Clinical Convergence℠: Patient and Provider Perspectives in BED: Initial Visits

Title:

Clinical Convergence℠: Patient and Provider Perspectives in BED: Initial Visits

Topic: Psychiatry
Relevant Terms: Binge eating disorder
Primary Audience: Psychiatrists, primary care physicians, gynecologists, and nurse practitioners and physician assistants in psychiatry, primary care, and gynecology
Launch Date: 15-Mar-16
Credits: 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Expiration Date: The accreditation for this activity has expired.
Curriculum Name: Clinical Convergence℠: Patient and Provider Perspectives in BED

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Describe diagnostic criteria for binge eating disorder (BED) as well as common conditions with which BED comorbidly occurs
  2. Implement screening for BED into daily practice among at-risk patients
  3. Integrate evidence-based treatment strategies for BED, including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions

    Faculty

    Anna I. Guerdjikova, PhD, LISW, CCRC
    Director of Administrative Services, Harold C. Schott Foundation Eating Disorders Program
    Lindner Center of HOPE
    Mason, Ohio
    Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
    University of Cincinnati
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Charles Vega, MD
    Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine
    University of California, Irvine
    Irvine, California
    PHYSICIAN CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
    Accreditation Statement
    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and RMEI, LLC. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
     
    Credit Designation
    The Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
    The “Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy” of Albert Einstein College of Medicine requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience any relevant relationship(s) with a pharmaceutical, product, or device company. Any presenter whose disclosed relationships prove to create a conflict of interest with regard to their contribution to the activity will not be permitted to present.

    Albert Einstein College of Medicine also requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States. Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff, has no relevant conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.
     
    The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:
    • Anna I. Guerdjikova, PhD, LISW, CCRC, has affiliations with VIVUS, Inc. (Research).
    • Charles Vega, MD, has affiliations with Shire (Speakers’ Bureau).
    RMEI, LLC
    • Jacqui Brooks, MBBCh, MRCPsych, has no affiliations with commercial interests to disclose.
    • Amy Reeve has no affiliations with commercial interests relative to the content to disclose.
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    The following Einstein peer reviewer reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:
    • Bruce J. Schwartz, MD, has no affiliations with commercial interests to disclose.
    DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE
    This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 
     
    The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
     
    DISCLAIMER
    Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients' conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
     
    Estimated time to complete: 1.5 hours
    Medium: Internet

    FEE INFORMATION
    There is no fee for this educational activity.

    COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
    This activity is supported by an independent medical educational grant from Shire.

    HOW TO RECEIVE CREDIT
    By reviewing the course content and successfully completing the post-test and evaluation, physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants are entitled to receive up to 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. A statement of credit will be available to print from your user history page. Users must:
     
    • Read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures.
    • Participate in the activity.
    • Complete the activity evaluation.
    Physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who successfully complete the post-test and evaluation will receive CME credit. You must score 75% or higher on the post-test to receive credit for this activity. All other participants who successfully complete the post-test and evaluation will receive a certificate of participation.
     
    COURSE VIEWING REQUIREMENTS
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