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This activity is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Global Medical Education.
Join fellow healthcare professionals and learn from the world’s leading experts at this FREE comprehensive two-day conference, which will explore state of the art diagnostic and therapeutic issues in patients with mood disorders.
This activity is provided by educational grants from Allergan, Sunovion, Sage, Takeda, and Lundbeck.
Discounted Room Block at Orlando Grande Lakes
GME is pleased to offer a discounted room rate for attendees at this meeting. To make your reservations, please follow the link below or call the hotel directly and mention Global Medical Education. We do expect rooms to sell out quickly, so please book your rooms early! Also, note, this is a shared JW Marriott / Ritz-Carlton property, and rooms are available for this meeting at both.
Web Address: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/globalmededu
Toll free: 1.800.266.9432
The Fourth Annual Mood Disorders Summit will explore state of the art diagnostic and therapeutic issues in patients with mood disorders. 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, metabolic side effects of therapies and strategies to make patients active collaborators in their care will be discussed.
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, psychologists, and pharmacists who care for patients with mood disorders.
• Identify reasons for the misdiagnosis of mood disorders
• Describe the use of digital tools to diagnose and manage mood disorders
• Encourage the use of evidence based treatments for major depression including treatment resistant patients
• Describe pharmacotherapies for manic and mixed episodes of bipolar disorder
• Describe pharmacotherapies for depressive episodes of bipolar disorder
• Describe strategies to improve adherence, including the role of long acting injectables
• Describe strategies to manage side effects of medications in these patients
• Encourage cardiometabolic screening of patients with mood disorders
• Identify the high rates of comorbid mood disorders in cardiac patients and the prognostic implications
• Encourage the use of evidence based psychotherapies in patients with mood disorders
Physician Continuing Medical Education
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of 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.
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.0 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 is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 14.0 contact hours (1.40 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
Universal Activity Numbers:
• 0809-9999-17-895-L01-P – Friday AM sessions, 4.0 hours
• 0809-9999-17-896-L01-P – Friday PM sessions, 3.0 hours
• 0809-9999-17-/897-L01-P –Saturday AM sessions, 4.0 hours
• 0809-9999-17-898-L01-P – Saturday PM sessions, 3.0 hours
Type of Activity: Knowledge
Continuing Nursing Education
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This educational activity for 14.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine. Designated for 4.8 contact hours of pharmacotherapy credit for Advance Practice Registered Nurses.
Continuing Psychologist 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 14.0 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. 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.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (ie, physical, dietary, etc). Please contact our staff prior to the live event at [email protected]
There is no fee for this educational activity.
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.
For Pharmacists: Pharmacists have up to 30 days to complete the evaluation and claim credit for participation so that information can be submitted to the CPE Monitor as required. Upon receipt of the completed activity evaluation form, you will receive an email from [email protected] within three weeks with a link and directions to submit your credit to the NABP CPE Monitor Service.
Day 1 - Friday, December 1, 2017
7:30 - 8:15 AM: Registration and Breakfast
8:15 - 8:30 AM: Opening Remarks by Chair
8:30 - 9:30 AM: Keynote Address: “The Bridge Back to Life” JD Schramm, Ed.D. (Stanford)
9:30 - 10:30 AM: “Innovative Treatments for Mood Disorders” Sanjay Mathew, MD (Baylor)
10:30 - 11:30 AM: “Postpartum Depression: A Neglected Disorder” Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD (UNC Chapel Hill)
11:30 - 11:45 AM: Break
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM: Hot Topics (Six clinically relevant and topical issues for 8 minutes each)
12:45-2:00 PM: Lunch
2:00 – 3:00 PM: “Recent Advances in the Management of Bipolar Depression” Joseph Goldberg MD ( Mt Sinai)
3:00 – 4:00 PM: “Do Cognitive Disturbances in MDD Predict Differential Antidepressant Response?” Prakash Masand, MD (Duke-NUS)
4:00 – 5:00 PM: “Digital Tools to Help Manage Mood Disorders” John Torous MD ( Harvard Medical School)
Day 2 - Saturday, December 2, 2017
7:30 – 8:30 AM: Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30 AM: “Managing Major Depression: Lessons Learned in the Last 50 Years” Dan Iosifescu MD ( NYU)
9:30 – 10:30 AM: “Managing Manic and Mixed Episodes in Bipolar Disorders” Paul Keck, MD (University of Cincinnati)
10:30 – 11:30 AM: “Are We Missing Mood Disorders in Children?” Kiki Chang, MD (Stanford))
11:30 -11:45 AM: Break
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM: Hot Topics (Six clinically relevant and topical issues for 8 minutes each)
12:45 – 2:00 PM: Lunch
2:00 – 3:00 PM: “Managing Mood Disorder Patients with Psychiatric Comorbidity” Greg Mattingly MD ( Washington University)
3:00 – 4:00 PM: “Psychotherapy of Mood Disorders" Zachary Rosenthal PhD ( Duke University)
4:00 – 5:00 PM: “The Intricate Relationship between Mood Disorders and Cardiovascular Illness” Roger McIntyre, MD (University of Toronto)
*Tentative agenda - subject to change