Emergency Treatment of Acute Psychosis and Agitation in Adolescents
(Conferences / Seminars / Lectures)
Pediatric Grand Rounds presented by: J. Randy Hillard, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry, College of Human Medicine and Osteopathic Medicine Michigan State University
At the end of the activity, the participants will be better able to:
1.Describe the recognition and differential diagnosis of acute psychosis and agitation in adolescent patients; 2. Describe non-pharmacologic interventions for managing acutely psychotic and adolescent patients and when to use them; and 3.Describe pharmacological strategies for managing acutely psychotic and adolescent patients and when to use them.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Michigan State University and Sparrow. Michigan State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Michigan State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The target audience for this presentation includes department faculty, pediatric residents, medical students and community physicians.
No commercial support was obtained for this activity and potential conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to the educational activity to assure independence and balance of content. Conflicts, if any, will be disclosed prior to the start of the educational activity.