Designed for psychiatrists, this continuing medical education live activity will provide information to maintain and expand competency and medical knowledge. Psychiatrists in clinical practice are short of the ideal based on the knowledge and evidence base in psychiatry and neuroscience. There are practical limitations based on delivery systems that contribute to this gap. This NCPA Annual Meeting program aims to address these gaps in areas most relevant to our members’ clinical activities, touching on adults and children/adolescents, addictions, consequences of trauma and schizophrenia.
This activity is a mechanism to claim credit for attendance at the live event held in Myrtle Beach, NC from 9/15 - 9/17/2017. Attendees will need to enter the Group ID code distributed at the event to enroll in the activity, complete the evaluation and claim and print a certificate by 11/17/2017. If you have misplaced the Group ID code, please email email@example.com.
At the end of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:
- Critically discuss and evaluate the evidence base for psychiatric practice
- Examine public policy trends and their potential impact on psychiatric practice
- Identify emerging clinical practice and research findings and how they may impact practice
- Apply quality improvement strategies to improve clinical care
- Identify barriers to care, including health service delivery issues
This activity is intended for psychiatrists, psychologists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, social workers, and administrators.
Estimated Time to Complete
Estimated Duration: 13.5 hours
Begin Date: September 15, 2017
Expiration Date: November 17, 2017
How to Earn Credit
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 event date and hours earned.
Continuing Education Credit
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the North Carolina Psychiatric Association. The APA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Psychiatric Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 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
- Bruce Capehart, M.D., Medical Director, OEF/OIF Program, VA Medical Center; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Jane Finch, MSW, LCSW. Ms. Finch discloses the following relationships: Stock: Pfizer; Speakers Bureau (spouse): Orexo Pharmaceuticals
- Kevin Gray, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division, Medical University of South Carolina. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Rebekah Jakel, M.D., Ph.D., Director of Consultation and Liaison Service, VA Medical Center; Assistant Professor, Duke University Medical Center. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Fred Jarskog, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, UNC-Chapel Hill; Research Director, North Carolina Psychiatric Research Center. Dr. Jarskog discloses the following relationships: Consultant: Bracket (independent reviewer for clinical trial); Grant/Research Support: Auspex/Teva, Boehringer Ingelheim, Otsuka
- David Lewis, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Thomas Detre Professor of Academic Psychiatry, Chair of the Psychiatry Department, University of Pittsburgh; Medical Director, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. Dr. Lewis discloses the following relationships: Consultant: Sunovion; Grant/Research Support: Pfizer
- Christine Marx, M.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center; Co-Director for Research, VA Mid-Atlantic Research, Education, and Clinical Center; Staff Psychiatrist, VA Medical Center, Durham, NC. Dr. Marx discloses the following relationship: Co-applicant, pending patent applications focusing on neurosteroids in CNS disorders. No patents issued; no licensing in place; VA 208 waiver in place.
- Steve Prakken, M.D., Director of Medical Pain Service, Assistant Professor in Anesthesiology, Duke University Health System. Dr. Prakken discloses the following relationship: Consultant: RADEAS
- Barbara Rothbaum, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Director, Veterans Program, Director, Trauma and Anxiety Recovery Program, Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Rothbaum discloses the following relationships: Stock: Virtually Better, Inc; Other: Dr. Rothbaum has funding from Wounded Warrior Project, Department of Defense Clinical Trial Grant No.W81XWH-10-1-1045, “Enhancing Exposure Therapy for PTSD: Virtual Reality and Imaginal Exposure with a Cognitive Enhancer”, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH Grant No. 1R01MH094757-01, “Prospective Determination of Psychobiological Risk Factors for Posttraumatic Stress,” and McCormick Foundation “Brave Heart: MLB’s Welcome Back Veterans SouthEast Initiative.”
- Moira Rynn, M.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Rynn discloses the following relationship: Grant/Research Support: Pfizer, Shire
- Sy Saeed, M.D., Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, East Carolina Universitys Brody School of Medicine. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Burton Scott, M.D., Ph.D., Movement Disorders Neurologist, Duke Neurological Disorders Clinic and Durham VA Medical Center. Dr. Scott discloses the following relationships: Grant/Research Support: Current grants from Biotie, Pfizer for multicenter clinical trials in Parkinson's disease. Current grant from Vaccinex, Teva, CHDI for multicenter clinical trials in Huntington's disease.
- Grace Terrell, M.D., CEO and President, Cornerstone Health Care, PA. Dr. Terrell discloses the following relationships: Stock: CHESS (founder and board member); Envision Genomics (CEO, board member); Stock (spouse): Lightbeam; Employee: CEO of Envision Genomics; practicing physician at Cornerstone Health Care
- LeTonia Adams, M.D. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Stephen Wyatt, D.O. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Philip Ninan, M.D. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Mehul Mankad, M.D. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Chris Aiken, M.D. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Don Buckner, M.D. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Michael Zarzar, M.D. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Robin Huffman. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Katy Kranze. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
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