A Focused Schizophrenia Update: Emerging Pharmacological Solutions for Management of Metabolic Disruptions
Jacob S. Ballon, MD, MPH
Co-Director, INSPIRE Clinic
Medical Director, H2 Inpatient Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University
Carmen Kosicek, MSN, APNP, PMHNP-BC
CEO, Founder and Provider
Alay Health Team
This session was previously presented at Elevate 2021. If you claimed credit for this session at Elevate 2021, you are not eligable to claim credit for this session again.
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This activity is designed 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:
- Outline common metabolic disruptions associated with current antipsychotic agents and their contribution to suboptimal adherence, and patient morbidity and mortality
- Appraise the clinical profiles of novel and emerging antipsychotic agents including their mechanisms of action and safety and efficacy data
- Describe potential strategies to mitigate adverse effects and improve medication adherence rates among patients with schizophrenia
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Release Date: June 30, 2021
Expiration Date: June 30, 2022
Estimated Time to Complete: 45 minutes
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NACCME would like to thank the following company/companies who has/have supported "A Focused Schizophrenia Update: Emerging Pharmacological Solutions for Management of Metabolic Disruptions" through educational grants and/or in-kind support: Alkermes, Inc.
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The faculty has reported the following:
Dr. Ballon: Research Funding (to Stanford)—NIMH, Alkermes, Corcept, Roche/Genentech; Consultant—Alkermes, Alto Pharmacy, Corcept, Indivior.
Ms. Kosicek: Advisory Board—AbbVie, Eisai, Teva Pharmaceuticals; Speakers Bureau—AbbVie, Alkermes, Teva Pharmaceuticals, US World Meds; Steering Committee Member—AbbVie.
William C. Torrey, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Geisel School of Medicine
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Douglas Noordsy, MD
Clinical Professor Director of Lifestyle Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, California
Dr. Torrey and Dr. Noordsy have disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC (nurse planner)
Associate Clinical Professor
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Mr. Penn: Grant/Research Support—Usona Institute; Salary—Usona Institute.
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