Office of Medical Education
2020 Gravier Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Department of Psychiatry
The primary target audience for this CME activity is faculty, residents, students, invited guests and other healthcare professionals practicing in the LSU Health System, LSU affiliated hospitals and communities within the State of Louisiana for whom this is within the current or potential scope of professional activities. The purpose of this activity is to promote improvements in healthcare in Louisiana.
Initiative Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, the learner should be better able to:
Diagnose patients according to current DSM IV diagnostic criteria for major mental disorders (psychosis, mood and anxiety disorders) as well as prepare for the impending DSM-V criteria due out in 2012.
Prescribe current pharmacotherapies and be aware of the risks, benefits and alternatives to treat the above diagnoses.
Design treatment plans for patients that also involve current non-pharmacologic interventions (psychotherapy) indicated to treat the above diagnoses.
When / Where:
Thursdays at 1:00 P.M./1542 Tulane Avenue, 1st Floor Auditorium
(Series expires December 31, 2012)
The Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans (LSUSOMNO) ensures balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. Faculty, planners or anyone in a position to control content are required to disclose to participants any financial relationships they may have had with commercial interests within the last 12 months, including in-kind donations. A commercial interest is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. Disclosure of financial relationships must be made during the planning stages of the activity, and all relationships thus disclosed are communicated to the audience prior to the activity.
What's in a Name? The Perks and Pitfalls of Diagnosing
Nicholas Lavin, M.D.
more information regarding the schedule of the grand round series,
Sheri Hite at (504) 568-6004