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 65 (PSY65) Topics Include:  Education and Assistance for Junior Clinicians, Opioid Use Disorders, Civil Commitment, Burnout Among Clinicians, Assessing Capacity of a Patient, and more.

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Course Topics

Impulsivity and Aggression/Autism Spectrum Disorders

Sketch the cortical circuits involved in disorders of impulsivity and aggression; Recommend an appropriate medication for a patient with intermittent explosive disorder; Counsel a parent asking about cannabinoids for treatment of aggressive behavior in a child; Manage a patient with an autism spectrum disorder; Summarize ongoing research on treatments for the manifestations of autism spectrum disorders.

Tailoring Treatment to Patients with Bipolar Disorder

Explain the significance of mediators and moderators of treatment in patients with bipolar disorder; Select medications for different types of patients with bipolar disorder; List some important moderators of outcomes in patients with bipolar disorder; Consider comorbidities and drug interactions when prescribing for patients with bipolar disorder; Manage a patient with bipolar disorder who is misusing alcohol.


Borderline Personality Disorder/ADHD

Distinguish between depressive disorders and borderline personality disorder; Design a treatment plan for a patient with borderline personality disorder; List risk factors for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Manage a patient with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Summarize the neurobiology of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Update on Behavioral Addictions

Screen patients for common behavioral addictions; Manage care of a patient with compulsive shopping disorder; Define compulsive sexual behavior; Summarize the demographic characteristics and comorbidities commonly found in patients with gambling disorder (GD); Recommend a treatment program for a patient with GD.

Postpartum Depression/Clozapine

Diagnose and manage postpartum depression; Distinguish between postpartum depression, postpartum psychosis, and baby blues; Counsel a lactating woman about safe use of antidepressant medication; List approved and common off-label uses for clozapine; Manage dosing and plasma levels of clozapine.

Gun Violence and Mass Murderers

List traits observed to be common among mass murderers; Recognize typical characteristics of lone wolf terrorists; Summarize the findings of Mullen, who studied living mass murderers and their motives; Provide psychiatric care for a patient who expresses an interest in mass murder; Assess the likely effectiveness of societal interventions for averting mass murders.

Improving Mental Health Outcomes in the Transgender Population

Define terms commonly used to describe gender; Address factors related to suicide in transgender patients; Diagnose gender dysphoria; List mental health disorders that are more prevalent in the transgender population; Manage a transgender patient with psychosis.

Suicide Prevention/Trauma-Informed Care

Identify patients who may be at high risk for suicide; List historical, genetic, medical, and environmental risk factors for suicide; Work with local government agencies to implement models of suicide prevention at the level of the community and society; Manage care of a patient at risk for suicide; Collaborate with other mental health professionals to create a trauma-informed model of outpatient care.

Update on Eating Disorders

Identify high-risk patients with eating disorders; Counsel a family considering involuntary treatment for a patient with severe anorexia nervosa; List risks and benefits of deep brain stimulation for treatment of eating disorders; Diagnose and manage gastrointestinal complications of eating disorders; Treat a patient who develops osteoporosis as a complication of anorexia nervosa.

Update on Insomnia and Sleep Disorders

Manage insomnia in patients with psychiatric disorders; Counsel a patient asking about nonpharmacologic treatments for insomnia; Select safe therapies for insomnia in patients with a history of substance use; Diagnose common sleep disorders; Explain the pathophysiology of narcolepsy.

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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