Deprescribing Anticholinergic Medications in Patients with Severe Mental Illness. Part Two: Stories from the Clinic -- Patient Cases and Review of Barriers to and Predictors of Success

Dr. Chengappa and Dr. Gannon give a joint presentation on discussing specific patient outcomes improvements from the pilot intervention program.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe specific patient outcomes improvements from our pilot intervention
  • Review predictors of successful anticholinergic burden reduction in patients with schizophrenia
  • Analyze barriers to successful anticholinergic burden reduction in patients with schizophrenia

Disclosures:

No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

 

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.05) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .5 contact hour.

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Release Date: 2/12/2019 | Last Modified On: 3/11/2019 | Expires: 2/21/2023


Published

February 12, 2019

Expires

February 21, 2023

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Kadiamada N. Chengappa, MD

Kadiamada N. Chengappa, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry

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Jessica M. Gannon, MD

Jessica M. Gannon, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

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