The Patient Cases: Psychosis (PDF)
 
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Target Audience:  This activity has been developed for prescribers specializing in psychiatry. There are no prerequisites. Health care providers in all specialties who are interested in psychopharmacology, especially primary care physicians, nurses, psychologists, and pharmacists, are welcome for advanced study.

Overview:  Schizophrenia encompasses positive, negative, cognitive, and affective symptom domains and can have a very different presentation for each individual patient. Additionally, patients with schizophrenia often suffer from various comorbid conditions. This booklet is a series of five case studies in psychosis, all adapted from real practice, and provides a glimpse into what cases look like after the first consultation, and over time, living through the treatments that work, the treatments that do not work, the mistakes, and the lessons to be learned.

Learning Objectives: After completing this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Integrate novel treatment approaches into clinical practice according to best practice guidelines
  • Implement evidence-based treatment strategies that are aligned with recovery goals set by  the patient
  • Include strategies for monitoring and addressing adherence as part of the treatment plan for  all patients
Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements: The Neuroscience Education Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The Neuroscience Education Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nurses: for ALL of your CE requirements for recertification, the ANCC will accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.  

Physician Assistants: the NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the AMA (providers accredited by the ACCME).

Also available will be a certificate of participation for completing this activity.

Please note: the content of this electronic book activity also exists as a print monograph under the same title. If you received CME credit for the print monograph version, you will not be able to receive credit again for completing this electronic book version.

Print Monograph Released: November 1, 2011
Electronic Books Released: December, 2011
CME Credit Expires: October 31, 2014

Media:  Electronic version of a printed book.

Sponsor: This activity is sponsored by the Neuroscience Education Institute.

Support: This activity is supported by an educational grant from Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.