Psychiatric Emergencies: January 2018

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Overview

Table of Contents

Psychiatric Illness in the Emergency Department

Ali M. Hashmi, MD; Kim-Lan Czelusta, MD; Qammar Jabbar, MBBS; Samia Siddiqui, MBBS; and Asim A. Shah, MD

Treatment of Psychiatric Emergencies

Syed Murtaza, MD; Aya Aoshima, MD; John Saunders, MD; Asim A. Shah, MD; and Nidal Moukaddam, MD, PhD

Factors that Determine a Psychiatric Admission: Role of the Psychiatrist

Qammar Jabbar, MD; Sade Udoetuk, MD; Anu Matorin, MD; Asim A. Shah, MD; and Lindsay N. French-Rosas, MD

Frequent Utilizers of Emergency Departments: Characteristics and Intervention Opportunities

Britta Ostermeyer, MD, MBA; Noor Ul Alien Baweja, BS; Bella Schanzer, MD; Jin Han, MD; and Asim A. Shah, MD

Exclusionary Criteria for Inpatient Hospitalization: Quality Safeguards or Unnecessary Roadblocks?

Nidal Moukaddam, MD, PhD; Sade Udoetuk, MD; Veronica Tucci, MD, JD; and Asim A. Shah, MD


Sponsorship Statement

This CME activity is jointly sponsored by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals.


Support Statement

There is no commercial support for this activity.


Learning Objectives

1. Recognize the presentation and prevalence of common mental illness that present to emergency departments.

2. Recognize the etiology of a psychiatric emergency and tailor a treatment plan based on that etiology.

3. Define the risk and protective factors of common psychiatric conditions that normally require hospitalization.

4. Define intervention programs aimed at lowering the frequency of emergency department visits.

5. Recognize the role of medical clearance in admissions to psychiatric hospitals.

Faculty names and affiliations:  See authors above

Guest Editor: Asim A. Shah, MD

Reviewer names:  Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD, Editor and CME Coordinator, Psychiatric Annals


Disclosure Statement

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all CME providers are required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control. Relationship information appears at the beginning of each CME-accredited article in this issue and also on this page.

Faculty members report the following financial relationships:   Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Appliance Computing Inc. (Mindsite); Astra Zeneca; Brain Cells, Inc.; Brandeis University; Bristol Myers Squibb; Clintara, Dianippon Sumitomo/Sepracor; Eli Lilly and Company; EpiQ, Forest; Johnson and Johnson; Labopharm; Merck; Methylation Science; Novartis; PamLabs; PGx Health; Shire; Schering-Plough; Sunovion; Takeda/Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals; Targacept; Teva: Consultant. APSARD; Belvoir Publishing; Boston Center for the Arts; University of Texas Southwestern Dallas; Hillside Hospital; American Drug Utilization Review; American Society for Clinical Psychopharmacology; Bayamon Region Psychiatric Society; Baystate Medical Center; Canadian Psychiatric Association; Columbia University; Douglas Hospital/McGill University; IMEDEX; International Society for Bipolar Disorders; Israel Society for Biological Psychiatry; John Hopkins University; MJ Consulting; Massachusetts Association of College Counselors; Medscape; MBL Publishing; Physicians Postgraduate Press; Ryan Licht Sang Foundation; Slack Publishing; SUNY Buffalo; University of Florida; University of Miami; University of Wisconsin; University of Pisa; SciMed: Honoraria / travel expenses. Appliance Computing, Inc.; Brain Cells, Inc.: Stock options. AHRQ; Cephalon; Forest; Mylan; NIMH; PamLabs; Pfizer Pharmaceuticals; Takeda; Elan; Shire: Grant / research support.

Authors report the following financial relationships: Ali M. Hashmi has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Kim-Lan Czelusta has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Qammar Jabbar has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Samia Siddiqui has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Asim A. Shah has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Syed Murtaza has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Aya Aoshima has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. John Saunders has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Nidal Moukaddam has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Sade Udoetuk has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Anu Matorin has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Lindsay N. French-Rosas has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Britta Ostermeyer has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Noor Ul Alien Baweja has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Bella Schanzer has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Jin Han has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Veronica Tucci has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Signed disclosures are on file at AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare.


Accreditation statement(s)

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 AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and SLACK Incorporated. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Credit Designation

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Release date:  January 1, 2018. Expiration Date:  January 1, 2022.


How to Participate

To participate in this CME activity, you must read the learning objectives, answer the pretest questions, read the articles, complete the CME posttest, and complete the evaluation. Provide only one (1) correct answer for each question. A satisfactory score is defined as answering 70% of the posttest questions correctly. Upon receipt of the completed materials, if a satisfactory score on the posttest is achieved, AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare will issue an AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ certificate.


Target Audience

This CME activity is primarily targeted to patient-caring psychiatrists, physicians specializing in psychiatry and others allied to the field. There are no specific background requirements for participants taking this activity. Learning objectives and author disclosures are found at the beginning of each CME article.


Unlabeled and Investigational Usage Statement

The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled uses of FDA-approved products or to products not approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The faculty members have been made aware of their obligation to disclose such usage.


Copyright Statement

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