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The Neuroscience Education Institute (NEI) is committed to help raise the standard of mental health by providing imaginative medical education that focuses on the highest level of learning. Each episode offers an opportunity to learn about current issues in psychiatry from key opinion leaders in the medical field. NEI's Podcast would be of value to anyone with an interest in neuropsychiatric diseases and psychopharmacology.

NEI Podcast Neuroscience Education Institute

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The Neuroscience Education Institute (NEI) is committed to help raise the standard of mental health by providing imaginative medical education that focuses on the highest level of learning. Each episode offers an opportunity to learn about current issues in psychiatry from key opinion leaders in the medical field. NEI's Podcast would be of value to anyone with an interest in neuropsychiatric diseases and psychopharmacology.

    E229 - Treatment Approaches for Smoking Cessation in the LGBTQIA+ Community with Dr. Rhonda Schwindt

    E229 - Treatment Approaches for Smoking Cessation in the LGBTQIA+ Community with Dr. Rhonda Schwindt

    What are the current smoking rates among LGBTQIA+ individuals compared to the general population? What unique barriers do LGBTQIA+ individuals face when trying to quit smoking? What are the recommended pharmacotherapies and behavioral interventions for smoking cessation? What training is needed for providers to deliver culturally affirmative smoking cessation treatment for LGBTQIA+ patients? 

    Dr. Rhonda Schwindt is an Associate Professor at The George Washington University School of Nursing. She is a nationally certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with an active clinical practice specializing in LGBTQIA+ health, trauma, and treatment-resistant mood disorders. Dr. Schwindt earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Case Western Reserve University, a Master of Science in Nursing from Indiana University School of Nursing, a Bachelor of Arts from Purdue University, and a diploma in nursing from St. Elizabeth School of Nursing. Dr. Schwindt has a funded program of research focused on improving health outcomes for the LGBTQIA+ community. She led a team of researchers that examined barriers to, and facilitators of, smoking cessation and treatment utilization in the transgender and gender expansive population as well as studies exploring best practices for teaching graduate students how to provide affirming care. Dr. Schwindt has received international recognition as an outstanding graduate nurse educator and for clinical excellence in the care of persons living with serious mental illness. 
    Resources 
    Pride in Being Tobacco-Free 

    UCSF Smoking Cessation Leadership Center 

    Fenway Health 

    Trevor Project 

    • 1 hr 2 min
    E228 - (CME) Tardive Dyskinesia Today: Updates in the Current Landscape of Tardive Dyskinesia

    E228 - (CME) Tardive Dyskinesia Today: Updates in the Current Landscape of Tardive Dyskinesia

    In this CME episode, Dr. Andrew Cutler interviews Dr. Laxman Bahroo about the current landscape of tardive dyskinesia, including screening, diagnosis, and treatment. Practical strategies based on the latest data are reviewed at length, particularly for long-term management of tardive dyskinesia. 
    Target Audience: This activity has been developed for the healthcare team or individual prescriber specializing in mental health. All other healthcare team members interested in psychopharmacology are welcome for advanced study.
    Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, you should be better able to:
    Consider the individual patient profile and symptoms when determining a treatment plan for patients with tardive dyskinesia Integrate latest safety, efficacy, and tolerability data of VMAT2 inhibitors into decision-making processes when considering treatment options for tardive dyskinesia Evaluate practical strategies for patient follow-up and long-term VMAT2 inhibitor treatment Evaluate and integrate recent updates and advancements regarding evidence-based treatment strategies for tardive dyskinesia Accreditation: In support of improving patient care, Neuroscience Education Institute (NEI) 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.
    Activity Overview: This activity is available with audio and is best supported via a computer or device with current versions of the following browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari. A PDF reader is required for print publications. A post-test score of 70% or higher is required to receive CME/CE credit.

    Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour

    Released: June 26, 2024*   Expiration: June 25, 2027

    *NEI maintains a record of participation for six (6) years.
    CME/CE Credits and Certificate Instructions: After listening to the podcast, to take the optional posttest and receive CME/CE credit, click: https://nei.global/POD24-02-TD

    Credit Designations: The following are being offered for this activity:
    Physician: ACCME AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ NEI designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity Nurse: ANCC contact hours NEI designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 1.0 ANCC contact hours Nurse Practitioner: ACCME AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. The content in this activity pertaining to pharmacology is worth 1.0 continuing education hour of pharmacotherapeutics. Pharmacy: ACPE application-based contact hours This internet enduring, knowledge-based activity has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour (.10 CEUs). The official record of credit will be in the CPE Monitor system. Following ACPE Policy, NEI must transmit your claim to CPE Monitor within 60 days from the date you complete this CPE activity and is unable to report your claimed credit after this 60-day period. Physician Associate/Assistant: AAPA Category 1 CME credits NEI has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with the AAPA CME Criteria. This internet enduring activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 credit. Approval is valid until June 25, 2027. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. Psychology: APA CE credits Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office main

    • 1 hr 7 min
    E227 - The PsychopharmaStahlogy Show: Underutilized Psychiatric Drugs: Lithium with Dr. Jonathan Meyer

    E227 - The PsychopharmaStahlogy Show: Underutilized Psychiatric Drugs: Lithium with Dr. Jonathan Meyer

    What are the properties of lithium that make it a unique treatment option? What are the main reasons why lithium is underutilized in clinical practice, and what are the consequences of underutilization? What are the common myths or misconceptions about lithium’s safety and tolerability? How can we better educate patients about the benefits of lithium and address concerns about side effects or monitoring requirements that may impact adherence? 

