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Global Medical Education Bipolar Summit

First Annual Bipolar Disorder Summit 

 

Friday, May 16, 2014 7:00 AM - Saturday, May 17, 2014 4:30 PM (Eastern Time)

 

Hyatt Regency, Newport, RI

(401) 851-1234 

1 Goat Island

Newport, Rhode Island 02840

United States 

 

Jointly sponsored/co-provided by Global Medical Education and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Sunovion, Astra Zeneca and Forest pharmaceuticals.

 

Program Overview

The Bipolar Disorder Summit will explore state of the art diagnostic and therapeutic issues in patients with bipolar disorder. This will include reasons for missed diagnosis, changes in DSM-5, and the effects of culture on the diagnosis and treatment. The latest advances in treating all phase of the illness, including non-pharmacological therapies, special issues in pregnancy, metabolic side effects of therapies and strategies to make patients active collaborators in their care will be discussed.

 

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses who care for patients with bipolar disorder.

 

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants will be better able to:

  • Recognize the clinical consequences for patients, as well as the impact on 
  • the larger healthcare system, of missed and incorrect diagnosis in bipolar 
  • patients.
  • Implement  evidence-based recommendations  to improve 
  • both symptomatic and functional outcomes in all phases  of bipolar 
  • disorder.
  • Apply findings from research studies and expert recommendations that make patients active collaborators in their care to improve outcomes in special populations.
  • Design individualized medication and psychotherapy treatment strategies to improve outcomes based on the efficacy, safety, long-term data, and route of administration of the available therapies.
  • Provide appropriate care and counsel for patients and their families.


Physician Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Global Medical Education.  The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

Credit Designation

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

 

Nursing Continuing Education

Credit Designation

This educational activity for 12 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine

 

Accreditation Statement

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

 

A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and will be emailed to you within three weeks.

 

 

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.  The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.

 

 

Fee Information

There is a $79 fee ($299 late fee) for this educational activity.  A full refund is available for cancellations made before May 1, 2014.

Program Agenda

Day 1, Friday, May 16, 2014
7:00 - 8:30 AM: 
Registration and Breakfast (provided as part of your conference fee)

8:30 - 8:45 AM:
Welcome and Introductions
Prakash Masand, MD, Founder and CEO, Global Medical Education

8:45 - 9:45 AM: 
Keynote Address
"Understanding Bipolar and Related Disorders in the 21st Century: From Kraepelin to DSM-5"
Fred Goodwin, MD, George Washington University

9:45 - 10:45 AM: 
"Why Are We Still Missing the Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder in 2014?"
Robert Hirschfeld, MD, UTMB

10:45 - 11:45 AM: 
"Diagnostic and Therapeutic Dilemmas in Children and Adolescents with Bipolar Disorder"
Kiki Chang MD, Stanford University

11:45 AM  - 1:15 PM: 
Luncheon Symposium (Non-CME)
“Bipolar Depression: Presentation, Diagnosis and Treatment in the Outpatient Psychiatric Practice Setting” 
Faculty: Leslie Citrome, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Sponsored by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Lunch (provided as a part of your conference fee)

1:15 - 4:30 PM:  (coffee break from 2:45 - 3:00 PM)
Four separate workshops; Attendees choose two out of four (1:15 - 2:45 PM / 3:00 - 4:30 PM)

  1. "Metabolic disturbances in bipolar patients: Controversies and Consequences" - K. Roy Chengappa, MD
  2. "Using Cognitive Remediation to Improve Functional Outcomes in Bipolar Disorder" - Eduard Vieta, MD
  3. "Treating Bipolar Disorder in Pregnancy and Special Populations" - Lee Cohen, MD
  4. "How Bipolar Patients can be Active Collaborators in Their Care" - Allan Young,  MD


Day 2, Saturday, May 17, 2014

8:00 - 9:00 AM: 
Breakfast (provided as a part of your conference fee)

9:00 - 10:00 AM: 
"DSM-5 changes in Bipolar Disorder"
Trisha Suppes, MD, Stanford University

10:00 - 11:00 AM: 
"An Evidence Based Approach to Managing Bipolar Manic and Mixed Episodes"
Mark Frye, MD, Mayo Clinic

11:00 - 12:00 PM: 
"An Evidence Based Approach to Managing Bipolar Depression"
Roger McIntyre, MD, University of Toronto

12:00 - 1:00 PM: 
Lunch (provided as a part of your conference fee)

1:00 - 4:30 PM:  (coffee break from 2.30 - 3:00 PM)
Four separate workshops; Attendees choose two out of four (1:00 - 2.30 PM / 3:00-4:30 PM)

  1. "Metabolic disturbances in bipolar patients: Controversies and Consequences" - K. Roy Chengappa, MD
  2. "Using Cognitive Remediation to Improve Functional Outcomes in Bipolar Disorder" - Eduard Vieta, MD
  3. "Treating Bipolar Disorder in Pregnancy and Special Populations" - Lee Cohen, MD
  4. "How Bipolar Patients can be Active Collaborators in Their Care" - Allan Young,  MD

 *Please note, agenda is subject to change


 

Faculty


Confirmed faculty members include:

 

Fred Goodwin, MD, Co-Chair

Research Professor of Psychiatry

The George Washington University 

Director of George Washington's Center on Neuroscience


Eduard Vieta, MD, Co-Chair

Professor of Psychiatry, 

Director of the Bipolar Disorders Program of the Hospital Clinic 

University of Barcelona, Spain

 

Kiki D. Chang, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Division of Child Psychiatry

Stanford University School of Medicine Director, Pediatric Bipolar Disorders Clinic

 

K.N. Roy Chengappa, MD  

Professor of Psychiatry 

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 

Service Chief, Comprehensive Recovery Services 

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic 

 

Lee Cohen, MD

Director, Center for Women's Mental Health

Massachusetts General Hospital

 

Mark Frye, MD

Professor and Chair

Department of Psychiatry

Mayo Clinic

 

Robert M.A. Hirschfeld, MD

Titus H. Harris Chair

Harry K. Davis Professor

Professor and Chair

Department of Psychiatry

University of Texas Medical Branch 

 

Roger McIntyre, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology

University of Toronto

Head, Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit

University Health Network Toronto, Canada

 

Trisha Suppes, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Stanford University

Director Bipolar and Depression Research Program

VA Palo Alto, CA

 

Allan Young, MD

Professor of Psychiatry

Chair of Mood Disorders

King's College London

   

 

Accomodatioins

The Hyatt Regency, the meeting venue, is holding a limited number of rooms for conference attendees at a special rate through April 24, 2014 (or while supply lasts). The offered group Rate is $189.00 for Thursday and $249.00 for Friday and Saturday (please note, there is also a $20.00 Resort Fee on top of the room rate.) Click here to make your reservations online and receive the promotional rate.

Bipolar Summit Presentation Slides


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Conflict of Interest


Kiki D. Chang, M.D.

   

K. N. Row Chengappa, M.D.


Lee S, Cohen, M.D.

   

Matk A. Frye, M.D.


Fredrick K. Goodwin, M.D.

   

Robert M. A. Hirschfeld, M.D.


Roger McIntyre, MD

   

Trisha Suppes, MD


Edward Vieta, M.D., PhD

   

Allan Young, MD

Bipolar Summit Presentation Evaulation


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