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 67 (PSY67) Topics Include:  and more.

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Course Topics

Management of Medication Nonadherence

Use a variety of methods to assess adherence in patients with psychiatric disorders; Identify factors associated with nonadherence in patients with schizophrenia; List the side effects of medications that patients with schizophrenia most commonly regard as impairing their quality of life; Summarize the main benefits of long-acting injectable antipsychotics; Design an early integrated care model for patients with a first episode of schizophrenia.


An Update on Group Psychotherapy

Describe the role of the group as an entity in group psychotherapy; Identify the primary curative factors in group psychotherapy; Characterize the developmental stages of group therapy; Choose appropriate candidates for group therapy; Define the roles of the leader in group psychotherapy.

Psychopharmacologic Management of Eating Disorders

Diagnose common eating disorders; Design a treatment program for patients with anorexia nervosa; Explain the evidence in favor of olanzapine therapy to a patient with an eating disorder; List some psychiatric disorders that are commonly comorbid with eating disorders; Select safe medications for a patient with bulimia nervosa.


Antipsychotic Agents in Pediatric Patients

Titrate dosing of antipsychotic medications in children; Optimize treatment of a child with bipolar depression or mania; Summarize the findings of the TEAM study; Address hyperprolactinemia in a child on an atypical antipsychotic; Cite short- and long-term side effects of antipsychotic medications with the family of a child with a psychiatric disorder.


Update on Bipolar Disorder

Treat a patient on lithium; Summarize the findings of the BALANCE trial; Recognize the manic and depressive symptoms associated with juvenile BPD; Screen for common psychiatric comorbidities associated with juvenile BPD; Consider an appropriate treatment strategy for a youth with BPD.


Psychosis in Neurodegenerative Disorders

Identify the types of dementia that are most commonly associated with psychosis. Distinguish among the typical manifestations of psychosis in patients with dementia and those with primary psychiatric disorders; Recognize signs and symptoms of Lewy body disease; Counsel the family of a patient who presents with psychosis in dementia; Select appropriate medications for patients with psychosis in dementia.



Recognize forms of countertransference; Assess approaches to managing countertransference in clinical practice; Use intersubjectivity to enhance therapy; Elaborate on the benefits of mindfulness practices for patients and clinicians; Identify physiologic effects of meditation.

Opioids and Hepatitis C /Medical Marijuana

Identify patients at high risk for hepatitis C; Recognize the correlation between injected drug use and hepatitis C; Treat a patient with hepatitis C; Cite the medical conditions for which medical marijuana has the strongest evidence of efficacy; Determine whether a patient qualifies for treatment with medical marijuana.

Best Practices /Bipolar Disorder

Develop clinic-wide policies for measurement-based care of psychiatric patients; Use validated instruments appropriate for psychiatric patients in the community setting; Interpret data from recent studies that evaluated measurement-based care in psychiatry; Evaluate the contemporary definitions of bipolar disorder; Reconcile the diagnosis of mixed states with the concept of bipolar disorder as a spectrum.

Suicide Risk/Alternative Medicine

Teach psychiatric clinicians in training techniques for improving care and avoiding litigation related to suicidal patients; Recognize dynamic and static risk factors for suicide; Identify suicidal patients who are being treated for behavioral health conditions; Avoid drug interactions in patients taking over-the-counter herbal remedies and supplements; Advise a patient who asks about the safety of cannabidiol


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.


  • This was absolutely perfect: convenient, reasonably priced, excellent support personnel. Great topic ideas and easy format for which to learn. Extemely satisfied-will recommend to colleagues. Thank you!

    Beth C., MD, California


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