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American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry 2012 Self-Assessment Examination
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...8.
CME Credits Awarded by...Brown Alpert Medical School.
Cost for Credit...$99 AAAP Members; $229 Non-Members.
Instruction Type....Question-and-Answer.
Target Audiences....Addiction Psychiatry.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Expiration of CME credit...2015.
Financial Support...None Stated.
At the conclusion of this activity, you should be able to: 
1) Assess how you make decisions in common clinical situations; where you are likely to error and then develop your own self-assessment program of improvement; 
2) Increase your knowledge of the latest findings in the field of addiction psychiatry; 
3) Expand your knowledge of substance use disorders; 
4) Identify strengths and weaknesses in the practice of addiction psychiatry. 

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) Web-Based Training- Buprenorphine
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours....9.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....American Academy of Family Physicians.
Cost for Credit....AAAP Members: $99; Non-members: $171.
Instruction Type....Slide-Video Lecture.
Target Audience....ADDICTION (and other physicians who treat patients with substance abuse problems).
Educational material last updated....2010.
Financial Support...None Stated
This online course provides information regarding the use of buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid addiction. It reviews legislation regarding office-based opioid-addiction treatment, pharmacology, safety and effectiveness, patient assessment and selection, clinical management, special treatment populations, dosing, urine testing, and patient confidentiality. It meets the 8-hour training requirement specified in the Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 for physicians to qualify for prescribing and dispensing buprenorphine in their offices for the treatment of opioid dependence.

American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry Learning Center
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...4 activities; 191.5.
CME Credits Awarded by...American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.
Cost for Credit...See ==>.
Instruction Type....Slide-Audio Lecture.
Target Audiences.... Geriatric Psychiatrists.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Expiration of CME credit...3 years after posting.
Financial Support...None Stated.
These activities are available:
AAGP 2013 Annual Meeting (46 credits; $529)
AAGP 2012 Annual Meeting (65.75 credits; $529)
AAGP 2011 Annual Meeting (75.75 credits; $529)
MOC Conference: Assessment & Management of Behavioral Symptoms in Patients with Dementia (4 credits; $89) - Buprenorphine (Suboxone) Training and Practice Tools
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...8.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....Clinical Tools, Inc.
Instruction Type...Case-Based Interactive.
Target Audiences...General Interest, PSYCHIATRY, ADDICTION.
Educational material last updated....2010.
Financial support...National Institute on Drug Abuse.
"The Buprenorphine Training Program (first course) fulfills the physician-training requirements of the Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 (DATA 2000). According to DATA 2000 requirements, physicians must complete 8 hours of education, such as this program provides, if they wish to become eligible to prescribe buprenorphine for opioid dependence. Upon the successful completion of the training, and once they have met other requirements, physicians can submit a "notification of intent" to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to become eligible to prescribe buprenorphine." 

(The) CME Institute (Formerly Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Online CME)
CME Credit Hours...Unable to count accurately. Probably about 200 activities offering about 200 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....CME Institute of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc.
Cost...........Most are free; some require "platinum membership" ($66 per year).
Instruction Type...Slide-Audio Lectures; Text-Only; Case-based-Interactive.
Target Audiences....PSYCH.
Educational material last updated....2011.
Financial Support...Multiple pharmaceutical companies.
This site will take some practice to navigate. There is a huge quantity of material in varying formats. This  includes:
(Interactive presentations that allow you to learn at your own pace); 
Lectures (with slide presentations).
CME From The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (each activity includes multiple articles).
CME From The Primary Care Companion (each activity from includes a PDF of one or more articles).
Supplements to The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (most offer CME credit).
Supplements to The Primary Care Companion (offer CME credit, and the full text is available free online).

JAMA Psychiatry
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD,
CME Credit Hours...6.0 per year.
CME Credits Awarded by....American Medical Association.
Cost...........Free to subscribers to JAMA Psychiatry and AMA members.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics
Target Audience...PSYCHIATRY.
Educational material last updated...Monthly.
Financial support...None.
CME Credit Expires...Two years after posting.
Individual subscribers to JAMA Psychiatry and AMA members may participate in JAMA Psychiatry CME. You will find a wide selection of Psychiatry topics. 

Massachusetts General Hospital Academy  
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...About 71 activities; not able to count hours..
CME Credits Awarded by....McLean Hospital.
Cost for Credit....(Probably about $25 per hour).
Instruction Type...Slide-Audio Lecture.
Target Audiences...PSYCH (and others; see ===>)
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...Various Pharmaceutical Companies.
CME Credit Expires...One year after posting.
The bulk of the CME is in Psychiatry (52 activities-not able to count hours). You will also find CME in Neurology (8 activities), Oncology (8 activities) and several others.

Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health CME
CME Credit Hours...Varies from time to time.
CME Credits Awarded by....Medscape and many other sponsoring organizations.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics, Text-Only, Slide-Audio Lecture, Slide-Video Lecture and Case-Based-Interactive.
Target Audiences....PSYCH.
Educational material last updated...New activities posted daily.
Financial Support...Many academic, specialty, and commercial sources as well as self-supported by Medscape.
Expiration of CME Credit...Credit for most activities expires one year after posting.
CME activities of special interest to psychiatrists. Medscape contains a variety of educational formats:
CONFERENCE COVERAGE - Reports of  advances presented at major medical conferences; typically includes several tracks with news stories, expert interviews, and in-depth topic overviews.
CLINICAL UPDATE - Comprehensive original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
FAST TRACK CLINICAL UPDATE- Narrowly focused original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
CME-LIVE - Real-time online events with streaming video, synchronized visuals, and interactive questions and answers; archived for 1 year.
CLINICAL BRIEFS - Daily reports of major current medical research articles; 0.25 credits each
JOURNAL CME - Articles selected from a wide selection of peer-reviewed journals.
SPECIAL REPORT CME - Topic-based monthly email newsletter distributed to Medscape's professional member database by specialty.
INTERACTIVE PATIENT CASES - Original CME activity presented to the physician in an interactive, clinical case-based format. (See especially eMedicine CME Case Presentations.)
CME CIRCLE - Multimedia content certified by other accredited professional education providers, typically from live symposia or monographs, and then posted on Medscape and archived for one year.

Neuroscience CME
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...54 activities offering 1.0, 0.5 or 0.25 CME Credit Hours (total of about 27 hours-not counted).
CME Credits Awarded by...CME Outfitters, LLC.
Cost for Credit...Free.
Instruction Type...Slide-Video Lectures; podcasts; monographs (pdf).
Target Audiences...Multiple Specialties.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Financial Support...Various pharmaceutical companies.
Activities in a wide variety of medical and psychiatric topics.
Some recent activities include:
• Mature Mood Matters: New and Emerging Developments in Geriatric Depression
• Technologies to Advance the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease
• RLS for RLS: Resources, Learnings, and Strategies for Improving Outcomes in Restless Legs Syndrome
• Improving Medication Adherence & Outcomes in Transplant Recipients: Strategies to Improve Medication Adherence 
• Improving Medication Adherence and Outcomes in Transplant Recipients: The Impact of Medication Nonadherence

Neuroscience Education Institute Featured Web Activities
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...129 presentations; hours not counted.
CME Credits Awarded by...Neuroscience Education Institute (NEI).
Cost...Some free to all, some $10 per hour, most are free to NEI members ($129-$249 per year).
Instruction Type...Slide-Audio Lectures, Slide-Video Lectures, Podcasts, Webcasts, Mechanism of Action Animations, Text Articles, eBooks.
Target Audience...PSYCHIATRY.
Educational Material last updated...Weekly.
Financial Support... Many activities have commercial support
Some current offerings include:
• Don't You (Forget About Me): Lithium in Contemporary Psychiatry
• Defusing the Danger of Drug Interactions With Psychoactive Medications
• 43-Year-Old Woman With Refractory Depression and a Fear of Medication Side Effects
• 69-Year-Old Woman With Dysthymia and Severe Seasonal Depression
• 53-Year-Old Man With Treatment-Resistant Depression and Pain

Psychiatric Times
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD
CME Credit Hours...12 activities each offering 1.5 hours (total of 18 hours).
CME Credits Awarded by....CME, Inc.
Cost for Credit....$15.
Instruction Type...Text-Only.
Target Audience...PSYCH.
Educational material last updated....2011.
Financial Support...None Stated.
You will find 15 text-only articles. Some recent titles include: 
• A Guide to Applying Rating Scales in Clinical Psychiatry;
• The Implications of Chronobiology for Psychiatry;
• The Use of Antidepressants in the Substance-Abusing Population;
• Assessing Protective Factors Against Suicide: Questioning Assumptions;
• Understanding and Treating Bipolar Depression;
• Relapse Prevention and Recovery in Patients With Psychosis: The Role of Psychiatric Rehabilitation.