Learning Objectives

Summarize the foundational psychopharmacology of medication classes utilized in the management of psychiatric disorders, including antidepressants, antipsychotics, mood stabilizers, and stimulants

Employ strategies to improve patient outcomes in the management of psychiatric disorders such as ADHD, anxiety, bipolar, depression, and schizophrenia

Implement practical strategies to develop treatment plans, optimize care, and prevent relapse

Utilize new skills and understanding of clinical research and tools to improve patient outcomes in the acute and long-term management of mental illness

Intended Learners

This activity is intended for nurse practitioners, psychiatric nurses, and other healthcare professionals who seek to improve the care of patients with mental health disorders.

Accreditation Information*


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In support of improving patient care, HMP Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Note: This statement is not an indication of approved credits. Please see below for full accreditation details, including credit types and totals, for this activity.

Credit Designation Statements

AMA Credit
HMP Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. 

ANCC Contact Hours
This continuing nursing education live activity awards 21.5 contact hours.

This activity will also award pharmacotherapeutic contact hours. However, the final credits designated will not be announced until all content is reviewed and approved.

CBRN Contact Hours
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 21.5 contact hours.

Requirements for Credit

To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must attend the educational activity and complete the evaluation form. After successful completion of the evaluation form online, participants may immediately print their documentation of credit.

Healthcare professionals treating patients with mental health disorders should check with their state licensing and certification boards to determine whether Psych Congress NP Institute meets their continuing education requirements.

*Total credit hours are subject to change. 

ADA Statement

HMP Education complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please call 770.751.7332 / 609.371.1137.

Innovation Theaters (non-accredited)

Innovation Theaters are informational sessions designed to complement your educational experience by further enhancing your knowledge and confidence of disease-states or products. No CME or CE credits are offered at these programs. By entering an Innovation Theater and having your badge scanned, you opt in to share and receive information from industry sponsors. If you are from California or Maine and wish to opt out, please speak with a representative.

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HMP Education protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants, educational partners, and joint sponsors. HMP Education and our joint providers will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual’s consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the appropriate accrediting agency.

HMP Education maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.

Copyright © 2022 by HMP Education. All rights reserved. No part of this accredited continuing education activity may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without first obtaining permission from HMP Education.

Contact Information

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 800.205.8233.

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