Psychiatry CME Courses

Psychiatry CME Courses

Format: Online Streaming Video, Interactive Online
Price: Free
Release Date: October 13, 2017
Expiration Date: October 13, 2019

By the end of the session the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the epidemiology of AUD and outline current and evolving diagnostic criteria
  • Describe challenges to the successful identification of patients with AUD
  • Identify the treatment modalities currently available for management of AUD and apply them to patient cases using evidence-based medicine
  • Develop strategies for recognizing and improving therapeutic adherence in patients treated for AUD

Alcohol use disorder (AUD), referred to colloquially as alcoholism, is an integration of past terms that have include in past as alcohol dependence or abuse, and may be marked by any one of a number of different symptoms or behaviors that include physical cravings, compulsion, guilt, and frequent consumption over an extended period of time. There are about 7.9 million people in the United States who suffer from the disease, but a fraction – 2.2 million people – seek treatment for it. The number of people who are considered heavy drinkers is about double at somewhere between 15.9 and 17.6 million, and just under a quarter of Americans over age 12 reports having engaged in binge drinking at least once in the last month. Alcohol accounts for over 687,000 emergency department visits by people under age 20 per year, and AUD is estimated to cost $223.5 billion per year. Worldwide, 76.3 million people are estimated to have AUDs, and they account for an annual mortality rate of 1.8 million. AUD is largely undertreated, constituting one gap in care and justifying CME

Format: Question Bank
Price: $599/12 months
Summary: Objectives
  • Review with 1200 Psychiatry questions
  • Access for 12 months
  • Earn CME credit while preparing for MOC exams
Format: Multiple Formats
Price: $695
Release Date: 6/30/2017
Expiration Date: 6/30/2020

A Comprehensive Review of Geriatric Psychiatry

This CME course provides a wide-ranging review of geriatric psychiatry. It reviews best practice guidelines for the management of psychiatric disorders typically found in the geriatric population. The Comprehensive Review of Geriatric Psychiatry course includes case-based lectures on topics such as schizophrenia spectrum, psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, sexual dysfunction and sleep-wake disorders, ethical and legal issues in geriatric psychiatry, movement disorders, etc. 

It will help you to:

  • Apply evidence-based approaches to care for older adults with psychiatric disorders
  • Update your knowledge on psychopathology, diagnostic workups and treatments for specific psychiatric diseases
  • Implement guidelines into daily practice
  • Prepare for ABPN certification and recertification subspecialty examinations in geriatric psychiatry
Format: Audio CD, DVD, MP3, MP4, Online Streaming Video
Price: $1,295 - $1,695
Release Date: 6/30/2015
Expiration Date: 6/30/2018
Summary: The Comprehensive Review of Pain Medicine program ensures that the learner will be given the necessary tools to improve care in his/her clinical practice. The course includes presentations in over 35 areas of pain management, providing a comprehensive guide to the incidence and economic impact, legal considerations that impact pain management, assessment of the patient's pain, and overview of treatment. Also included are detailed lectures on common pain problems and specialized approaches for specific patient groups.
Format: Multiple Formats
Price: $495
Release Date: 4/30/2016
Expiration Date: 4/30/2019

Help your patients change the behaviors negatively impacting their health with the evidence-based counseling style presented in this introduction to Motivational Interviewing.

Format: Interactive Online
Price: Free
Release Date: 4/4/17
Expiration Date: 6/23/18


  • George T. Grossberg, MD Samuel W. Fordyce Professor; Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • David Beck, MD Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Topic and Learning Objectives

  • Identify different and various forms of agitation among patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD).
  • Review proposed mechanisms underlying agitation in AD and how pharmacologic agents may affect them
  • Evaluate body of evidence of current and emerging pharmacologic agents for the management of agitation/aggression in patients with AD

Format: Live Course, Multiple Formats
Price: $660 - $990
Summary: The 4-day seminar to take prior to examination. This review with syllabus will prepare you to take and to pass examination.

Topics covered

Psychiatric Background: Psychological Development *** Classification Systems *** Psychiatric Examination *** Psychological Testing *** Epidemiology & Genetics

Psychiatric Disorders: Schizophrenia *** Mood Disorders *** Organic mental syndromes *** Anxiety Disorders *** Somatoform Disorders *** Dissociative Disorders *** Personality Disorders *** Sexual Dysfunction *** Sleep Disorders *** Eating Disorders *** Alcohol Abuse *** Substance Abuse

Psychiatric Treatment: Brief Psychotherapy *** Group and Family Therapy *** Behavioral Therapy *** Cognitive Therapy *** Psychopharmacology

Neurosciences: Neuroanatomy *** Neuropharmacology ***Electroencephalography *** Neuroendocrinology ***Neurophysiology *** Neuroimaging

Anatomic Neurology: Neurological Examination *** Central Nervous Disorders *** Psychogenic Disorders *** Cranial and Peripheral Nerves *** Muscular Disorders

Neurologic Symptoms: Dementia, Delirium and Coma *** Aphasia, Apraxia and Agnosia ***Multiple Sclerosis *** Cerebrovascular Disease *** Visual Disturbances *** Neurologic Aspects of Pain *** Movement Disorders *** Headaches and Seizures *** Brain Tumors and Trauma

Specialty Psychiatry: Child Psychiatry *** Adolescent Psychiatry *** Geriatric Psychiatry *** Forensic psychiatry *** Psychiatric Consultation

Format: Multiple Formats
Price: $495
Release Date: 12/31/2016
Expiration Date: 12/31/2019

Oakstone Clinical Update.

