Essential Psychopharmacology Volume 4 is organized by Hatherleigh Medical Education.

Target Audience:
The primary target audience for this program includes, but is not limited to: addiction treatment professionals, primary care physicians, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, clinical psychologists, pharmacists, and social workers. Clinicians who have caseloads composed significantly of individuals with psychiatric disorders, comorbid medical illnesses with substance use and addictive disorders will find this course particularly useful.

Credits: CE/CME Hours: 10

Course Curriculum:
• Opioid Use Disorder: A Review of Medication-Assisted Treatment and Psychosocial Programs
• The Role of Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics in Schizophrenia
• Synthetic Cathinone and Cannabinoid Designer Drugs
• PTSD: Overview and DSM-5 Changes
• Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Overview and DSM-5 Changes

Overall Objective: 
The objective of this continuing medical education program is to present participants with an expanded clinical skill set and raised awareness of clinically relevant issues in their profession. They will review key diagnostic criteria, cutting-edge treatment strategies, and practice points they can implement in the challenges of daily practice while providing evidence-based care to patients and clients suffering with chronic pain. The expected outcomes include an increase in knowledge, competence, professionalism, and performance.


This course fulfills the state-required mandatory topic(s) credit requirements for license renewal.
Opioid use disorder



American Medical Association
The Hatherleigh Company, Ltd. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Hatherleigh Company, Ltd. designates this CME activity for a maximum number of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Psychological Association
The Hatherleigh Company, Ltd. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Hatherleigh maintains responsibility for the program and its' content.

Mental Health Counselers
National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. 
The Hatherleigh Company, Ltd. is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved CE credit hours for programs that meet NBCC requirements. Programs for which NBCC-approved CE credit hours will be awarded are identified on the Website. The ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. Our NBCC provider number is #5448.

The American Nurses Credential Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) accepts CE programs by an American Psychological Association approved provider. 

  • CME - 10

    PharmacistSocial WorkerPsychiatrists and PsychologistsPhysiciansCliniciansHealthcare ProfessionalsNurses


    PsychologyClinical PharmacologyPharmacy and Medicine


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