disorder who is using opioids Explain the pharmacology of buprenorphine-naloxone; Advise a colleague about management of a pregnant woman with opioid addiction.

Substance Abuse/Pain Management

Manage treatment of a patient who is interested in quitting smoking; Select appropriate medications for patients with alcohol use disorder; Recommend effective treatments for patients who abuse cocaine or methamphetamine; Explain the role of neurotransmitters in the response to pain; Recognize signs of bipolar illness in a patient previously diagnosed with unipolar depression.

Personality Disorders/Pediatric Psychiatry

Recognize personality disorders in patients presenting with other conditions; Explain the importance of diagnosing personality disorders in patients with other psychiatric disorders; Manage a patient with a personality disorder; Distinguish between anxiety disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children; Select medications for a child with both anxiety and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Update on Collaborative Care

Explain the differences between payment models for psychiatric and nonpsychiatric care; Describe differences in usage of the health care system by patients with and without mental illness; Work with primary care clinicians to design a collaborative care model that integrates psychiatry into a primary care practice; Add telepsychiatry to a multidisciplinary practice; Consult for a health care organization interested in implementing asynchronous telepsychiatry.

Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry

Explain the associations between dietary factors and obstetric outcomes; Work with an obese patient to create a preconception plan for dietary management; Diagnose premenstrual dysphoric disorder; Individualize treatment for premenstrual dysphoric disorder; Recommend pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments for perimenopausal symptoms.

Overview of Paraphilic Disorders

Diagnose paraphilia based on the definition in Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fifth Edition); Describe the elements of a comprehensive evaluation of an individual with a paraphilic disorder; List the goals of the evaluation and treatment of paraphilias; Evaluate the benefits and risks of medications used to treat paraphilias; Counsel a teenager engaging in "sexting."

QUALIFIES FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT

Update on Antipsychotic Drugs and ECT

Diagnose schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders based on definitions in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fifth Edition); Select appropriate medications for a patient with psychosis; Counsel a patient considering ECT; Safely deliver ECT to a patient who is pregnant or in the postpartum period; Manage complications and adverse effects associated with ECT.

QUALIFIES FOR CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Inpatient and Outpatient Issues

Discuss key legal cases that underpin modern concepts of civil commitment; Outline societal changes and medical advances that altered treatment practices and public perceptions about mental illness in the 20th century; Choose appropriate language when documenting an involuntary civil commitment; Enumerate the benefits and limitations of partial hospitalization programs (PHPs) for the mentally ill; Work with a collaborative team to plan and establish a psychiatric PHP.

Adolescent Schizophrenia/Physician Suicide

Describe signs of early-onset schizophrenia in adolescents; Outline the results of major clinical trials leading to the approval of currently used antipsychotic medications for children with schizophrenia; Treat a child with schizophrenia based on individual response to medications and side effects; Recognize signs of physician burnout and other
risk factors for physician suicide; Manage a physician at risk for suicide.

Treating Opioid Addiction: What Psychiatrists Should Know

Summarize the scope and causes of the epidemic of opioid addiction in the United States; Recognize risk factors for misuse of opioids; Manage maintenance therapy for a patient with substance use disorder who is using opioids Explain the pharmacology of buprenorphine-naloxone; Advise a colleague about management of a pregnant woman with opioid addiction.

Substance Abuse/Pain Management

Manage treatment of a patient who is interested in quitting smoking; Select appropriate medications for patients with alcohol use disorder; Recommend effective treatments for patients who abuse cocaine or methamphetamine; Explain the role of neurotransmitters in the response to pain; Recognize signs of bipolar illness in a patient previously diagnosed with unipolar depression.

Update on Collaborative Care

Explain the differences between payment models for psychiatric and nonpsychiatric care; Describe differences in usage of the health care system by patients with and without mental illness; Work with primary care clinicians to design a collaborative care model that integrates psychiatry into a primary care practice; Add telepsychiatry to a multidisciplinary practice; Consult for a health care organization interested in implementing asynchronous telepsychiatry.

Update on Geriatric Psychiatry

Distinguish among different psychiatric conditions that can cause psychosis; Counsel the family of an elderly patient who has dementia and psychotic symptoms about the risks and benefits of antipsychotic drugs; List the objectives of preadmission screening and annual resident review (PASRR); Prescribe appropriate medications for elderly patients with psychiatric disorders; Recognize the current economic and regulatory challenges faced by institutions and clinicians who care for patients with dementia.

QUALIFIES FOR GERIATRICS

Personality Disorders/Pediatric Psychiatry

Recognize personality disorders in patients presenting with other conditions; Explain the importance of diagnosing personality disorders in patients with other psychiatric disorders; Manage a patient with a personality disorder; Distinguish between anxiety disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children; Select medications for a child with both anxiety and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry

Explain the associations between dietary factors and obstetric outcomes; Work with an obese patient to create a preconception plan for dietary management; Diagnose premenstrual dysphoric disorder; Individualize treatment for premenstrual dysphoric disorder; Recommend pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments for perimenopausal symptoms.

Overview of Paraphilic Disorders

Diagnose paraphilia based on the definition in Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fifth Edition); Describe the elements of a comprehensive evaluation of an individual with a paraphilic disorder; List the goals of the evaluation and treatment of paraphilias; Evaluate the benefits and risks of medications used to treat paraphilias; Counsel a teenager engaging in "sexting."

QUALIFIES FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT

Update on Antipsychotic Drugs and ECT

Diagnose schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders based on definitions in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fifth Edition); Select appropriate medications for a patient with psychosis; Counsel a patient considering ECT; Safely deliver ECT to a patient who is pregnant or in the postpartum period; Manage complications and adverse effects associated with ECT.

QUALIFIES FOR CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  PsychologyPediatricsEmergency MedicineInternal MedicineObesityWomen's HealthMen's Health and Nutrition.

If you have taken the current Psychiatry CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Psychiatry plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.