Part 1: A Review of Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia affects 1% of the world’s population largely during a patient’s most productive years. Multiple treatments are available, however many gaps to recovery exist. Learn from experts diagnostic criteria for and defining recovery in schizophrenia.
Category
  • Adherence
  • Antipsychotics
  • Cognition
  • Neuropsychiatric Disorders
  • Patient/Physician Communication
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Schizophrenia/ Schizoaffective Disorders
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Side Effects
  • Veterans and Military Issues
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
  • Video
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Part 2: Chasing Cognitive and Negative Symptoms: Unmet Treatment Needs of Patients with Schizophrenia
Negative symptoms contribute to poor functional outcomes in schizophrenia. Evaluating different symptom domains and understanding the disorder’s reward circuitry can help with intervention and patients’ leading more fulfilling lives.
Category
  • Adherence
  • Antipsychotics
  • Cognition
  • Neuropsychiatric Disorders
  • Patient/Physician Communication
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Schizophrenia/ Schizoaffective Disorders
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Side Effects
  • Veterans and Military Issues
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
  • Video
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Part 4: Balancing Safety and Efficacy with Novel Schizophrenia Treatments
Balancing symptoms and side effects is difficult when treating patients with schizophrenia. New approaches to treatment and new therapies in the pipeline offer hope for this difficult-to-treat mental health disorder.
Category
  • Adherence
  • Antipsychotics
  • Cognition
  • Neuropsychiatric Disorders
  • Patient/Physician Communication
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Schizophrenia/ Schizoaffective Disorders
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Side Effects
  • Veterans and Military Issues
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
  • Video
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Screening and Accurate Diagnosis of Patients With Bipolar Disorder Type I and Type II
Drs Goldberg, Swartz, and DelBello discuss the spectrum of bipolar disorder, from major depressive disorder to bipolar I, and assessment strategies for establishing accurate diagnoses, including age, gender, signs and symptoms, and comorbidities to facilitate appropriate treatments and improve patient outcomes.
Category
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar Depression
  • Depression
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
  • Video
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Treatment Options for Bipolar I and Bipolar II Disorder
As novel agents join the treatment landscape for bipolar I and bipolar II disorder and new data emerge on existing therapeutics, clinicians need education on the latest evidence of the safety and efficacy profiles of existing and emerging treatments for bipolar I and bipolar II disorder. Join Drs Goldberg, DelBello, and Swartz in examining how to integrate this information into clinical practice and provide efficacious and tolerable treatment for patients with bipolar I and bipolar II disorder.
Category
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar Depression
  • Depression
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
  • Video
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Acute and Maintenance Treatment Strategies for Bipolar Depression: the Focus on Bipolar Depression Type I and Type II
Treating bipolar I and bipolar II depression is not one-size-fits-all. Learn from field experts about practice guidelines, novel agents, and approaches to developing personalized treatment plans for patients with bipolar depression type I and type II.
Category
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar Depression
  • Depression
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
  • Video
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Communicating With Patients and Families: Sharing the Treatment Journey of Bipolar Disorder
Dr Goldberg describes the role of the clinician as that of a travel agent, asking the patient, “Where do you want to go; what do you want it to be like there; how do you want to get there;” etc, then providing the patient with the related evidence-supported information. Learn how to become your patients’ travel agent for their journey through optimizing treatment strategies for type I and type II bipolar disorder.
Category
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar Depression
  • Depression
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
  • Video
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Acute and Maintenance Treatment Strategies for Bipolar I: Focus on Mixed and Manic Episodes
Adopting consensus guidelines while applying new evidence on the latest treatment options can often be a matter of balancing risks, benefits, and tolerability when addressing acute episodes in bipolar I disorder. Sit in on the discussion between three experts as they discuss guideline-directed treatment strategies that address manic and mixed episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder, and listen to one patient’s journey to hope and recovery.
Category
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar Depression
  • Depression
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
  • Video
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Therapeutic Tolerability and Adherence in Bipolar Disorder
Involving patients in designing their own treatment strategies according to their tolerability criteria can help combat the 90% nonadherence rate in patients being treated for bipolar disorder. Find out from experts about best practices in addressing patient concerns and balancing tolerability with efficacy and adherence in treating patients with bipolar disorder.
Category
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar Depression
  • Depression
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
  • Video
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Expanded Treatment Options and Addressing Unmet Needs in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder presents on a spectrum, with bipolar depression on one end and bipolar I on the other and a host of other presentations in between. As guidelines are updated and new treatments become available, developing individualized treatment regimens is key and collaboration between clinician and patient and family is critical in optimizing patient outcomes. Clinicians should use measurement-based care to assess whether treatment changes are necessary, which requires engaging with the patient to monitor efficacy and manage side effects.
Category
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar Depression
  • Depression
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation

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