GME Meeting Planner
Earn 2 CME/CE credits at this FREE poster reception and dinner symposium.
Are you attending the APA this year? If so, join fellow clinicians for this FREE CME dinner symposium and poster reception, held during the week of the APA in Philadelphia, PA. This symposium will address state of the art diagnostic and treatment challenges in the management of patients with bipolar depression including innovative emerging therapies.
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Sunovion.
All attendees are asked to adhere to the Union League Club of Philadelphia's dress code: https://www.unionleague.org/dress-code.php
Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Global Medical Education
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Sunovion
This activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists and psychologists engaged in the care of patients with bipolar depression
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
• Identify reasons for the misdiagnosis of bipolar disorders across the age spectrum
• Employ evidence-based treatments for bipolar depression in children, adolescents and adults
• Describe evidence based adjunctive pharmacotherapies for depressive episodes of bipolar disorder
• Utilize strategies to manage side effects of medications in bipolar patients across the lifecycle
Roger McIntyre MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology
University of Toronto
Manpreet Singh, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Global Medical Education. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine 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.
Physician Continuing Medical Education
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Pharmacy Education
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 2 contact hour(s) (0.2 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
Universal Activity Number –JA4008162-9999-20-1088-L01-P
Type of Activity: Knowledge
Continuing Nursing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 2 contact hours. Designated for 1 contact hour of pharmacotherapy credit for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.
California Board of Registered Nursing
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13485, for 2 contact hour.
AAPA Credit Designation Statement
This activity is designated for 2 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Continuing Psychology Education
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PIM maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This program offers 2.0 continuing education credits for psychologists
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.
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. The planners of this activity 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 the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (ie, physical, dietary, etc). Please contact [email protected] prior to the live event.
There is no fee for this educational activity.
6:00 - 7:00 PM: Poster Reception with cocktails and light hors d'oeuvres
7:00 - 7:45 PM: Challenges in Treating Bipolar Depression in Children and Adolescents: Manpreet Singh, MD (Stanford)
7:45 - 8:30 PM: Recent Advances in Managing Bipolar Depression in Adults: Roger McIntyre, MD (Univ of Toronto)
8:30 - 9:00 PM: Q&A