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Diagnosing and Managing Schizophrenia: Practical Strategies for the Federal Healthcare Professional


Time to Complete:
60 Minutes
Released:
5/26/11
Expires:
5/25/12

Maximum Credits:

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
1.0 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
1.0 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

Journal Supplement Journal Supplement
Time to Complete:
60 Minutes

Released:
5/26/11

Expires:
5/25/12

Maximum Credits:
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
1.0 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
1.0 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
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Time to Complete:
60 Minutes
Released:
5/26/11
Expires:
5/25/12


Maximum Credits:
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
1.0 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
1.0 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)


Overview: This activity addresses important issues in the identification, diagnosis, and management of schizophrenia in patients within the federal healthcare system, which includes active-duty servicemembers, Veterans, and others. It is designed to increase the awareness of schizophrenia as a possible diagnosis among other common conditions in this patient population, assist with the development of treatment plans based on current guideline recommendations, and guide the modification of treatment regimens based on patient response, adverse effects, adherence concerns, and other treatment challenges.

Faculty

Mark Olfson, MD, MPH

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University

Research Psychiatrist

New York State Psychiatric Institute

New York, NY

William V. Bobo, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Nashville, TN

Robert A. Rosenheck, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Public Health

Director, Division of Mental Health Services and Outcomes Research

Department of Psychiatry

Yale School of Medicine

New Haven, CT


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Disclosure Statement

The content of this activity has been peer reviewed and has been approved for compliance. The faculty and contributors have indicated the following financial relationships, which have been resolved through an established COI resolution process, and have stated that these reported relationships will not have any impact on their ability to give an unbiased presentation.  

Mark Olfson, MD, MPH has indicated no real or apparent conflicts.
 
William V. Bobo, MD has indicated no real or apparent conflicts.
 
Robert A. Rosenheck, MD
Consulting fees/advisory boards: Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Contracted research: Janssen

The writer (Katherine Kahn), activity planners (Rachel Karcher and Lisa Rinehart), and other employees of Med-IQ and the College of Physicians and Surgeons have no financial relationships to disclose.


This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.


This activity is supported by an educational grant from Janssen, Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., administered by Ortho-McNeil Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC.

Unless otherwise indicated, photographed subjects who appear within the content of this activity or on artwork associated with this activity are models; they are not actual patients or doctors.

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