Conference Accreditation

BRAINWeek 2023
9/6/2023 to 9/8/2023
BRAINWeek 2023 is supported in part by an educational grant from GE Healthcare Inc.
This activity is jointly provided by Global Education Group and BRAINWeek.

Target Audience
BRAINWeek provides practical knowledge and tools for healthcare professionals treating CNS disorders which include internists, neurologists, nurse practitioners, health system physician assistants, otolaryngologists, psychologists, primary care physicians, and psychiatrists.

Statement of Need/Program Overview
As our population ages and the burden of caring for older adults increases, the search for novel molecules has yielded numerous therapies for the most common neuropsychiatric disorders facing all healthcare professionals. Whether you are a physician, advanced practice provider, psychologist, or licensed therapist seeing patients across the neuropsychiatry spectrum of conditions, the need for up-to-date education on cutting-edge management techniques has never been greater.

Educational Objectives
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

• Describe the incidence rate, etiology, and clinical presentation of psychiatric, neurologic, and neurodegenerative disorders including: Depression, Schizophrenia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Huntington’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), and Alzheimer’s Disease

• Describe diagnostic criteria in addition to interventional and pharmacologic approaches for treating acute, chronic, and intractable migraine

• Review barriers to care for patients struggling with mental health and neurological conditions

• Outline the need for differential diagnosis and multidisciplinary collaboration when addressing central nervous systems (CNS) disorders

• Discuss the current treatment landscape and emerging therapies for CNS

• Recall communication methods, treatment modalities, and clinical pearls related to the psychiatric, cognitive, and neurological functions that may optimize patient outcomes

Program Agenda
Agenda can be found at www.brainweek.org.

Physician Accreditation Statement

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 Global Education Group (Global) and BRAINWeek. Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit Designation
Global Education Group designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 19.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Recognition Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 19.0 MOC points and medical knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Nursing Continuing Education
Global Education Group is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity for 19 contact hours including pharmacotherapeutic contact hours is provided by Global Education Group. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Please visit www.brainweek.org for pharmacotherapeutic contact hours.

Pharmacist Accreditation Statement

Global Education Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education with Commendation.

Credit Designation
Global Education Group designates this continuing education activity for 19.0 contact hour(s) (2.0 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Universal Activity Numbers can be found at www.brainweek.org.

This is a knowledge-based activity.

Pharmacy Learners: Instructions for Credit – in order to receive credit, pharmacist participants must complete an entire course, complete the posttest and fill out the final evaluation. The final evaluation will be sent to you via email after the conference. Please note that an NABP number and date of birth (MMDD) will be required to earn credit.

Psychology Accreditation Statement
Global Education Group (Global) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Global maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This activity offers a maximum of 19.0 CE for psychologists. The instructional level of this activity is intermediate.

Nurse Practitioner Continuing Education


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) through the joint providership of Global Education Group and BRAINWeek. Global Education Group is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 110121. This activity is approved for 19 contact hours(s) which includes pharmacology hour(s). Please visit www.brainweek.org for the list of pharmacology hours.

Global Contact Information
For information about the approval of this program, please contact Global at 303-395-1782 or cme@ globaleducationgroup.com.

Instructions for Obtaining Credit

In order to receive credit for this activity, the participant must complete and pass the posttest with a score of at least 70% and complete the evaluation/application for credit. Certificates will then be available for download. Pharmacists: credit will be awarded via CPE Monitor 60 days post the live meeting.

Fee Information& Refund/Cancellation Policy
Please note that registration fees apply to this conference. Refer to www.brainweek.org for the cancellation policy. Disclosures of Relevant Financial Relationships Global Education Group (Global) adheres to the policies and guidelines, including the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE, set forth to providers by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and all other professional organizations, as applicable, stating those activities where continuing education credits are awarded must be balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. All persons in a position to control the content of an accredited continuing education program provided by Global are required to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible company within the past 24 months to Global. All financial relationships reported are identified as relevant and mitigated by Global in accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE in advance of delivery of the activity to learners. The content of this activity was vetted by Global to assure objectivity and that the activity is free of commercial bias. 

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Faculty list and disclosures provided further in the program guide.

The planners and managers at Global Education Group have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. The planners and managers at BRAINWeek have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of
published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Global Education Group (Global) and BRAINWeek do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

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