CEU Educational Activities

TAA Medical Grand Rounds Video Series

In collaboration with the CDC, the TAA is thrilled to offer free CMEs and CEUs for medical providers and allied health professionals to learn more about Tourette Syndrome and other Tic Disorders. Participants will learn from experts in the field and walk away with knowledge and skillsets to better understand and treat their patients with Tourette Syndrome or Tic Disorders. For any questions or concerns, please contact [email protected].

TARGET AUDIENCE: Physicians, Registered Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Occupational therapists, Psychiatrists, Psychologists

PREREQUISITES: The target audience should be well-versed in foundational medical skills (diagnostic methods, common assessment modalities, building rapport with patients, etc.). Target audience should also have a basic understanding of diagnostic reference material (e.g., ICD-10, DSM-5).

FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities

INSTRUCTIONS FOR OBTAINING CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE):

To receive continuing education (CE) for WD(SC)4733-TAA Medical Grand Rounds Series, please visit CDC TRAIN and search for the course in the Course Catalog using WD4733-090823. Follow the steps below by 09/08/2025.

  • Register for and complete the course.
  • Pass the post-assessment at 80%.
  • Complete the evaluation.
  • Visit Your Learning to access your certificates and transcript. 

FEES: No fees are charged for CDC CE activities.

FACULTY/CREDENTIALS:

  • Diana Felner, BS, Vice President , Public Policy and Programs, Tourette Association of America
  • Peter E. Morrison, DO, Assistant Professor, University of Rochester

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This enduring activity is designed to increase knowledge and change competency of diagnostic criteria for Tourette Syndrome and other Tic Disorders, as well as a means for assimilating these criteria into the audience’s existing patient interview/assessment process. In addition, the presentation provides a basic overview of the various management/treatment strategies used among patients presenting with tics, as well as items or issues of concern to look for related to commonly co-occurring conditions among this population.

OBJECTIVES:

At the conclusion of the session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Identify criteria used to diagnose Tourette Syndrome and other Tic Disorders
  2. Discuss the potential health disparities in individuals with Tourette Syndrome and other Chronic Tic Disorders
  3. Discuss the strategies that the healthcare team can use to optimize the educator-healthcare team provider relationship.
  4. Identify effective management strategies for patients with tics.
  5. Identify effective treatment strategies for patients with tics.
  6. Identify the common co-occurring conditions seen in patients with Tourette Syndrome and other Tic Disorders

ORIGINATION DATE: September 8, 2023

EXPIRATION DATE: September 2025

CONTACT INFORMATION: Office of Kim Newsome, (404) 498-0605

CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring activity for a maximum of (1) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this activity for (1) nursing contact hours.

CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer (0.1) CEU’s for this program.

DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all planners and presenters must disclose all financial relationships, in any amount, with ineligible

companies during the previous 24 months as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or products under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, and content experts wish to disclose they have no financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, reselling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

CDC did not accept financial or in-kind support from ineligible companies for this continuing education activity.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Tourette Syndrome and other Tic Disorders
Joint Accreditation Logo2

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Tourette Association of America. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 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

TAA Medical Grand Rounds - Coprophenomena

The learning activity will provide educators with information on coprophenomena, examples of impairment specific to coprophenomena and strategies to accommodate these symptoms in a classroom/workplace environment. Panelists will include people who have personal experience with coprolalia or copropraxia and can share their lessons learned, and specialists from psychology, psychiatry, occupational therapy, and neurology backgrounds that can help address options for improving life with this symptom. Resources specific to addressing and managing coprophenomena will also be shared.

OBJECTIVES:

At the conclusion of the session, the participant should be able to:

1. Discuss the potential health disparities in individuals with Tourette Syndrome and other Chronic Tic Disorders
2. Discuss the strategies that the healthcare team can use to optimize the educator-healthcare team provider relationship.
3. Identify effective management strategies for patients with tics.

Session Objectives

1. Provide at least three (3) common examples of impairment specific to Coprophenomena
2. List two (2) questions to ask in determining an educator’s familiarity with Coprophenomena
3. Give two (2) examples of classroom/workplace accommodations for Coprophenomena

FACULTY/ CREDENTIALS:

Jan Rowe, Dr. OT, OTR/L, FAOTA, Occupational Therapist at Children’s of Alabama

Barbara Coffey, M.D. MS, TS and Related Disorders Specialist at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Irene Malaty, M.D., Movement Disorder Specialist at University of Florida Gainesville

Joshua Nadeau, Former Vice President of Programs and Medical and Scientific Affairs at Tourette Association of America

Shannon Bennett, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology at Weill Cornell Medical College; Attending Psychologist at New York Presbyterian Hospital

Adam Lewin, Ph.D., ABPP, Psychologist, Professor and Division Chief at University of South Florida Pediatric Neuropsychiatry

Callum deQuevado, Former Youth Ambassador, Rising Leader at Tourette Association of America

Dawn deQuevado, Parent of Callum deQuevado, Tourette Association of America

CE ORIGINATION DATE: February 20, 2024

CE RENEWAL DATE:

CE EXPIRATION DATE: February 20, 2026

URL: https://tourette.org/ceu-educational-activities/

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE: Computer Hardware; Internet Connection; Browser

MATERIALS: Computer, Internet

TARGET AUDIENCE: Teachers, School social workers, School administrators, School Physiologists, Special Education teachers, School occupational therapists, School speech language therapists. Physicians, Registered Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Occupational therapists, Psychiatrists, Psychologists

PREREQUISITES: These videos are designed for school professionals and health professionals with knowledge of teaching and learning.

FORMAT: This activity is Web on Demand.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Office of Kim Newsome, (404) 498-0605

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:

CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live activity for a maximum of (1) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this activity for (1) nursing contact hours.

CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer (0.1) CEU’s for this program.

DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all planners and presenters must disclose all financial relationships, in any amount, with ineligible companies during the previous 24 months as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or products under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, and presenters/moderators wish to disclose they have no financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies with the exception of Dr. Jan Rowe and Dr. Barbara Coffey.

· Dr. Jan Rowe wishes to disclose she is writing a training manual for occupational therapists in partnership with the Tourette Association of America.

· Dr. Barbara Coffeey wishes to disclose she has standing financial relationships with the following Companies:

  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  •  Emalex
  • Florida Department of Health: Children’s Medical Services
  • Galen Mental Health
  • Harvard Medical School /Psychiatry Academy
  • New Venture Fund
  • NIMH/NINDS
  • Partners Healthcare
  • Skyland Trail
  • Zynerba

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use with the exception of Dr. Barbara Coffey’s discussion of neuroleptics, including alpha agonists and VMAT 2 inhibitors.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Tourette Association of America are jointly providing the CEUs for this activity.
CDC did not accept financial or in-kind support from ineligible companies for this continuing education activity.

Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE)

To receive continuing education (CE) for [WD4733(SC)]-[TAA Medical Grand Rounds Series], please visit CDC TRAIN and search for the course in the Course Catalog using [WD4733]. Follow the steps below by [02/20/2026].

1. Register for and complete the course.

2. Pass the post-assessment at [80]%.

3. Complete the evaluation.

4. Visit Your Learning to access your certificates and transcript.

FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.

TAA Medical Grand Rounds - Coprophenomena
Joint Accreditation Logo2

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Tourette Association of America. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 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

TAA Introduction to Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT) Workshop

In partnership with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the TAA is pleased to offer free CMEs and CEUs for medical providers and allied health professionals to learn more about Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT). This no cost workshop provides an overview of TS and associated conditions and an introduction to the CBIT protocol and supportive research. Participants will learn from an expert in the field and walk away with knowledge and skillsets to better understand CBIT when working with their patients with Tourette Syndrome or Tic Disorders. For any questions or concerns, please contact [email protected]. 

The “TAA Introduction to Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT) Workshop” video can be accessed by meeting eligibility and completing the form below under the “Registration” tab. 

Through this overview program, we do not formally offer certification to do CBIT. After attending this program we recommend participating in the Behavior Therapy Institute for intensive training in CBIT. See next section.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Physicians, Registered Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, Occupational therapists, Psychiatrists, Psychologists 

PREREQUISITES: Target audience should be a licensed (or license-eligible) healthcare practitioner who currently works with – or anticipates working with – clients/patients who have a Tic Disorder. Base knowledge and skill prerequisites include an understanding of child/adolescent development, familiarity with best practices in symptom assessment, and exposure to basic principles of research design/statistical analysis. 

FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities 

Requirements: Upon registration, participants are required to sign a Participant Memorandum of Understanding (PMU) and submit a copy of their license/certification. 

NOTE: Please note that this workshop is only intended for licensed, healthcare professionals practicing in the U.S. If you are currently located outside of the U.S., we encourage you to contact your local health governing body for more information on available treatments for Tourette Syndrome/Tic Disorders in your area. 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR OBTAINING CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE): 

To receive continuing education (CE) for WD4734 – TOURETTE SYNDROME – CBIT please visit CDC TRAIN and search for the course in the Course Catalog using WD4734. Follow the steps below by October 16, 2025.

1. Register for and complete the course.

2. Pass the post-assessment at 75%.

3. Complete the evaluation.

4. Visit Your Learning to access your certificates and transcript.

FACULTY/CREDENTIALS:

  • Jan Rowe, Dr OT, OTR/L, FAOTA; Co-Director, TS Center of Excellence (Children’s of Al and Univ of Al at Birmingham)  
  • Alexandra Walsh, Program Coordinator, Tourette Association of America 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This enduring activity is designed to increase learners’ knowledge and comprehension of Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT), and to provide resources specific to this treatment approach for health professionals working with individuals who have a tic disorder. 

OBJECTIVES: 

At the conclusion of the session, the participant should be able to: 

  1. Describe various Tic Disorders. 
  2. Differentiate among various Tic Disorders.   
  3. Describe the basic outline of the CBIT program.  
  4. List the 3 main components of CBIT. 
  5. Identify resources provided by TAA that can assist learners in performing their duties within their healthcare team. 

ORIGINATION DATE: October 16, 2023 

EXPIRATION DATE: October 16, 2025 

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE: Computer Hardware; Internet Connection; Browser 

MATERIALS: None 

FORMAT: This activity is Web on Demand 

CONTACT INFORMATION: Office of Kim Newsome, (404) 498-0605 

CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring activity for a maximum of (2.75) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this activity for (2.75) nursing contact hours. 

CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer (0.3) CEU’s for this program. 

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to (2.5) total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are (2.5). Continuing Competency credits available are (2.5). CDC provider number 98614. 

For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH) 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a preapproved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer (3) CPH recertification credits for this program. 

DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all planners and presenters must disclose all financial relationships, in any amount, with ineligible companies during the previous 24 months as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or products under investigational use.    

CDC, our planners, and content experts wish to disclose they have no financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, reselling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.  

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use. 

CDC did not accept financial or in-kind support from ineligible companies for this continuing education activity. 

Intro to CBIT Workshop

VIDEO DISCLAIMER: While the quality of this video may not meet the CDC standard of excellence, its content is critical for public education on this topic. We were unable to re-record with our medical expert, but have taken every measure to ensure its accuracy. Despite its imperfections, we believe that the benefits of sharing this information are too important to ignore. Thank you for watching. 

Joint Accreditation Logo2

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Tourette Association of America. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 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