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FOCUS Quiz: Summer 2016 - Schizophrenia: Advances in Understanding and Treatment

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  • Journal CME


Release Date: 7/1/2016

Expiration Date: 12/31/2018

  • AMA PRA Category 1 Physician: 5
  • Participation: 5

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Overview

Schizophrenia: Advances in Understanding and Treatment

FOCUS, the APA clinical review and continuing medical education journal, is designed as a personal study resource to help practicing psychiatrists keep abreast of significant advances in the field, with particular attention to clinical practice and incorporation of core competencies. The goal of FOCUS is the dissemination of up-to-date information, facilitation of lifelong learning skills, maintenance of certification, and opportunity for self-assessment in order to improve patient care. Each issue, prepared by distinguished faculty who are recognized in their fields, incorporates a CME component. The material can be used effectively by establishing a regular schedule of study.

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Educational Objectives

As a result of this CME activity, the physician will:

• Become aware of recent changes in the understanding of schizophrenia, including advances in genetics and imaging,
the importance of team treatment, and the evidence base supporting treatment
• Be able to apply increased understanding of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy mechanisms and treatment options
for schizophrenia to patient care
• Review current knowledge, recognize gaps in learning, and prepare for an annual self-assessment designed to identify
areas where more study is needed to enhance management of patients

Target Audience

This program is one element of a lifelong learning program for psychiatrists and an aid for psychiatrists and other clinicians participating in maintenance of certification.

Estimated Time to Complete

Estimated Duration: 5 hours
Begin Date: July 1, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2018

How to Earn Credit

In order to earn CME credit, participants should read through the material presented in the issue. After reading the materials, complete the CME quiz by answering multiple-choice questions with a single correct answer. A score of 60% or higher is required to receive credit. Retakes are available for the test. Review the rationales, complete the online course evaluation, and then claim and print your CME certificate. The APA provides a CME certificate of credit for physicians and a certificate of participation for non-physicians.

Accreditation

The American Psychiatric Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The APA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty and Planner Disclosures

Program Planners

Mark H. Rapaport, M.D., Editor of FOCUS, and Chairman and Chief of Psychiatric Services, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga. Dr. Rapaport reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.

Laura Weiss Roberts, M.D., M.A., Co-Editor of FOCUS Ethics Commentary, Chairman and Katharine Dexter McCormick and Stanley McCormick Memorial Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA. Dr. Roberts reports: Owner, Terra Nova Learning Systems. 

Laura B. Dunn, M.D., Co-Editor of FOCUS Ethics Commentary, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA. Dr Dunn reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.

Dorothy Stubbe, M.D., Editor of FOCUS Communications Commentary, Associate Professor and Program Director, Yale University School of Medicine Child Study Center, New Haven, CT. Dr. Stubbe reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.

Ian A. Cook, M.D., Editor, Patient Management Exercise. Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and of Bioengineering, David Geffen School of Medicine and  Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, on leave. Dr. Cook reports: Chief Medical Officer and Senior VP of NeuroSigma, Inc., Research support:  NeoSync, NIH, Advisor/Consultant: NeuroSigma, NIH (ITVA member), VA (DSM member); Intellectual Property: assigned to UCLA and licensed to NeuroSigma, Inc.; Management/stock options: NeuroSigma, Inc.

B. Harrison Levine, M.D., M.P.H., Editor, Patient Management Exercise. Dr. Levine is a psychiatrist for children/adolescents and adults in Denver, CO.. Dr. Levine reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.

Author Affiliation and Disclosure Information - Authors Reporting Disclosures:

John  Lauriello, M.D., Guest Editor,  is professor and chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and a Robert J. Douglas, M.D., and Betty Douglas Distinguished Faculty Scholar in Psychiatry, University of Missouri—Columbia. Dr. Lauriello reports that he has served as an advisory member for an educational project that received an unrestricted educational grant from Janssen and Alkermes Pharmaceutical companies, served on a speakers bureau for Otsuka Pharmaceuticals, and received grant or research funding for a clinical trial site supported by Otsuka through Florida Atlantic University.

