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CME / ABIM MOC

Bipolar Disorder: Interactive Case Discussions and Practice Points

  • Authors: Leslie L. Citrome, MD, MPH; Holly A. Swartz, MD; John M. Zajecka, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 6/29/2023
  • Valid for credit through: 6/29/2024, 11:59 PM EST
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.75 ABIM MOC points

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for psychiatrists, primary care physicians (PCPs), nurse practitioners (NPs), and physician assistants (PAs) involved in the care of patients with psychiatric conditions.

The goal of this activity is to help clinicians be better able to individualize clinical management decisions for patients with bipolar disorders.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have greater competence related to
    • Assessing effectiveness of treatments for bipolar disorder 
    • Individualizing therapy for patients with bipolar disorder 
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Communicate with their patients with bipolar disorder to engage them in shared decision-making


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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 L. Citrome, MD, MPH

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

    Disclosures

    Leslie L. Citrome, MD, MPH, has the following relevant financial relationships: 
    Consultant or advisor for: AbbVie Inc./Allergan, Inc.; ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Adamas; Alkermes, Inc.; Angelini; Astellas Pharma, Inc.; Avanir Pharmaceuticals; Axsome; BioXcel; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Cadent Therapeutics; Cerevel; Clinilabs; COMPASS; Eisai Inc.; Enteris BioPharma; HLS Therapeutics; Idorsia; INmune BIO; Impel; Intra-Cellular Therapies; Janssen Pharmaceuticals; Karuna; Lundbeck, Inc.; Lyndra; Medavante-ProPhase; Marvin; Merck & Co., Inc.; Mitsubishi-Tanabe Pharma; Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.; Neurelis, Inc.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals; Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.; Ovid; Praxis; Recordati; Relmada; Reviva; SAGE Therapeutics; Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals USA 
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: AbbVie Inc./Allergan, Inc.; ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Alkermes, Inc.; Angelini; Axsome; BioXcel; Eisai Inc.; Idorsia; Intra-Cellular Therapies; Janssen Pharmaceuticals; Lundbeck, Inc.; Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.; Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.; Recordati; SAGE Therapeutics; Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
    Stock options from: Reviva
    Owns stock (publicly traded) in: Bristol Myers Squibb Company; Lilly; Johnson & Johnson; Merck & Co., Inc.; Pfizer Inc.

  • Holly A. Swartz, MD

    Professor of Psychiatry 
    Department of Psychiatry 
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

    Disclosures

    Holly A. Swartz, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships: 
    Consultant or advisor for: Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. 

  • John M. Zajecka, MD

    Professor 
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 
    Rush Medical Center 
    Director 
    Woman's Board Depression Treatment and Research Center 
    Chicago, Illinois 

    Disclosures

    John M. Zajecka, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships: 
    Consultant or advisor for: Alpha Sigma; ElMindA; Johnson & Johnson/Janssen Pharmaceuticals; Lundbeck, Inc.; Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.
    Research funding from: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Compass; ElMindA; Hoffman-LaRoche; Johnson & Johnson/Janssen Pharmaceuticals; LivaNova; Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals; Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.; SAGE Therapeutics; Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.  

Editor

  • Clinton W. Wright, PharmD, BCPP

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

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

Compliance Reviewer

  • Yaisanet Oyola, MD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Yaisanet Oyola, MD, 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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    For Physicians

  • Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 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 0.75 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.

    College of Family Physicians of Canada Mainpro+® participants may claim certified credits for any AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™, up to a maximum of 50 credits per five-year cycle. Any additional credits are eligible as non-certified credits. College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) members must log into Mainpro+® to claim this activity.

    Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.

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CME / ABIM MOC

Bipolar Disorder: Interactive Case Discussions and Practice Points

Authors: Leslie L. Citrome, MD, MPH; Holly A. Swartz, MD; John M. Zajecka, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 6/29/2023

Valid for credit through: 6/29/2024, 11:59 PM EST

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