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Center for Public Service Psychiatry: 12/22/11 - Comprehensive Care for Persons with Dual Disorders
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Credit Hours: CME 1.25

Target Audience:

Community Psychiatrists and other clinicians who may benefit by reviewing the public system of care and the requisite tools to manage the rapidly changing clinical, political and administrative landscape.

Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the historical context of treatment for persons with co-occurring MH and SU disorders.
  • Describe the elements of comprehensive care for persons with co-occurring disorders
  • Participate in program development and quality improvement activities related to co-occurring disorders.
  • Evaluate the relationship between MH and SU and the implications it has for medication management.


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Anna Skiandos, DO - Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Associate Director of Psychiatry, Substance Abuse Services Project Renewal, New York, NY
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

Douglas L. Noordsy, MD - Associate Professor, Director of Psychosis Services Investigator, Psychopharmacology Research Group Department of Psychiatry Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH
Dr. Noordsy receives grant/research support from NIMH and NIDA. He is a member of the CE Speakers' Bureau with BMS, Janssen, Lilly, Merck, Novartis and Sunovion.

Robert Marin, MD - Associate Professor of Psychiatry, UPMC
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

Wesley Sowers, MD - Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, UPMC
Dr. Sowers is a consultant with Deerfield Behavioral Health, Inc.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals are awarded ( 0.125 ) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 1.25 contact hours.

Presenters for this program have been requested to identify financial or other relationships with manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) or with provider(s) of any commercial service(s) which, in the context of their topics, could be perceived as real or apparent conflicts of interest.

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