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September 29–October 3, 2013.
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Vladimir Maletic, MD, MS
Clinical Professor of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral
Science, University of South Carolina School of Medicine,
Columbia, SC; Consulting Associate, Division of Child
and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry,
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
This activity is intended for psychiatrists, primary
care physicians, psychologists, physician assistants,
psychiatric nurses, and other health care professionals
who seek to improve the care of patients with mental
After completing this activity, participants should
be able to:
Identify the etiology, pathophysiology, and neural
pathways of various psychiatric disorders and their
effects on patients
Implement evidence-based models on the use of psychotherapeutic
and pharmacotherapeutic interventions to develop
treatment plans, predict treatment response, optimize
remission, and prevent relapse
Employ strategies to identify and remove barriers
to treatment to improve patient outcomes in the
acute and long-term management of psychiatric disorders
Increase ability to assess psychiatric disorders
as well as patient's overall health, including
comorbidities, with the goal of improving diagnosis
In support of improving patient care, North American
Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME),
is 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 health care team.
NACCME designates this live activity for a maximum of
30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians
should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent
of their participation in the activity.
This continuing nursing education activity awards 30.0
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered
Nursing, Provider #13255 for 30.0 contact hours.
North American Center for Continuing Medical Education,
LLC (NACCME) is approved by the American Psychological
Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.
NACCME maintains responsibility for this program and
Instructional Level: Advanced
Certified Addiction Specialists
Approved for Continuing Education by the American Academy
of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders.
Requirements for Credit
To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants
must attend the educational activity and complete the
evaluation form. After successful completion of the
evaluation form online, participants may immediately
print their documentation of credit.
Physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses
may participate in this educational activity and earn
a certificate of completion as AAPA, AANP, and ANCC
accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through
their reciprocity agreements.
Other health care professionals treating patients with
mental health disorders should check with their state
licensing and certification boards to determine if Psych
Congress meets their continuing education requirements.
For questions regarding this educational activity, please
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electronic or mechanical, without first obtaining permission
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and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant
in this educational activity is in need of accommodations,
please call 609-371-1137.
Supported in part by independent educational grants
from Lilly USA, LLC, Pamlab, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals,
Inc., and Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Inc.