301-20: Improving Patient Outcomes in Schizophrenia

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301-20:  Improving Patient Outcomes in Schizophrenia

Review the evidence on best approaches for caring for individuals with schizophrenia, including acute, mid-, and long-term therapy options. Understand the risks, benefits, and effectiveness of psychopharmacologic interventions for schizophrenia.


Presenter:
  Christoph U. Correll, M.D.

Disclosures:  The presenter has disclosed a relationship with Acadia, Alkermes, Allergan, Angelini, Axsome, Gedeon Richter, Gerson Lehrman Group, IntraCellular Therapies, Janssen/J&J, LB Pharma, Lundbeck, MedAvante-ProPhase, Medscape, Neurocrine, Noven, Otsuka, Pfizer, Recordati, Rovi, Sumitomo Dainippon, Sunovion, Supernus, Takeda, and Teva. The planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length: 1 hour 31 minutes 

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe and apply the ranking of different pharmacologic treatments for schizophrenia regarding acute and long-term efficacy, tolerability, and quality of life.

Keywords:  Schizophrenia


Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
1.5 pharmacology contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


The contact hours for this session expire:  June 30, 2022


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