CD-AMC: Catatonia in the Medically Ill

March 18, 2022

Catatonia remains under recognized in medically ill patients.  Further, while is continues to be commonly considered primarily a psychiatric illness, catatonia frequently occurs in association with an underlying medical etiology.  The aims of this presentation are to assist participants in:

  1. More confidently and accurately diagnosing catatonia in medically ill patients
  2. Better recognition of medical conditions that may co-occur with and lead to the development of catatonia
  3. Understanding the medical workup that may be appropriate for patients with catatonia
  4. Choosing the appropriate treatment option for each patient based on clinical response and resource availability 

Target Audience

ED Physicians

Internal Medicine Physicians

Nurses

Learning Objectives

Learners will be able to:

  • review diagnostic criteria and clinical phenotypes of catatonia
  • define appropriate medical workup for patients with catatonia
  • identify medical etiologies of and comorbidities with catatonia
  • review available treatment options and guidelines for catatonia
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
01/10/2022
Course expires: 
03/18/2022
Event starts: 
03/18/2022 - 12:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
03/18/2022 - 1:00pm EDT
Rating: 
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Peer reviewer(s)

Rachel State Adelman, MD, MPH

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Planner(s)

Caitlyn Boyd, MHA, MSN, RN, CPHQ

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Theresa Sevilis, D.O.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Speaker(s)

Jeremy Parker, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
This activity has been submitted to the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses for approval to award contact hours.  The American Association of Neuroscience Nurses is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation
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Available Credit

  • 1.00 Participation
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