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.

Note: This statement is not an indication of approved credits. Please see below for full accreditation details, including credit types and totals, for this activity.

Credit Designation Statements

Physicians

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

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.

Nursing

This activity has been approved for continuing nursing education credits. 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.

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)

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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. 

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 Psych Congress. 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 are 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 nonpromotional.

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 preconference program and Psych Congress On Demand will be provided separately. 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, Senior Manager, Accreditation and Compliance, by phone at 609.371.1137, by email at sconforti@hmpglobal.com, or in writing at 104 Windsor Center Drive, East Windsor, NJ 08520. Ms. Conforti, Accreditation and Compliance will review the grievance and respond within 30 days of receiving the complaint.

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

Applications for commercial support from healthcare-related industries are pending. Commercial support will be acknowledged as it is received.