A comprehensive CME program in the Pediatric Care Series: Diagnosis and Management of Behavior and Development is designed to improve the assessment and care of pediatric patients.

Format: Multiple Formats
Price: $499 - $1,098

Gain access to Research Summaries from Leading Medical Journals

The professional medical faculty from Practical Reviews perform a comprehensive review of hundreds of articles from current top medical journals so you don’t have to. Their knowledge leaders summarize the most vital medical research for you to review at your convenience and add commentary with point of view for applying these findings in your own practice.

Connect with Practical Reviews in Psychiatry and get:

  • 14 issues annually
  • 16 articles reviewed in each issue, each with an expert audio review
  • Online quizzes and instant pass/fail notification
  • Instant access to Practical Review's database of Psychiatry journal reviews
  • Ability to earn up to 56 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • Portability with the free Practical Reviews app
Format: Audio CD, DVD, MP3, MP4, Online Streaming Video
Price: $795 - $1,295
Release Date: 11/1/2015
Expiration Date: 11/1/2019
Summary: The Psychiatry Board Review Course is a comprehensive, evidence-based review designed to provide psychiatrists and psychiatrists-in-training with modern, relevant, and condensed information needed to pass certification (written and oral exams) and maintenance of certification (recertification) exams. This program is also valuable if you are simply seeking a great way to keep up with key developments in psychiatry. A precise format means topics will focus only on what is necessary to pass your exam and stay current. Leading edge presentations are delivered by faculty selected for their exceptional teaching methods and expertise in specific ‘must-know’ areas.
Format: Multiple Formats
Price: $495
Release Date: 5/15/2016
Expiration Date: 5/15/2019

Oakstone Primary Care Series - Clinical Update. Psychiatry for Primary Care prepares you to better assess and treat patients with a wide variety of psychiatric disorders. Ideal for MOC.

Format: Interactive Online
Price: $139/month, $329/6 months
Summary: Specifically designed for Psychiatry Part C, Board Vitals Psychiatry Vignettes offers over 250 Vignette Style Questions. Part C makes up HALF of the board exam! Make sure you are prepared by practicing as many clinical vignettes and video vignettes as possible.
  • Over 50 Cases - Completely re-done for 2015
  • Over 250 Vignette Style Questions (including 30 Videos with similar length to the exam)
  • Updated for the 2015 exam with regards to DSM 5
  • The only Part C Psychiatry Vignette Question Bank Available
  • Discount offered if you buy with BoardVitals Psychiatry Multiple Choice Question Bank
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: Free

Seven lectures from ScientiaCME covering various psychiatry and neuropsychiatry topics, including:

  • ADHD: Therapeutic Updates and Best Practices - released 7/01/2013 (1 CME Hour)
  • Alzheimer Disease andIts Complications: Therapeutic Updates, Best Practices, and Barriers to Care - released 12/21/2015 (1 CME Hour)
  • Bipolar disorder: Therapeutic Updates and Best Practices - released 10/1/2015 (0.75 CME hours)
  • Treatment and Management of Schizophrenia: Barriers to Care, Therapeutic Updates, and Best Practices - released 4/29/2016 (1 CME Hour)
  • Therapeutic Updates and Best Practices in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorders (MDD) - released 4/12/2016 - (1 CME Hour)
  • Transcendental Medication Techniquest to Treat and Prevent Stress-Related Disorders - released 2/8/2016 (1 CME Hour)
  • Therapeutic Updates, Barriers to Care, and Best Practices in the Treatment of Schizophrenia - released 12/27/2014 (1 CME Hour)
Format: Online Streaming Video, Multiple Formats, MP3
Price: $795
Release Date: November 30, 2017
Expiration Date: November 29, 2020

UCLA Review of Clinical Neurology reviews the basic concepts and recent advances in neurology. With case-based discussions, this course covers a broad range of topics — including stroke and vascular neurology, mechanisms of brain repair, movement disorders, and more — to help you better:

  • Outline evidence-based treatment options based on recent publications of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Practice Guidelines
  • Present “three new things” focusing on the latest developments in the clinical domain
  • Attain the latest knowledge on disease mechanisms, diagnostic tools, treatment options, etc.
  • Evaluate complementary and alternative medicine for specific neurological conditions

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