APNA ISS: Achieving and Maintaining Improved Quality of Life in Patients with Tardive Dyskinesia

APNA ISS: Achieving and Maintaining Improved Quality of Life in Patients with Tardive Dyskinesia

On-Demand Webcast

This enduring is based off the live symposium at the APNA 34th Annual Conference. If you claimed credit for the live program, you are not eligible to claim credit for this enduring program.

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Richard Jackson, MD
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Adult, Adolescent, and Child Psychiatry
Certification in the Subspecialty of Forensic Psychiatry
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry
Oakland Beaumont University School of Medicine
Assistant Clinical Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry
University of Michigan School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Amber Hoberg, NP
Centric Physicians Group
San Antonio, Texas


Provided by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC, an HMP Company.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609-371-1137 or email info@naccme.com.


This activity is designed for psychiatric/mental health nurses including registered nurses and APRNs. 


After participating in this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Outline the consequences of untreated TD on QoL in patients taking antipsychotic medications
  • Describe the clinical indications for and clinical benefits of administering the AIMS exam
  • Incorporate currently available data on the long-term efficacy and safety of VMAT2 inhibitors for the treatment of TD into clinical practice

To be eligible for credit, participants must complete the pre-test, watch the full activity, and complete the evaluation by November 9, 2021. You will then be able to download or print your certificate. 

Release Date: November 9, 2020
Expiration Date: November 9, 2021
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour

There is no fee associated with this activity.


NACCME would like to thank the following company/companies who has/have supported the "Achieving and Maintaining Improved Quality of Life in Patients with Tardive Dyskinesia" through educational grants and/or in-kind support: Neurocrine Biosciences and Teva Pharmacetuicals 


 In support of improving patient care, NACCME 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.


NACCME designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This continuing nursing education activity awards 1.0 contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 1.0 contact hour.


NACCME has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with the AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 credit. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


As a Jointly Accredited Organization, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NACCME maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded. Full attendance is required for all CE activities.

Instructional Level: Advanced

This activity will award 1 continuing education credit.


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Clinical Reviewers

William C. Torrey, MD
Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Services
Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Lebanon, New Hampshire

Nurse Planner: Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN, Infectious Disease Consultants/San Diego Infusion Center, San Diego, CA

Planning Committee

In addition to the faculty listed below, NACCME planners and staff include Chris Bolwell, Sam Conforti, Mary Johnson, Randy Robbin, Margie Stefan and Michelle Stewart.

Chris Bolwell is a shareholder of GlaxoSmithKline. GlaxoSmithKline is not supporting this activity, nor does any content relate to their product/service.


The faculty has reported the following:

Dr. Jackson: Consultant—Alkermes, Intracellular, Purdue, Sunovion, Supernus, Takeda, Teva; Speakers Bureau—Alkermes, Allergan, Intracellular, Ironshore, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Lundbeck, Otsuka, Sunovion, Takeda, Teva.

Ms. Hoberg: Speakers’ Bureau—Armaceuticals, Avanir Pharmceuticals, Caplyta Pharaceuticals, Teva Pharaceuticals; Advisory board —Armaceuticals, Teva Pharaceuticals

Ms. Seaman: Speakers’ Bureau—Next Science

Dr. Torrey has disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.


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