Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Family Practice Volume 62, Issue 1: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder/Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs

John R. Freedy, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, presented on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Andrea R. Gauld, PharmD, Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences, Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, presented on Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs:Safe Use and Monitoring.

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Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Family Practice Volume 62, Issue 1: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder/Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs.

The goals of this program are to improve management of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and promote safe use and monitoring of atypical antipsychotic drugs. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Review changes in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, about symptom criteria for PTSD.
2. Counsel patients about treatment options for PTSD.
3. Describe the mechanisms of action and side effects of atypical antipsychotic drugs.
4. Explain causes and provide treatment of metabolic complications associated with atypical antipsychotics.
5. Select safe and effective atypical antipsychotic drugs for geriatric patients.

The original programs were presented by John R. Freedy, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, and Andrea R. Gauld, PharmD, Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences, Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy, Baltimore.

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, records over 10,000 hours of lectures every year in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology, by the leading medical researchers at the top laboratories, universities, and institutions.

Recent researchers have hailed from Harvard, Cedars-Sinai, Mayo Clinic, UCSF, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, The University of California, San Diego, The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, The University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and many others.

Out of these cutting-edge programs, Audio-Digest then chooses the most clinically relevant, edits them for clarity, and publishes them either every week or every two weeks.

In addition, Audio-Digest publishes subscription series in conjunction with leading medical societies: DiabetesInsight with The American Diabetes Association, ACCEL with The American College of Cardiology, Continuum Audio with The American Academy of Neurology, and Journal Watch Audio General Medicine with Massachusetts Medical Society.

For 60 years, the global medical community of doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other medical professionals around the world has subscribed to Audio-Digest specialty series in order to remain current in their specialties as well as to maintain their Continuing Education requirements with the most cutting-edge, independent, and unbiased continuing medical education (CME).

Long a technical innovator, Audio-Digest was the first to produce audio medical education programs and the first to produce in-car medical education. Currently, its subscription and annual products are available on CD and MP3, as well as iPhone, iPad, and Android apps.


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