Transitional age youth with serious mental illness and comorbid intellectual developmental disability have complex health needs. Their diagnoses and comorbid conditions require much detailed attention, differential, and collateral investigation. It is essential that the interdisciplinary care team collaborate effectively with families and others in formulating optimal treatment plans. While psychopharmacological treatments are limited to those indicated for serious mental illness, intellectual developmental disability treatment options should be evaluated carefully in examining both risks and benefits of available options. Both pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments will be reviewed as well as the legal framework in which treatment occurs.
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- Identify transitional age youth with comorbid serious mental illness and intellectual developmental disability.
- Discuss the importance of family and interdisciplinary team member collaboration in the care of transitional age youth with comorbid serious mental illness and intellectual developmental disability.
- Evaluate treatment options balanced against risks for effectively managing comorbid serious mental illness and intellectual developmental disability for transitional age youth.
Nurse/Nurse Practitioner, Physician (non-psychiatrist), Physician Assistant, Psychiatrist
Estimated Time to Complete
Estimated Duration: 45 minutes
Program Start Date: February 1, 2020
Program End Date: February 1, 2021
How to Earn Credit
Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, nursing continuing professional development contact hours (NCPD, formerly CNE), or a certificate of participation may do so by completing all sections of the course, including the evaluation. A multiple choice quiz is provided based on the content. A passing score of 75% must be achieved. Retakes are available for the test. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians), NCPD certificate (nursing), or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the completion date and hours earned.
Continuing Education Credit
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The APA designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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.
Faculty and Planner Disclosures
- Donna Rolin, PhD, APRN, University of Texas at Austin. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Stella Logan, APRN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS, Psychiatric Associates of Central Texas. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Teri Brister, PhD, LPC, National Alliance on Mental Illness. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Tristan Gorrindo, MD, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
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