CPAN: 2023-24 Antipsychotics Medications in Children & Adolescents

The activity purpose is to improve the knowledge and clinical skills of community primary care providers that treat children and adolescents with mental health. With both a national and Texas shortage of Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists, there is a great need for pediatricians to treat children with mental health. This series seeks to provide education to help those practitioners best identify mental health issues, develop care plans, and treat their patients, as well as how to identify when a referral to a psychiatric provider may be best for patient safety/care.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, and licensed professional counselors.

Learning Objectives

When you complete this module, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate mental health conditions that antipsychotic medications treat in children and adolescents.
  • Explain the overall risks, benefits, and monitoring necessary for antipsychotic mediation in young people with mental health diagnosis.
  • Evaluate antipsychotic medication efficacy.

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2-B
  • 1.00 ASWB Credit
    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 1.00 continuing education credits.
  • 1.00 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • 1.00 HSC Participation
Course opens: 
11/20/2023
Course expires: 
11/20/2024
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Disclosures
In accordance with the appropriate accrediting bodies, all planners, teachers, and authors with control over activity content are required to disclose to the provider any relevant financial relationships (those held by the person, currently or within the last 24 months) with ineligible interests. Accredited providers are required to provide this information to learners before the start of an activity. The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Division of Academic Innovation's office planning team nor the subject matter experts have anything to disclose.

Primary Authors
Sandra Hyams, APRN, PMHNP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
JPS Health Network

Accreditation Statements

 

Jointly Accredited Provider MarkIn support of improving patient care, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing Education for the healthcare team. 

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. 

American Osteopathic Association

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians. 

Texas Administrative Code

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth certifies this activity meets the requirements for continuing education for Texas-licensed Professional Counselors and Texas-licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. 

Designation Statements

Physicians

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour of AOA Category 2B CME credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in the activity. 

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nurses

This activity provides up to 1.0 contact hour. 

Social Workers

Social Workers completing this course receive 1.0 contact hour of continuing education credits. 

Licensed Professional Counselors

This activity provides 1.0 contact hour.

Certificate of Attendance

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth certifies this activity for 1.0 hour of participation.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2-B
  • 1.00 ASWB Credit
    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 1.00 continuing education credits.
  • 1.00 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • 1.00 HSC Participation

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Accessibility Statement

If you require special assistance to participate in this activity, please call (817) 735-2539 or email: register@unthsc.edu. An Equal Opportunity University.