2021 NEI Synapse Half-Day: August Chewing the Fat: Metabolic Issues in Mental Illness
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What will you learn during the 2021 August Synapse Half-Day? 

The Half-Day on Chewing the Fat: Metabolic Issues in Mental Illness gives you the latest information on the metabolic effects associated with antipsychotics and how exercise may improve mental health. PLUS a live Q&A session with expert guests!

You will additionally receive helpful information and resources from the non-CME events: Scientific Poster Presentation, Industry Symposium, and featured Exhibiting company.  

 CME AGENDA (subject to change)

Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 7:00 am - 10:30 am (Pacific Time)

Weighing In: Minimizing Metabolic Effects Associated With Antipsychotics

Faculty: Andrew J. Cutler, MD

Learning Objectives: 

  • Investigate the hypothesized neurobiological mechanisms by which antipsychotics may alter metabolic parameters
  • Implement treatment strategies aimed at reducing or avoiding metabolic side effects

Jumping for Joy! The Effects of Exercise on Mental Health

Faculty: William M. Sauvè, MD

Learning Objectives: 

  • Examine the effects of exercise on a variety of mental health conditions
  • Discuss the management of medication-induced metabolic side effects through exercise


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