CME Credits 2015

Website Materials Requirements

  • 15th International Congress on Schizophrenia Research
  • March 28, 2015 – April 1, 2015
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Target Audience

The educational design of this activity addresses the needs of basic researchers as well as clinicians involved in the treatment of patients with schizophrenia and other schizo-affective disorders.

Statement of Need/Program Overview

The INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON SCHIZOPHRENIA RESEARCH is a biennial meeting where scientists
representing the broad range of disciplines involved with discovery in schizophrenia gather to exchange
data, techniques, and ideas. Many scientists are current contributors to the scientific literature.
Participation in the poster, oral and symposia sessions is active. Abstract submission is not required; the
Congress welcomes all members of the schizophrenia research community, including students, scientists,
doctors, and other professionals to attend this biennial meeting.

Educational Objectives

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

  1. Describe the most current hypotheses and data concerning the biology of schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders
  2. Discuss current treatment approaches to the psychotic component of the illness, as well as the new trials and research     addressing the cognitive deficits in schizophrenia.
  3. Identify breaking developments in brain research that are of relevance to current hypotheses on the etiology and pathophysiology of schizophrenia.



Physician Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Global Education Group (Global) and International Congress on Schizophrenia Research. 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 24.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Global Contact Information

For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact Global at 303-395-1782 or

Instructions to Receive Credit

In order to receive credit for this activity, the participant must complete and turn in the CME Evaluation/Application for CME to the Registration Desk.

Fee Information& Refund/Cancellation Policy

Maximum of 24.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™: $175.00 in addition to registration fees. Fax cancellation request to (001) 301.694.5124. Registration fee will be refunded minus a $100 processing fee for requests received in writing by 10 March 2015. No refunds will be made after 10 March 2015. Questions: (001) 301.694.5243 or TOLL FREE: 866.229.3691     Mon – Fri   9:00am – 6:00pm EST

Please purchase CME credits in advance:
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Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Global Education Group (Global) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals and their spouse/life partner who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by Global for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Name of Faculty or PresenterReported Financial Relationship

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Name of Planner or ManagerReported Financial Relationship
Ashley Marostica, RN, MSNNothing to disclose
Amanda Glazar, PhDNothing to disclose
Andrea FunkNothing to disclose
Laura GilsdorfNothing 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 International Congress on Schizophrenia Research 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.


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.