    Brought to you by the NEI Podcast, the PsychopharmaStahlogy Show tackles the most novel, exciting, and controversial topics in psychopharmacology in a series of themes. This theme is on underutilized psychotropic drugs. 

    Today, Dr. Andy Cutler interviews Dr. Jonathan Meyer and Dr. Stephen Stahl about factors that have led to the underutilization of lithium in psychiatry. 

    Let’s listen to Part 1 of our theme: Underutilized Psychiatric Drugs. 

    Subscribe to the NEI Podcast, so that you don’t miss another episode! 

     

    Resource 

    The Lithium Handbook 

    • 1 hr 3 min
    E226 - (CME) Symptoms Speak: Engaging Patients in the Tardive Dyskinesia Conversation

    E226 - (CME) Symptoms Speak: Engaging Patients in the Tardive Dyskinesia Conversation

    In this CME episode, Dr. Andrew Cutler interviews Desiree Matthews, PMHNP-BC on the importance of engaging patients across all facets of tardive dyskinesia management beginning with screening to symptoms monitoring to treatment. The role of patient experience and preferences in shared decision-making regarding treatment for tardive dyskinesia is discussed at length. 
    Target Audience: This activity has been developed for the healthcare team or individual prescriber specializing in mental health. All other healthcare team members interested in psychopharmacology are welcome for advanced study.
    Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, you should be better able to:
    Recognize the significance of comprehensive measures that assess both healthcare practitioner-perceived severity of tardive dyskinesia symptoms and the patient-reported impact of tardive dyskinesia on daily life Engage in informed discussions with patients about the rationale behind incorporating additional medications to manage side effects arising from primary antipsychotic medication Consider all facets of patient health, including physical, mental, and social well-being, when formulating strategies for managing tardive dyskinesia symptoms Accreditation: In support of improving patient care, Neuroscience Education Institute (NEI) 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.
    Activity Overview: This activity is available with audio and is best supported via a computer or device with current versions of the following browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari. A PDF reader is required for print publications. A post-test score of 70% or higher is required to receive CME/CE credit.

    Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour.

    Released: June 05, 2024*   Expiration: June 04, 2027

    *NEI maintains a record of participation for six (6) years.
    CME/CE Credits and Certificate Instructions: After listening to the podcast, to take the optional posttest and receive CME/CE credit, click: https://nei.global/POD24-01-TD
    Credit Designations: The following are being offered for this activity:
    Physician: ACCME AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ NEI designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity Nurse: ANCC contact hours NEI designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 1.00 ANCC contact hours Nurse Practitioner: ACCME AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. The content in this activity pertaining to pharmacology is worth 0.5 continuing education hour(s) of pharmacotherapeutics. Pharmacy: ACPE application-based contact hours This internet enduring, knowledge-based activity has been approved for a maximum of 1.00 contact hour(s) (.10 CEUs). The official record of credit will be in the CPE Monitor system. Following ACPE Policy, NEI must transmit your claim to CPE Monitor within 60 days from the date you complete this CPE activity and is unable to report your claimed credit after this 60-day period. Physician Associate/Assistant: AAPA Category 1 CME credits NEI has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit(s) for activities planned in accordance with the AAPA CME Criteria. This internet enduring activity is designated for 1.00 AAPA Category 1 credit(s). Approval is valid until June 04, 2027. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. Psychology: APA CE credits Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co

    • 58 min
    E225 - The PsychopharmaStahlogy Show: Untreatable Dimensions of Psychopathology: Agitation with Dr. Leslie Citrome

    E225 - The PsychopharmaStahlogy Show: Untreatable Dimensions of Psychopathology: Agitation with Dr. Leslie Citrome

    How do symptoms of agitation manifest differently in disorders such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and dementia, and what challenges does this pose for assessment? What are the most effective pharmacological treatments for acute agitation in psychiatric patients, and how do you determine the best course of action? How do cultural factors influence the approach to managing agitation in various mental health conditions?
    Brought to you by the NEI Podcast, the PsychopharmaStahlogy Show tackles the most novel, exciting, and controversial topics in psychopharmacology in a series of themes. This theme is on the “untreatable” dimensions of psychopathology.
    Today, Dr. Andy Cutler interviews Dr. Leslie Citrome and Dr. Stephen Stahl about the clinical difficulties of treating agitation. 
    Let’s listen to Part 3 of our theme: Untreatable Dimensions of Psychopathology.
     Subscribe to the NEI Podcast, so that you don’t miss another episode!

    • 52 min
    E224 - Is Cannabidiol Useful for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder? with Dr. Joji Suzuki

    E224 - Is Cannabidiol Useful for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder? with Dr. Joji Suzuki

    What are the hypothesized neurobiological mechanisms that support the use of cannabidiol (CBD) as a treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD)? How does CBD influence cue-induced craving in OUD? What are the challenges and opportunities in further exploring the use of CBD as a potential treatment for OUD?
    Dr. Joji Suzuki is the Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry and Director of Addictions Education in the Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. His areas of clinical and research interests are the assessment and management of substance use disorders and related conditions in general medical settings, motivational interviewing, office-based opioid treatment, implementation of collaborative models of care, and medical education. He is the site director for the Partners Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship, and is involved with teaching medical students, residents, and allied health professionals. He has authored over 30 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters related to addiction psychiatry.

    • 52 min

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