Psychiatry CME Courses

Credits: 1 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Streaming Video, Interactive Online
Price: Free
Release Date: October 13, 2017
Expiration Date: October 13, 2019
Summary:

By the end of the session the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the epidemiology of AUD and outline current and evolving diagnostic criteria
  • Describe challenges to the successful identification of patients with AUD
  • Identify the treatment modalities currently available for management of AUD and apply them to patient cases using evidence-based medicine
  • Develop strategies for recognizing and improving therapeutic adherence in patients treated for AUD

Alcohol use disorder (AUD), referred to colloquially as alcoholism, is an integration of past terms that have include in past as alcohol dependence or abuse, and may be marked by any one of a number of different symptoms or behaviors that include physical cravings, compulsion, guilt, and frequent consumption over an extended period of time. There are about 7.9 million people in the United States who suffer from the disease, but a fraction – 2.2 million people – seek treatment for it. The number of people who are considered heavy drinkers is about double at somewhere between 15.9 and 17.6 million, and just under a quarter of Americans over age 12 reports having engaged in binge drinking at least once in the last month. Alcohol accounts for over 687,000 emergency department visits by people under age 20 per year, and AUD is estimated to cost $223.5 billion per year. Worldwide, 76.3 million people are estimated to have AUDs, and they account for an annual mortality rate of 1.8 million. AUD is largely undertreated, constituting one gap in care and justifying CME

Credits: 40 ()
Format: Question Bank
Price: $599/12 months
Summary: Featured Content:
  • Review with 1200 Psychiatry questions
  • Access for 12 months
  • Earn CME credit while preparing for MOC exams
Credits: 1 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Interactive Online
Price: Free
Release Date: 4/4/17
Expiration Date: 6/23/18
Summary:

Speakers

  • George T. Grossberg, MD Samuel W. Fordyce Professor; Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • David Beck, MD Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Topic and Learning Objectives

  • Identify different and various forms of agitation among patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD).
  • Review proposed mechanisms underlying agitation in AD and how pharmacologic agents may affect them
  • Evaluate body of evidence of current and emerging pharmacologic agents for the management of agitation/aggression in patients with AD

Credits: 40 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Live Course, Multiple Formats
Price: $660 - $990
Summary: The 4-day seminar to take prior to examination. This review with syllabus is designed to prepare you to pass examination.

Topics covered

Psychiatric Background: Psychological Development *** Psychological Testing*** Psychiatric Examination ***Classification Systems *** Epidemiology & Genetics

Psychiatric Disorders: Schizophrenia *** Mood Disorders *** Organic mental syndromes *** Sexual Dysfunction *** Somatoform Disorders *** Dissociative Disorders *** Personality Disorders *** Anxiety Disorders *** Sleep Disorders *** Eating Disorders *** Alcohol Abuse *** Substance Abuse

Psychiatric Treatment: Brief Psychotherapy *** Group and Family Therapy *** Behavioral Therapy *** Cognitive Therapy *** Psychopharmacology

Neurosciences: Neuroanatomy *** Neuropharmacology ***Electroencephalography *** Neuroendocrinology ***Neurophysiology *** Neuroimaging

Anatomic Neurology: Neurological Examination *** Central Nervous Disorders*** Psychogenic Disorders *** Cranial and Peripheral Nerves *** Muscular Disorders

Neurologic Symptoms: Dementia, Delirium and Coma *** Aphasia, Apraxia and Agnosia ***Multiple Sclerosis *** Cerebrovascular Disease *** Visual Disturbances *** Neurologic Aspects of Pain *** Movement Disorders *** Headaches and Seizures *** Brain Tumors and Trauma

Specialty Psychiatry: Child Psychiatry *** Adolescent Psychiatry *** Geriatric Psychiatry *** Forensic psychiatry *** Psychiatric Consultation

Format: Interactive Online
Price: $139/month, $329/6 months
Summary: Make sure you are prepared by practicing as many clinical vignettes and video vignettes as possible. Specifically designed for Psychiatry Part C, Board Vitals Psychiatry Vignettes offers over 250 Vignette Style Questions. Part C consists of HALF of the board exam!
  • More than 50 Cases - Fully updated for 2015
  • Over 250 Vignette Style Questions (includes 30 Videos with similar length to the exam)
  • Updated for the 2015 exam with regards to DSM 5
  • The only Part C Psychiatry Vignette Question Bank Available
  • Discount offered if you buy with BoardVitals Psychiatry Multiple Choice Question Bank
Credits: 6.75 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: Free
Summary: Online CME courses about neuropsychiatry and psychiatry are available. Following are the titles for each course, as well as the faculty members presenting each one:
  • ADHD: Therapeutic Updates and Best Practices (Floyd Sallee MD, PhD)
  • Alzheimer Disease: Therapeutic Updates, Best Practices, and Barriers to Care (Richard Stefanacci DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD)
  • Bipolar disorder: Therapeutic Updates and Best Practices (Robert Post MD)
  • Schizophrenia: Barriers to Care, Therapeutic Updates, and Best Practices (Rimal Bera MD)
  • Therapeutic Updates and Best Practices in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorders (MDD) (Sarah Grady PharmD)
  • Therapeutic Updates and Best Practices in the Treatment of Schizophrenia (Troy Moore PharmD)