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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Does the Mechanism Matter? Breaking Down Novel Pharmacology in Bipolar Depression and Schizophrenia

  • Authors: Deanna L. Kelly, PharmD, BCPP; Christoph U. Correll, MD; Joseph F. Goldberg, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 10/20/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 10/20/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.50 ABIM MOC points

    Nurses - 0.50 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0.5 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)

    Pharmacists - 0.50 Knowledge-based ACPE (0.050 CEUs)

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for psychiatrists, primary care physicians, neurologists, nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), and other healthcare providers who provide care to patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to understand the pharmacologic mechanisms of emerging and novel treatments for bipolar depression and schizophrenia.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Mechanism of action of emerging and novel treatments for bipolar depression and schizophrenia
    • Tailoring of treatment decisions for bipolar depression and schizophrenia based on drug pharmacology
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Adjusting pharmacologic treatments in bipolar depression and schizophrenia


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Moderator

  • Deanna L. Kelly, PharmD, BCPP

    MPower Professor of Psychiatry 
    State of Maryland Strategic Partnership: MPowering the State 
    Acting Director, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center 
    University of Maryland School of Medicine 
    Baltimore, Maryland 

    Disclosures

    Deanna L. Kelly, PharmD, BCPP, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Alkermes; Janssen; Sunovion
    Research funding from: Saladax Biomedical Inc.

Faculty

  • Christoph U. Correll, MD

    Professor of Psychiatry and Molecular Medicine
    Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra
    Northwell, New York

     

    Disclosures

    Christoph U. Correll, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: AbbVie; Acadia; Alkermes; Allergan; Angelini Pharma; Aristo Pharma; Boehringer Ingelheim; Cardio Diagnostics; Cerevel Therapeutics; CNX Therapeutics; Compass Pathways; Damitsa; Gedeon Richter; Hikma; Holmusk; Intra-Cellular Therapies; Janssen; Johnson & Johnson; Karuna Therapeutics; LB Pharma; Lundbeck; MedAvante-ProPhase; MedinCell; Merck; Mindpax; Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma; Mylan; Neurocrine Biosciences; Noven; Otsuka; Pharmabrain; Recordati; Relmada Therapeutics; Reviva Pharmaceuticals; ROVI Pharmaceutical; Seqirus; Servier; SK Life Science; Sunovion; Sun Pharma; Supernus Pharmaceuticals; Takeda; Teva Pharmaceuticals; Viatris
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: AbbVie; Angelini Pharma; Aristo Pharma; Damitsa; Gedeon Richter; Hikma; Intra-Cellular Therapies; Janssen; Johnson & Johnson; Lundbeck; Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma; Mylan; Otsuka; Recordati; Seqirus; Sunovion; Takeda; Viatris
    Research funding from: Janssen; Takeda
    Contracted researcher for: Janssen
    Stock options from: Cardio Diagnostics; LB Pharma; Mindpax

  • Joseph F. Goldberg, MD

    Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    New York, New York

     

    Disclosures

    Joseph F. Goldberg, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: BioXcel Therapeutics; Jazz Pharmaceuticals; Lundbeck; Otsuka; Sage Therapeutics; Sunovion; Supernus Pharmaceuticals
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: AbbVie; Alkermes; Intra-Cellular Therapies; Sunovion

Editor

  • Frances McFarland, PhD, MA

    Associate Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

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

Compliance Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Lisa Simani, APRN, MS, ACNP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Lisa Simani, APRN, MS, ACNP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

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


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  • Awarded 0.50 contact hour(s) of nursing continuing professional development for RNs and APNs; 0.50 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology.

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    For Pharmacists

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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Does the Mechanism Matter? Breaking Down Novel Pharmacology in Bipolar Depression and Schizophrenia

Authors: Deanna L. Kelly, PharmD, BCPP; Christoph U. Correll, MD; Joseph F. Goldberg, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 10/20/2022

Valid for credit through: 10/20/2023

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Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to understand the pharmacologic mechanisms of emerging and novel treatments for bipolar depression and schizophrenia.

Before you begin this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing this brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.