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Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Friday, April 29, 2016
11:00am – 12:00pm

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

TITLE: “Antipsychotics & Cardiometabolic Health – Part II”

Speakers: Jayesh Kamath, M.D., Ph.D., Glenn T. Konopaske, M.D., Geraldine Pearson, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., Dhurga Krishnamoorthy, M.B.B.S.

Target Audience: UConn Health faculty, residents, medical students, and other mental health professionals.

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Recognize impact of antipsychotic medications on cardiometabolic health. 2. Describe gaps in metabolic monitoring and care coordination of patients receiving antipsychotic medications across all psychiatric services. 3. Appraise potential solutions to address the gaps in metabolic monitoring and care coordination of patients receiving antipsychotic medications across all psychiatric services.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content. Neither the activity director, planning committee members, nor the speakers, Dr. Konopaske, Dr. Pearson, or Dr. Krishnamoorthy, have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation. The speaker, Dr. Kamath, has a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with Janssen Inc. (Dr. Kamath by being the PI and Dr. Schilling by being a subinvestigator), for a study “Antipsychotic medications and Sexual Dysfunction” funded by Janssen Inc. under their competitive Academic Resident Mentorship Program. The award was given to Dr. Sinha, PGY4 resident (Mentee) with Dr. Kamath as the mentor. This could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation. The following safeguard(s) have been put in place to avoid the insertion of commercial bias into the content: The activity director determined that the financial relationship is outside the area of the content of the program. Dr. Kamath will be discussing the off-labeled use of multiple antipsychotic medications related to the project mentioned above. Dr. Konopaske, Dr. Pearson and Dr. Krishnamoorthy will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product.

Contact:

Krystyna Lipinski x1283 lipinski@uchc.edu

UConn Health Psychiatry Department (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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