You are leaving Medscape Education
Cancel Continue
Log in to save activities Your saved activities will show here so that you can easily access them whenever you're ready. Log in here CME & Education Log in to keep track of your credits.
 

CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Navigating the Depressive Episode: Best Practices in Differentiating Mood Disorders

  • Authors: Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 9/28/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 9/28/2023
Start Activity

  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.25 ABIM MOC points

    Nurses - 0.25 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0.25 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)

    IPCE - 0.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for psychiatrists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and other healthcare providers who care for patients with bipolar disorder.

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to improve clinician understanding of the diagnostic criteria for mood disorders and elevate their ability to differentiate between depressive episodes.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Demonstrate improved performance associated with
    • Distinguishing unipolar and bipolar depression
    • Using validated instruments to screen for mood disorders
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Incorporate interprofessional strategies into mood disorder screening


Disclosures

Medscape, LLC requires every individual in a position to control educational content to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies that have occurred within the past 24 months. Ineligible companies are organizations whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

All relevant financial relationships for anyone with the ability to control the content of this educational activity are listed below and have been mitigated. Others involved in the planning of this activity have no relevant financial relationships.


Faculty

  • Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH

    Clinical Professor
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    New York Medical College
    Valhalla, New York

    Disclosures

    Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH, has the following relevant financial relationships: 
    Consultant or advisor for: AbbVie/Allergan; Acadia; Adamas; Alkermes; Angelini; Astellas; Avanir; Axsome; BioXcel; Boehringer Ingelheim; Cadent Therapeutics; Eisai; Enteris BioPharma; HLS Therapeutics; Impel; Intra-Cellular Therapies; Janssen; Karuna; Lundbeck; Lyndra; Medavante-ProPhase; Merck; Neurocrine; Novartis; Noven; Otsuka; Ovid; Relmada; Reviva; Sage; Sunovion; Supernus; Teva; and one-off ad hoc consulting for individuals/entities conducting marketing, commercial, or scientific scoping research
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: AbbVie/Allergan; Acadia; Alkermes; Angelini; Eisai; Intra-Cellular Therapies; Janssen; Lundbeck; Neurocrine; Noven; Otsuka; Sage; Sunovion; Takeda; Teva
    Stock options from: Reviva
    Owns stock (publicly traded) in: Stocks (small number of shares of common stock): Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly, J & J, Merck, Pfizer purchased > 10 years ago

Editors

  • Clinton W. Wright, PharmD, BCPP

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Clinton W. Wright, PharmD, BCPP, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Frances McFarland, PhD, MA

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC

    Disclosures

    Frances McFarland, PhD, MA, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CNE, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CNE, CHCP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has no relevant financial relationships.


Accreditation Statements



In support of improving patient care, Medscape, LLC is jointly accredited with commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 0.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

    For Physicians

  • Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.

    Contact This Provider

    For Nurses

  • Awarded 0.25 contact hour(s) of nursing continuing professional development for RNs and APNs; 0.25 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology.

    Contact This Provider

For questions regarding the content of this activity, contact the accredited provider for this CME/CE activity noted above. For technical assistance, contact [email protected]


Instructions for Participation and Credit

There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this online educational activity. For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.

This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated on the title page; physicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period that is noted on the title page. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must receive a minimum score of 70% on the post-test.

Follow these steps to earn CME/CE credit*:

  1. Read about the target audience, learning objectives, and author disclosures.
  2. Study the educational content online or print it out.
  3. Online, choose the best answer to each test question. To receive a certificate, you must receive a passing score as designated at the top of the test. We encourage you to complete the Activity Evaluation to provide feedback for future programming.

You may now view or print the certificate from your CME/CE Tracker. You may print the certificate, but you cannot alter it. Credits will be tallied in your CME/CE Tracker and archived for 6 years; at any point within this time period, you can print out the tally as well as the certificates from the CME/CE Tracker.

*The credit that you receive is based on your user profile.

CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Navigating the Depressive Episode: Best Practices in Differentiating Mood Disorders

Authors: Leslie Citrome, MD, MPHFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 9/28/2022

Valid for credit through: 9/28/2023

processing....

Stacey Chong, a 29-year-old Asian woman, is coming to her primary care physician, Dr Clearwater, today seeking an effective treatment for her depression. She looks tired and a little unkempt -- her hair is messy and she is wearing a sweatshirt and sweatpants.

 

 

Practice Assessment

How will you improve your practice? Please click on the "Next" button to assess your planned changes by completing this brief survey. (Note: the following questions were developed by an independent consulting group with expertise in assessing the effectiveness of medical education.)

  • Print