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Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Friday, January 11, 2019
11:00am – 12:00pm

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

TITLE: "Antipsychotics and the Metabolic Syndrome"

Speaker: Glenn Konopaske, MD, Department of Psychiatry, UConn Health

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

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Describe the signs and symptoms of the metabolic syndrome. 2. Interpret the recommended screening schedule for the metabolic syndrome in patients taking antipsychotic medications. 3. Discuss interventions to mitigate the risks of the metabolic syndrome due to antipsychotic medications.

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 speaker, Dr. Konopaske, 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.

Dr. Konopaske will be discussing an off-labeled use of Metformin and liraglutide.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from http://MyEvaluations.com with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email.

If you do not receive an evaluation assignment from http://MyEvaluations.com within 10 business days of this activity, please contact the Department that hosted this activity (indicated above) to ensure that your http://MyEvaluations.com account is set up and your participation in this activity was forwarded to the CME office.

Contact:

Krystyna Lipinski x1283 lipinski@uchc.edu

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Health Psychiatry Department, UConn Master Calendar

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