Douglas L. Noordsy, M.D., Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA. Dr. Noordsy reports receiving research grant support from Alkermes and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Will J. Cronenwett, M.D.  Dr. Cronenwett is with the Stone Mental Health Center, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago IL. Dr. Cronenwett has received research support from Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH and Neurocentria, Inc.

Peter J. Weiden, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, and chief medical officer, Uptown Mental Health, Uptown Research Institute, Chicago IL.  Dr. Weiden has served as a consultant to Allergen (Actavis), Alkermes, Delpor, Forum, Johnson & Johnson (Janssen Pharmaceuticals), Lundbeck, Otsuka, Novartis, Sunovion, Teva, and Vanda; he has received research support for clinical trials as investigator or subinvestigator at Uptown Research Institute from Actavis, Alkermes, Boehringer- Ingelheim, Forum, Intracellular, Johnson & Johnson (Janssen Pharmaceuticals), Neurocrine, Otsuka, Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals, and Takeda; he has participated in speakers bureaus for Alkermes, Forum, Johnson & Johnson (Janssen Pharmaceuticals), Lundbeck, Otsuka, and Sunovion; and he is a stockholder in Delpor, Inc.

Peter F. Buckley, M.D., Dean of the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, Augusta GA. Dr. Buckley reports receiving grant or research support from Alkermes, Ameritox, Auspex Pharmaceuticals, Avanir Pharmaceuticals, and Otsuka Pharmaceuticals. He has also been a consultant to the National Institute of Mental Health.

Douglas L. Noordsy, M.D., Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA. Dr. Noordsy reports receiving research grant support from Alkermes and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Author Affiliation and Disclosure Information - Authors Reporting no financial relationships with commercial interests:

Dr. Rahman is assistant professor of Clinical Psychiatry, University of Missouri—Columbia.

Jusleen Kendhari, M.D., Ravi Shankar, M.D., Laine Young-Walker, M.D., Department of Clinical Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Missouri—Columbia, Missouri.

Marc Manseau, M.D., M.P.H., and Michael Bogenschutz, M.D., Dr. Manseau is a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and Dr. Bogenschutz is a professor of psychiatry with the Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, New York City.

Geetha Jayaram, M.D., M.B.A., Dr. Jayaram is an associate professor with the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Baltimore MD.

American Psychiatric Association Staff involved in planning report no financial relationships with commercial interests:

Tristan Gorrindo, M.D., Director, Division of Education, APA

Kristen Moeller, Director of CME, Associate Director of FOCUS

Hardware/Software Requirements

This internet-based CME activity is best experienced using Internet Explorer 8+, Mozilla Firefox 3+, Safari 4+. This Web site requires that JavaScript and session cookies be enabled. Certain activities may require additional software to view multimedia, presentation, or printable versions of the content. These activities will be marked as such and will provide links to the required software. That software may be: Adobe Flash, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Windows Media Player. 

Optimal System Configuration

  • Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player 10.1+ 
  • Browser: Firefox 3+, Internet Explorer 8.0+, Safari 4.0+, or Google Chrome 7.0+ 
  • Operating System: Windows XP+ or Mac OS X 10.4+ 
  • Internet Connection: 1 Mbps or higher

Minimum Requirements

Windows PC:
500-MHz Pentium II; Windows XP or higher; 128 MB RAM; Video Card at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card at least 16-bit; Macromedia Flash Player 10 or higher, audio playback with speakers for programs with video content; Firefox 1.1+, Internet Explorer 7.0+, Safari 1.0+, Google Chrome, or Opera

Macintosh:
Mac OS X 10.3 or higher with latest updates installed; 1.83MHz Intel Core Duo or faster; RAM: 128MB or more; Video Card: at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card: at least 16-bit

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