Evidence Based Treatment For PTSD: Where Are We and Where Do We Need to Go into the Future
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Availability
On-Demand
Expires on Jun 30, 2024
Cost
$0.00
Credit Offered
0.75 CME Credit
0.75 COP Credit

This presentation outlines the current evidence base for the treatment of PTSD, how it is reflected in international treatment guidelines and its application in clinical practice. The presentation will also outline the limitations to current evidence based treatments, and highlight key areas of exploration and innovation into enhancing these outcomes.

Format

Recorded webinar, non-interactive, self-paced distance learning activity.

This presentation was recorded on April 20, 2021 at the 15th Annual Amygdala, Stress, and PTSD Conference: Stress and the Mind.

Course References

  • Bisson, JI et al. (2019). The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies New Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Methodology and Development Process. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 32(4), 475-483. doi: 10.1002/jts.22421
  • Forbes, D et al. (2019). Treatment of military-related posttraumatic stress disorder: Challenges, innovations, and the way forward. International Review of Psychiatry, 31(1), 95-110. doi: 10.1080/09540261.2019.1595545
  • Hamblen, JL et al. (2019). A Guide to Guidelines for the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Adults: An Update. Psychotherapy and Practice Innovations, 56(3), 359-373. doi: 10.1037/pst0000231.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the current evidence base for the treatment of PTSD
  • Identify the relative strengths of the evidence to make informed choices as to which treatments to select
  • Describe the areas of further scientific attention and engagement in research into these enquiries

Target Audience

Psychiatrists

Estimated Time to Complete

Estimated Duration: 45 minutes
Begin Date: June 30, 2021
End Date: June 30, 2024

How to Earn Credit

Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ or a certificate of participation may do so by completing all sections of the course including the evaluation. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians) or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the completion date and hours earned. 

Continuing Education Credit

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

The APA designates this enduring CME activity for a maximum of 0.75 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

All financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this activity have been mitigated.

Program Presenters

  • David Forbes, PhD. Phoenix Australia, Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.

Program Planners

  • Derrick A. Hamaoka, MD,Assistant Chair, Medical Education, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Department of Psychiatry. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • David Mears, PhD, Basic Science Co-Director, Neuroscience Module and Interim Chair, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Alvi A. Azad, DO, MBA, Assistant Professor, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Gary H. Wynn, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Assistant Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, and Senior Scientist, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Kwang Choi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Kelly L. Cozza, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Eric Meyer, MD, Associate Clerkship Director, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • James A. Naifeh, PhD, Research Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and Research Psychologist, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Holly H. Mash, PhD, Research Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Amy E. Steward, MSgt, USAF, Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge at the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Julia Petrini, ScB, Research Assistant, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Brett Thomas, MD, PGY-2 Psychiatry, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.

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