The live presentation will take place on June 12, 2020, 12:00-1:00pm ET.
Advance registration is encouraged. Registrants will receive an event reminder by email one day prior to the webinar.
This webinar will comprehensively guide clinicians in all aspects of using long-acting injectable antipsychotics (LAI). Considerations will be explored for negotiating LAIs as part of a patient’s tailored treatment plan, including treatment considerations. Preparations will be detailed regarding materials needed and their required handling, as well as optimal space for injection delivery of the various available LAIs. Anatomical landmarks for intra-muscular and sub-cutaneous injection sites will be reviewed in detail, as will proper technique for injection administration.
FREE - $0
Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by Grant No. 1H79SM080818-01 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
- Describe strategies for discussing long-acting injectable antipsychotics (LAIs) with patients.
- Compare available LAIs in regards to treatment considerations, side effects, methods of preparation, and administration.
- Demonstrate proper administration of LAIs, including identification of anatomical landmarks for injection sites and injection techniques.
Psychiatrist, Physician (non-psychiatrist), Physician Assistant, Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Estimated Time to Complete
Estimated Duration: 1.0 hours
Program Start Date: June 12, 2020
Program End Date: June 12, 2020
Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in Q&A.
How to Earn Credit
Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, nursing continuing professional development pharmacology contact hours (NCPD, formerly CNE), or a certificate of participation may do so by attending the live presentation and completing the evaluation. 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 event 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 live event for a maximum of 1.0 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.
- Sarah MacLaurin, MSN, APRN, Massachusetts General Hospital. Disclosure - Nurse Practitioner Advisory Board for Alkermes.
- 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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