New and Emerging Non-Postsynaptic Dopamine Modulating Antipsychotic Treatments for the Management of Patients with Schizophrenia in the Department of Veterans Affairs
April 13, 2023
April 13, 2024
This activity is jointly provided by Med Learning Group and Ultimate Medical Academy/Complete Conference Management (CCM.
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Sunovion and Otsuka.
- Physicians — maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- Nurses — 1.0 Contact Hours
All other healthcare professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.
This activity is intended for psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, and nurse practitioners and within the VA system involved in the management of patients with schizophrenia.
This virtual live program has been designed to meet the educational needs of healthcare providers in the Department of Veterans Affairs, including psychiatrists involved in the management of patients with schizophrenia. We aim to help HCPs within the VA system assess the clinical benefits and disadvantages associated with dopamine-modulating antipsychotic medications approved for the management of schizophrenia and also interpret data from clinical trials assessing the clinical profiles of new and emerging therapies for the management of schizophrenia that have unique targets and mechanisms of action.
Upon completion of this activity, attendees should be able to:
- Assess the clinical benefits and disadvantages associated with dopamine-modulating antipsychotic medications approved for the management of schizophrenia
- Interpret data from clinical trials assessing the clinical profiles of new and emerging therapies for the management of schizophrenia that have unique targets and mechanisms of action
Christoph U. Correll, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Charité University Medicine
Physician Accreditation Statement
Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.
Physician Credit Designation
Med Learning Group designates this virtual live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the virtual live activity
Nursing Credit Information
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with schizophrenia.
CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.
CNE Accreditation Statement
Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional education development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Awarded 1.0 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
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In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff, and planning committee members participating in an MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.
Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest
- Dr. Christoph U. Correll
- Royalties: UpToDate
- Consulting Fees : AbbVie, Acadia, Alkermes, Allergan, Angelini, Aristo, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Cardio Diagnostics, Cerevel, CNX Therapeutics, Compass Pathways, Darnitsa, Gedeon Richter, Hikma, Holmusk, IntraCellular Therapies, Janssen/J&J, Karuna, LB Pharma, Lundbeck, MedAvante-ProPhase, MedInCell, Merck, Mindpax, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma, Mylan, Neurocrine, Newron, Noven, Otsuka, Pharmabrain, PPD Biotech, Recordati, Relmada, Reviva, Rovi, Seqirus, SK Life Science, Sunovion, Sun Pharma, Supernus, Takeda, Teva, Viatris
- Ownership Interest : Cardio Diagnostics, Mindpax, LB Pharma, Quantic
All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
CME Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.
CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was peer reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.
Staff Planners and Managers
The staff, planners, and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with ineligible companies related to the content of this CME/CE activity:
Matthew Frese, MBA, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
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Sylvia Hanna, MD Medical Director for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
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Joan Duer-Hefele, RN, MA CCRC, has nothing to disclose.
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- Read the CME/CE information and faculty disclosures.
- Participate in the online activity.
- Submit the evaluation form.
Certificates will be emailed to the participant.
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