Emerging Targets in the Management of Schizophrenia: The Potential of TAAR1 Agonists
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Craig Chepke, MD, FAPA
Medical Director. Excel Psychiatric Associates
Huntersville, North Carolina
Heather Luing, MD
Medical Director, Florida Center for TMS
Medical Director, Flagler Hospital
St. Augustine, FL
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This activity is intended for psychiatrists, primary care physicians, psychologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, psychiatric nurses, and other healthcare professionals who seek to improve the care of patients with mental health disorders.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Describe the limitations and barriers associated with the use of antipsychotics for schizophrenia whose MOA centers on dopamine D2 binding, including a discussion surrounding antipsychotic nomenclature
- Summarize the latest advances in schizophrenia research contributing to emerging treatment options with improved safety and efficacy profiles
- Evaluate the pharmacodynamics and latest efficacy and safety data associated with TAAR1 agonists
- Assess the potential clinical considerations associated with TAAR1 agonists in patients with schizophrenia and discuss how to best educate patients who may eventually benefit from these novel therapies about this new MOA
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Release Date: November 30, 2022
Expiration Date: November 30, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 75 minutes
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Douglas Noordsy, MD
Clinical Professor Director of Lifestyle Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, California
William C. Torrey, MD
Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Services
Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Lebanon, New Hampshire
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Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN (nurse planner)
Wound Clinics, Family Health Centers of San Diego
San Diego, California
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