Accreditation

Intended Learners

This activity is intended for psychiatrists, primary care physicians, psychologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, psychiatric nurses, and other healthcare professionals who seek to improve the care of patients with mental health disorders.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

Identify the etiology, pathophysiology, and neural pathways of various psychiatric disorders and their effects on patients

Implement evidence-based models on the use of psychotherapeutic and pharmacotherapeutic interventions to develop treatment plans, predict treatment response, optimize remission, and prevent relapse

Employ strategies to identify and remove barriers to treatment to improve patient outcomes in the acute and long-term management of psychiatric disorders

Assess psychiatric disorders, as well as patients’ overall health, including comorbidities, with the goal of improving diagnosis and treatment

Accreditation Information*

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In support of improving patient care, HMP Education 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.

Credit Designation Statements

Physicians

HMP Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants

HMP Education 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 live activity is designated for 25.75 AAPA Category 1 credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Nursing

This continuing nursing education live activity awards 25.75 contact hours. This activity will also award pharmacotherapeutic contact hours. However, the final credits designated will not be announced until all content is reviewed and approved. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255, for 25.75 contact hours.

 

Psychologists

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 maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

Instructional Level: Advanced

 

Social Work (ASWB ACE)

 

ASWB

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, HMP Education 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 25.75 general continuing education credits.

Marriage & Family Therapy

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, HMP Education is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The APA pre-approves New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Rhode Island, South Dakota and Washington D.C., for Marriage and Family Therapy credit. HMP Education has received pre-approval for this conference from the following marriage and family boards: 

New York: HMP Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0085 

California: HMP Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for Evolution of Psychotherapy. NACCME maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. Provider #147376

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

HMP Education is an independent provider of continuing medical education. HMP Education has no proprietary or financial interest in medical or healthcare products over which the FDA (USA) or EMA (EU) has regulatory authority.

In accordance with our disclosure policies, HMP Education is committed to ensuring balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor for all accredited continuing education. These policies include assigning relevance to, and mitigating, all perceived or real conflicts of interest between any individual with control over the content and any ineligible company (commercial interest) as defined by the ACCME.

Any individual with control over accredited content, including planner, faculty, and reviewer, is required to globally disclose:

1. Individual relationship(s) or lack thereof, and its nature, with any/all ineligible company, and;

2. any investigational, off-label, or non-FDA approved content or discussion

HMP Education has reviewed these disclosures, assigned relevance based on the relationship and scope of content, identified those with the potential to compromise the goals and educational integrity of the education and mitigated any conflict of interest. Relevant relationships, or lack thereof, are shared with the learner.

Supported education has been independently peer-reviewed to validate content and faculty with relevant relationships have attested that:

1. All recommendations involving clinical medicine is based on evidence that is accepted within the medical profession as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients.

2. All scientific research referred to, reported, or used in accredited continuing education in support or justification of a patient care recommendation conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.

3. Content is appropriate, fair and balanced, unbiased, referenced, and non-promotional.

Requirements for Credit

To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must attend the educational activity and complete the evaluation form. After successful completion of the evaluation form online, participants may immediately print their documentation of credit.

Healthcare professionals treating patients with mental health disorders should check with their state licensing and certification boards to determine if Psych Congress meets their continuing education requirements.

*Accreditation information pertains only to the main conference; accreditation information for the pre-conference program and Psych Congress On-Demand will be provided separately. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn up to 6.0 additional credits for participating in a one-day pre-conference. If you claim credit for a live session at Psych Congress, you cannot claim credit for the same session via Psych Congress On-Demand. Total credit hours are subject to change. 

ADA Statement

HMP Education complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please call (770) 751-7332 / (609) 371-1137.

Innovation Theaters

Innovation Theaters are informational sessions designed to complement your educational experience by further enhancing your knowledge and confidence of disease-states or products. No CME or CE credits are offered at these programs. By entering an Innovation Theater, you opt-in to share and receive information from industry sponsors. If you are from California or Maine and wish to opt out, please speak with a representative in the help desk.

Grievances

Any participant wanting to file a grievance with respect to any aspect of a continuing education activity accredited by HMP Education, may contact Samantha Conforti, Manager, Accreditation and Compliance, by phone at 609-371-1137, by email at sconforti@HMPeducation.com or in writing at 104 Windsor Center Drive, East Windsor, NJ 08520. The Manager, Accreditation and Compliance will review the grievance and respond within 30 days of receiving the complaint. If the participant is unsatisfied with the response, an appeal to the Associate Director, Greaton Sellers, Accreditation and Compliance, can be requested for a second level of review. Mr. Sellers can be contacted via phone at 609-371-1137, by email at gsellers@HMPeducation.com or in writing at 104 Windsor Center Drive, East Windsor, NJ 08520.

Privacy Policy

HMP Education protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants, educational partners, and joint sponsors. HMP Education and our joint providers will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual’s consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the appropriate accrediting agency.

HMP Education maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.

Copyright © 2022 by HMP Education. All rights reserved. No part of this accredited continuing education activity may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without first obtaining permission from HMP Education.

Contact Information

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 800.205.8233.

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Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie Inc., Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc., Alfasigma USA, Inc., Axsome Therapeutics, Inc., Biogen Inc., Eisai Inc., Idorsia Pharmaceuticals US Inc., Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc., Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Karuna Therapeutics, Lundbeck, Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc., Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc., Sage Therapeutics, Inc., Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc., Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc., and Teva Pharmaceuticals.