Amphetamine-Related Psychiatric Disorders

Overview

4.6 out of 5 (108 Reviews)

Credits

1.00

Post Assessment Questions

6

Start Date

1 Sep 2023

Last Review Date

1 Sep 2023

Expiration Date

31 Aug 2026

Estimated Time To Finish

60 Minutes


 
Need Help?  If you have a system or content concerns, please contact support@statpearls.com

Activity Description

Amphetamines belong to a class of compounds called phenethylamines which induce catecholaminergic effects in the CNS and peripheral circulation. Recreational use of amphetamines has reached epidemic proportions in Asia, Australasia, and the United States. Most agree that psychosis following amphetamine use is characterized by persecutory delusions, visual hallucinations, and symptoms resembling acute psychosis most commonly observed in schizophrenia. This activity reviews amphetamine-related psychiatric disorders, including pathophysiology, presentation, and diagnosis, and highlights the interprofessional team's role in the management of these patients.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician associates, nurses, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and social workers.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Identify the pathophysiology of amphetamine-related psychiatric disorders.
  • Outline the typical presentation of a patient with amphetamine-related psychiatric disorders.
  • Outline the available treatment and management options for amphetamine-related psychiatric disorders.
  • Discuss the interprofessional team strategies for improving care and outcomes in patients with amphetamine-related psychiatric disorders.

Disclosures

StatPearls, LLC requires everyone who influences the content of an educational activity to disclose relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies that have occurred within the past 24 months. Ineligible companies are organizations whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. All relevant conflict(s) of interest have been mitigated. Hover over contributor names for financial disclosures. Others involved in planning this educational activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Commercial Support: This activity has received NO commercial support.

Continuing Education Accreditation Information

In support of improving patient care, StatPearls, LLC 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.


As a Jointly Accredited Organization, StatPearls, LLC is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. StatPearls, LLC maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.00 continuing education credits.

Social Workers: StatPearls, LLC designates this continuing education activity for 1.00 ASWB ACE credit(s) for social workers. Social Workers should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Please consult your professional licensing board for information on the applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity.

Method of Participation and Credit

  1. Register for the activity.    
  2. Review the target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure information.
  3. Study the educational content of the enduring material.
  4. Choose the best answer to each activity test question. To receive credit and a certificate, you must pass the test questions with a minimum score of 100%.
  5. Complete the post-activity assessment survey.

If you have concerns regarding the CE/CME system, please contact support@statpearls.com.

Disclaimer

This educational activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. Faculty may discuss investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the FDA. Readers should verify all information before employing any therapies described in this educational activity.

The information provided for this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical/clinical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The information presented does not necessarily reflect the views of StatPearls or any commercial supporters of educational activities on statpearls.com. StatPearls expressly disclaims responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the course, for undetected error, or through a participant's misunderstanding of the content.

Unapproved Uses of Drugs/Devices: In accordance with FDA requirements, the audience is advised that information presented in this continuing education activity may contain references to unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please refer to the FDA-approved package insert for each drug/device for full prescribing/utilization information.

Cancellation Policy: Please see the cancellation policy. StatPearls, LLC reserves the right to cancel any course due to unforeseen circumstances.

 

 
 

Reviews

Manassa H. on 11/17/2020

Trang N. on 2/26/2021

Julie J. on 4/7/2021

Caleb P. on 7/28/2021

Marjorie S. on 7/29/2021

Derek K. on 9/21/2021

Crista B. on 10/4/2021

Rebecca B. on 10/11/2021

Jennifer S. on 10/23/2021

James G. on 10/26/2021

David G. on 10/29/2021

Anna L. on 11/22/2021

Haili C. on 12/10/2021

elizabeth d. on 2/2/2022

Cynthia F. on 2/27/2022

Candace B. on 3/2/2022

SANTHA A. on 3/5/2022

margaret c. on 3/8/2022

Ira on 3/23/2022

Jinelle S. on 3/24/2022

Charlene N. on 4/7/2022

Stephanie H. on 4/25/2022

Ehsan Q. on 5/2/2022

Christine D. on 5/23/2022

January L. on 6/8/2022

marina h. on 6/8/2022

Lauren I. on 6/17/2022

Charles T. on 7/28/2022

I enjoy the notes below the questions explaining the differences in each choice. I have gained extra knowledge, even about the wrong answers, in that section.

Devan C. on 8/12/2022

Robert T. on 8/13/2022

NICHOLAS N. on 8/23/2022

Danialle H. on 8/31/2022

Great way to refresh knowledge.

Michael S. on 9/1/2022

Monica K. on 10/4/2022

Eli N. on 9/26/2022

April D. on 10/2/2022

Laurie C. on 10/12/2022

Tracy E. on 10/28/2022

Jeannine D. on 10/31/2022

good info

Kenneth R. on 11/11/2022

Heather K. on 12/5/2022

Jeffrey H. on 12/7/2022

Kelli M. on 12/21/2022

Kim B. on 12/29/2022

George G. on 1/5/2023

Thomas J. on 1/22/2023

Latoya R. on 1/23/2023

Karl S. on 1/25/2023

Samantha L. on 1/31/2023

Myriame N. on 2/1/2023

Attila G. on 2/10/2023

Emmanuel E. on 2/20/2023

Sharon M. on 4/8/2023

Kelcy C. on 4/18/2023

Susan M. on 4/19/2023

dana c. on 4/29/2023

Peter M. on 6/6/2023

Richard K. on 6/28/2023

Sushma B. on 7/11/2023

Johnny L. on 7/7/2023

Norah G. on 7/13/2023

Brenda F. on 7/14/2023

Mary Grace C. on 7/14/2023

Sarah K. on 7/14/2023

Alisha H. on 7/14/2023

Duane G. on 7/15/2023

Natasha M. on 7/20/2023

Monica S. on 7/21/2023

Jenna D. on 8/11/2023

Tami G. on 8/11/2023

shayna m. on 8/14/2023

Kelsey P. on 8/22/2023

Sandra M. on 8/22/2023

Nicole C. on 8/24/2023

Raymond A. on 3/9/2024

Jama G. on 9/11/2023

Kayli J. on 9/27/2023

Jean V. on 10/2/2023

Laura O. on 10/3/2023

Jennifer M. on 10/12/2023

Tyrel L. on 10/26/2023

John T. on 11/1/2023

Robert R. on 11/15/2023

NONE

marlene l. on 11/17/2023

Mohamed E. on 12/7/2023

Michael N. on 12/9/2023

Richelle G. on 12/14/2023

Susan M. on 12/26/2023

Herman E. on 12/30/2023

Lynzee B. on 12/31/2023

Anne C. on 1/14/2024

Alex M. on 1/18/2024

Joanne P. on 1/20/2024

Shiela R. on 1/24/2024

EVAN S. on 1/25/2024

Joseph S. on 1/27/2024

john d. on 2/29/2024

Nicole C. on 2/29/2024

Genevieve M. on 3/15/2024

SAJJAD M. on 4/4/2024

Qefli N. on 4/9/2024

Jessica C. on 4/15/2024

Samantha G. on 5/14/2024

Theresa D. on 4/20/2024

Michael O. on 5/8/2024

Hung N. on 5/9/2024

Likta N. on 5/19/2024

Malani K. on 5/22/2024

Unlimited Social Worker CE

Stay up to date on the latest medical knowledge with 222 CE activities. In these online self-assessment activities, read our reference articles and test your knowledge with more than 314.5 hours of CE.

1 Year Unlimited Social Worker CE

Access to all the Unlimited Social Worker CE activities.

$49 per 1 year per user