Premiere Date: March 20, 2017
Expiration Date: September 20, 2018
This activity offers CE credits for:
1. Physicians (CME)
To understand the various sexual disorders that can present during a person’s lifespan and the psychiatrist’s role in helping relieve such problems.
At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to:
• Discuss the 3 basic clinical concepts of sexual dysfunction
• Understand the reasons for limitations in prevalence data
• Describe the pathogenesis of the dysfunction
This continuing medical education activity is intended for psychiatrists, psychologists, primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other health care professionals who seek to improve their care for patients with mental health disorders.
CME Credit (Physicians): 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 CME Outfitters, LLC, and Psychiatric Times. CME Outfitters, LLC, is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME Outfitters designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Note to Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants: AANPCP and AAPA accept certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.
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Stephen B. Levine, MD, has no disclosures to report.
Katherine Hall, PhD, (peer/content reviewer) has no disclosures to report.
Applicable Psychiatric Times staff and CME Outfitters staff have no disclosures to report.
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Dr. Levine is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH. He has written several books, including Sex Is Not Simple, Sexual Life: A Clinician’s Guide, Sexuality in Midlife, Demystifying Love: Plain Talk for the Mental Health Professional, and Barriers to Loving: A Clinician’s Perspective. He is co-director of the Center for Marital and Sexual Health in Beachwood, OH.
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