Clozapine: Our Best and Safest Antipsychotic

Nassau University Medical Center Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Wednesday October 11, 2017 at 1:00 PM


This grand round has already taken place.


Nassau University Medical Center - East Meadow, NY
October 11th, 2017
1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

This lecture will describe the history of antipsychotics and its use in different countries.

Also, research articles and recent view about Clozapine will be discussed.

Dates and Times

Start: 10/11/2017 1:00 PM
End: 10/11/2017 2:30 PM

Objectives

1-Participants will understand how chlorpromazine lead to the synthesis of first imipramine, and then clozapine.
2-Participants will understand how clozapine came to be approved for "treatment refractory" schizophrenia and suicidality.
3-Participants will understand how epidemiological data shows that clozapine more than any other antipsychotic increases life expectancy.

Speakers

  • Dr. Lewis Opler
    • Clozapine: Our Best and Safest Antipsychotic

Location

Nassau University Medical Center
2201 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY 11554

Accreditation

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 The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook and Nassau University Medical Center. The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.