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MC3 Recorded Education Series: PREP Module: Screening for Early Psychosis in Primary Care Settings

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Educational Materials
Release Date: Wed, 5/15/19
Termination Date: Tue, 12/31/19
Credits: 0.5
Description: This presentation will teach clinicians to identify the diagnostic criteria for clinical high-risk psychosis (attenuated psychosis syndrome), have an approach to the evaluation of young adults with suspected emerging psychotic disorders, understand the non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic approaches for the treatment of attenuated psychosis syndrome, and referral resources for further evaluation.
Educational Objectives: At the end of this activity, participant should be able to:
  1. Define the difference between psychosis and schizophrenia
  2. Understand the 3 phases of schizophrenia
  3. Understand the importance of early identification and intervention of psychosis
  4. Understand the definition of attenuated psychosis syndrome
  5. Understand the evidence based non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatment for early psychosis
  6. Identify referral sources for evaluation and treatment of early psychotic disorders in youth
Target Audience: This activity is appropriate for House Officers, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Other Healthcare Professionals, Physician Assistants, Physicians, Social Workers in the fields of Adolescent Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Primary Care, Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work.
Accreditation Information:

Accreditation and Credit Designation

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date: 05/15/19

Termination Date: 05/14/22

Additional Info: Presenters:
Alyssa Smith, LLP
Stephan Taylor, MD

Educational Planner
Stephan Taylor, MD

Educational Co-Planner
Anne Kramer, MSW
Erin Hughes-Krieger, MSW
Ivy F Tso, PH.D.

Financial Disclosures:
There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests to disclose for this activity.

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Credits available:

AMA PRA Category 1: 0.50
Participation: 0.50