Psychiatry CME

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    JAMA Psychiatry

    Individual subscribers to JAMA Psychiatry and AMA members may participate in JAMA Psychiatry CME.

    You will find a wide selection of Psychiatry topics including:
    PTSD, cognitive processing therapy, depression, opioid withdrawal, and more.

    Target Audience: Psychiatrists

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    • Cost: Free for Members
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: American Medical Association
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Academy

    The bulk of the CME activities on this website is in Psychiatry. You will also find CME in Neurology ,Oncology, and several other specialties.

    Target Audience: Psychiatrists, Neurologists, Oncologists

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    • Cost: Varies depending on course
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: McLean Hospital
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health CME

    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.

    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.

    Target Audience: Psychiatrists

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Medscape and many other sponsoring organizations
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio
    • Material last updated: Continuously Updated
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    Neuroscience CME

    The site offers activities in a wide variety of medical and psychiatric topics.

    Some popular 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

    Target Audience: Multiple Specialties, especially Psychiatrists

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: CME Outfitters, LLC
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • Neuroscience Education Institute Featured Web Activities

    Some popular 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

    Target Audience: Psychiatrists

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    • Cost: Varies depending on course
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Neuroscience Education Institute (NEI)
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • Psychiatric Times

    Psychiatric Times covers many topics related to Psychiatry. Some examples of 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; and

    Target Audience: Psychiatrists

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    • Cost: Varies depending on course
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: CME, Inc.
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    Binge Eating Disorder (BED): Therapeutic Updates, Best Practices, and Barriers to Care

    This free online CME self-learning program provides deep insights into Binge Eating Disorder (BED) and features commentary from experts on the topic.

    Topics covered in this program include

    • BED epidemiology
    • BED comorbidities
    • BED treatment
    • BED diagnosis

    After completing this course, you will better be able to:

    • Describe the importance of accurate diagnosis and treatment of BED.
    • Determine likelihood of BED using established methods in a patient case.
    • Describe available therapies used for treatment of BED and summarize* recent literature supporting use of those therapies
    • Design a therapeutic regimen, including pharmacotherapy, for the treatment of BED
    • Describe barriers preventing the optimal treatment of BED

    Target Audience: Psychiatrists and primary care physicians; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists who practice in psychiatry; and any other healthcare professionals with an interest in or who clinically encounter patients with BED.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: September 04, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: September 04, 2021
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    Managing Bipolar Depression: Best Practices and Emerging Therapies

    This program features 7 activities and offers 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    After completing this course, you will better be able to:

    • Summarize diagnostic criteria for bipolar disorder.
    • Utilize available screening tools to better identify patients with bipolar depression.
    • Review clinical practice guideline recommendations for bipolar depression.
    • Discuss the potential role of D3 receptors in the pathophysiology and treatment of bipolar depression.
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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 2.5
    • CME credits awarded by: NOVUS Medical Education
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video
    • Expiration of CME credit: 12/21/2019
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    Quality Measures and Evidence-based Guidelines for Major Depressive Disorder

    This free Psychiatry CME course features two activities and offers 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    After completing this course, you will better be able to:

    • Understand the impact of quality measures on clinical practice, and the benefit of adhering to evidence-based guidelines in care for patients with MDD.
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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: NOVUS Medical Education
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video
    • Expiration of CME credit: 7/20/2019
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    Binge Eating: Diagnosing and Treating a Secret Disorder

    This free Psychiatry course features 2 activities and offers 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    After completing this course, you will better be able to:

    • Assess the etiology, risk factors, and comorbidities associated with binge eating disorder and their relation to weight gain and obesity.
    • Apply evidence-based diagnostic criteria to differentially diagnose binge eating disorder.
    • Incorporate the use of psychotherapy, cognitive therapy, and pharmacotherapy as needed, for the safe and effective treatment of binge eating disorder.
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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 0.5
    • CME credits awarded by: VINDICO Medical Education
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video
    • Expiration of CME credit: 6/29/2019