MOC Self-Assessment Module: Psychopharmacology

For physicians, there are new maintenance of certification (MOC) requirements. This self-assessment module helps you meet these new standards.

As part of recertification requirements, physicians must now participate in Maintenance of Certification Program (MOC) activities like this one to cultivate a focus on lifelong learning and competency throughout one’s profession. This module helps you hone in on clinical and practice management skills that are central to quality patient care and improved outcomes for patients.

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) has reviewed the Psychopharmacology Self-Assessment (Online) Module and has approved this program as part of a comprehensive self-assessment program, which is mandated by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) as a necessary component of maintenance of certification. Physicians who participate in this project and meet ABPN completion requirements will receive credit for the Lifelong Learning Self-assessment component of Maintenance of Certification (MOC).

The purpose of the self-assessment is to help you identify and fill knowledge gaps. This module will help test your knowledge, provide feedback on your performance, and provide references to help you fill any knowledge gaps.

Please note: there is no video or presentation in this module, it is a self-assessment tool.

Pricing

The cost of this MOC module is: $35.00

Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be issued for requests received within 5 business days of purchase, but an administrative fee of $10.00 will be deducted from your refund. No refunds will be made thereafter. Additionally, no refunds will be made for individuals who claim credit, regardless of when they request a refund.

Target Audience

This program is intended for:

  • psychologists
  • general and family practice physicians
  • psychiatric nurses
  • physician assistants
  • nurse practitioners
  • and social workers

Learning Objectives

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Analyze areas in practice relating to the diagnosis and treatment of Psychopharmacology that need improvement.
  • Assess resources where one can find further education on areas needing improvement.
  • Develop a personal plan of action for addressing areas in practice that need improvement.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 3.00 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

Course opens: 
10/01/2020
Course expires: 
09/30/2023
Cost:
$35.00
Rating: 
0

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 3.00 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

Price

Cost:
$35.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Release Date: October 1, 2020
Expiration Date: September 30, 2023
Review Date: October 1, 2020 by Robert Althoff, MD, PhD

Planners

David H. Rubin, MD 
Robert Althoff, MD, PhD, reviewer

Disclosure Information

In accord with the disclosure policy of McLean Hospital as well as guidelines set forth by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education, all people in control of educational content, including speakers, course directors, planners, and reviewers, have been asked to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests of both themselves and their spouses/partners over the past 12 months, as defined below:                              

Commercial Interest

The ACCME defines a “commercial interest” as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests. For more information, visit www.accme.org.

Financial relationships

Financial relationships are those relationships in which the individual benefits by receiving a salary, royalty, intellectual property rights, consulting fee, honoraria, ownership interest (e.g., stocks, stock options or other ownership interest, excluding diversified mutual funds), or other financial benefit.  Financial benefits are usually associated with roles such as employment, management position, independent contractor (including contracted research), consulting, speaking and teaching, membership on advisory committees or review panels, board membership, and other activities from which remuneration is received, or expected.  ACCME considers relationships of the person involved in the CME activity to include financial relationships of a spouse or partner.

Relevant financial relationships 

ACCME focuses on financial relationships with commercial interests in the 12-month period preceding the time that the individual is being asked to assume a role controlling content of the CME activity. ACCME has not set a minimal dollar amount for relationships to be significant.  Inherent in any amount is the incentive to maintain or increase the value of the relationship. The ACCME defines “’relevant’ financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.

Conflict of Interest

Circumstances create a conflict of interest when an individual has an opportunity to affect CME content about products or services of a commercial interest with which he/she has a financial relationship.

The following planners, speakers, and content reviewers, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, have reported financial relationships with an entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services (relevant to the content of this activity) consumed by, or used on, patients:

Robert Althoff, MD, PhD, reviewer
Research funds: NIMH (investigator), NIGMS (investigator), Research Center for Children, Youth and Families (non-profit) (investigator)
Grant funds: Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation (Medical Student Training Program Faculty Sponsor and PI)
Ownership equity: WISER Systems, LLC (partner)

Marlene P. Freeman, MD

JayMac, Sage

 

 

Otsuka, Alkermes, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals

 

Janssen (Johnson& Johnson)

 

 

 

Teva, Alkermes, Inc., Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc., Forest/Actavis, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

NIMH

 

 

 

Medscape

Investigator Initiated Trials (Research)

 

Advisory Board

 

 

Independent Data Safety and Monitoring Committee (Honoraria)

 

Dr. Freeman is an employee of Massachusetts General Hospital, and works with the MGH National Pregnancy Registry [Current Registry Sponsors

 

Research Funding: As an employee of MGH, Dr. Freeman works with the MGH CTNI)

 

Steering Committee for Educational Activities

 

David Mischoulon, MD, PhD

Nordic Naturals   

 

Pharmavite LLC, and Gnosis USA, Inc.

 

Blackmores, Harvard Blog, PeerPoint Medical Education Institute LLC

 

MGH clinical trials network and institute (CTNI)

Principal Investigator

 

Consultant (Unpaid)

 

Speaker Honoraria

 

 

Clinical Rater and Director of Education

 

Oliver Freudenreich, MD, FAPM

Alkermes, Neurocrine, Janssen

 

Avanir, Saladax, Janssen, Otsuka

 

Global Medical Education, Novartis, Roche

 

Wolters-Kluwer 

 

UpToDate, Elsevier, MedScape

Consultant (Advisory Board)

 

Research grant (PI)

 

Honoraria (CME speaker and content developer)

 

Royalties (content developer)

 

Royalties, honoraria (content developer and editor)

 

Lisa M. Zakhary, MD, PhD

 

Promentis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Research Support

Sabine Wilhelm, PhD

Guilford Publications, New Harbinger Publications, Oxford University Press, Springer

 

Brattleboro Retreat Boston University One-Mind

 

Telefonica Alpha, Inc. 

Royalties

 

 

 

Honorarium (Speaker)

 

 

Salary Support (PI on Funded Study)

Joseph Biederman, MD

 

 

 

 

 

Genentech, Headspace Inc., Lundbeck,  Neurocentria Inc., Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Roche TCRC Inc., Shire Pharmaceuticals Inc., Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.,

 

Akili, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Shire

 

Bracket Gloval, Ingenix, Prophase, Shire, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Theravance

 

 

Avekshan LLC

Research Support

 

 

 

 

 

Consultant Fees (Consultant) 

 

Royalties

 

 

 

Financial Interest reviewed and are managed by Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners HealthCare in accordance with their conflict of interest policies.

Christopher Celano, MD

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals

Honorarium (Lecture on a topic unrelated to this lecture)

John W. Winkelman, MD, PhD

Eisai

Consultant/Honoraria

Eric Bui, MD, PhD

Springer

 

 

 

Wolters Kluwer

 

 

Taylor & Francis

Editor, Royalties

 

 

Author, Royalties

 

 

 

Editor in Chief, Contribution

All other individuals including course directors, planners, reviewers, faculty, staff, etc., who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, reported no financial relationships related to the content of this activity.

Policy on Faculty and Provider Disclosure

It is the policy of McLean Hospital that faculty and providers disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. McLean Hospital has established policies in place that identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity.


Hardware/Software Specifications

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Optimal System Configuration

Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player 10.1+
Browser: Firefox 3+, Internet Explorer 8.0+, Safari 4.0+, or Google Chrome 7.0+
Operating System: Windows XP+ or Mac OS X 10.4+
Internet Connection: 1 Mbps or higher

Minimum Requirements

Windows PC:500-MHz Pentium II; Windows XP or higher; 128 MB RAM; Video Card at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card at least 16-bit; Macromedia Flash Player 10 or higher, audio playback with speakers for programs with video content; Firefox 1.1+, Internet Explorer 7.0+, Safari 1.0+, Google Chrome, or Opera
Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher with latest updates installed; 1.83MHz Intel Core Duo or faster; RAM: 128MB or more; Video Card: at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card: at least 16-bit