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GME Psychiatry Update

Jointly provided by Global Medical Education, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. 

Supported by independent educational grants from Jazz, Forest, Lundbeck, Merck, Sunovion, and Takeda Pharmaceuticals.

The GME Psychiatry Update series of 15 meetings will highlight the latest advances in diagnostic and therapeutic issues in patients with bipolar disorder, major depression, sleep disturbances, and schizophrenia. This meeting offers 6 hours of CME/CE/AANP credits.  

Overview



Jointly provided by Global Medical Education, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Program Overview

The GME Psychiatry Update series of 15 meetings will highlight the latest advances in diagnostic and therapeutic issues in patients with bipolar disorder, major depression, sleep disturbances, and schizophrenia. This will include reasons for missed diagnosis, changes in DSM-5, and comorbidities. The latest advances in treating all phases of the illness including treatment resistant patients, non-pharmacological therapies, side effects of psychotropics 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 psychiatric illnesses.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be better able to:

-Identify the red flags for bipolar disorder including the mixed specifier and DSM-5 changes in diagnosis.Describe the evidence base for the treatment of patients with bipolar depression, mixed episodes and cognitive disturbances in major depression.

-Discuss the diagnosis and management of sleep disturbances in psychiatric patients

-Individualize treatment choices, giving consideration to efficacy, safety, long-term data, and unique patient characteristics

-Formulate appropriate treatment regimens considering the emergence of new investigative agents

-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 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.  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 6 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 6 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine. 

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

California Board of Registered Nurses
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13485, for 6.0 contact hours.

AANP Credit
This program is approved for 6.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 3.14 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Program ID 1501029. This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support Standards.

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.

Americans with Disabilities Act 
Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (i.e.: physical, dietary, etc.). Please contact Angela Masand prior to the live event at (212) 633-0003.

Fee Information
There is no fee associated with this symposium.  Attendees will received complimentary breakfast and lunch.

 

Program Agenda

7:30 – 8:15 AM: Breakfast and Registration

8:15 - 8:30 AM: Welcome Remarks

8:30 – 9:30 AM: Managing Depressive and Mixed Episodes of Bipolar Disorder in the Real World 

9:30 – 10:30 AM: Managing Sleep Disturbances in Psychiatric Patients

10:30 - 11.30 AM: Recent Advances in the Treatment of Major Depression

11:30 – 1:00 PM: Professional Medical Educational Luncheon Symposium (Non-CME)

1:00 – 2:00 PM: Recent Advances in the Treatment of Schizophrenia

2:00 – 3:00 PM: Towards a Better Understanding of Cognitive Disturbances in Depressed Psychiatric Patients

3:00 – 4:00 PM: Practical Strategies for Managing Side Effects of Psychiatric Medications

 *subject to change

Faculty Members Scheduled to Attend

Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
New York Medical College
Davangere P. Devanand, MD
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Neurology
Columbia University
Karl Doghramji, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Medicine,Thomas Jefferson University
Oliver Freudenreich, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Sanjay Gupta, MD
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
SUNY Buffalo
David Henderson, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Epidemiology, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)
Robert M.A. Hirschfeld, MD
Titus H. Harris Chair of Psychiatry
University of Texas Medical Branch
Dan Iosifescu, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine
John M. Kane, MD
Chairman of Psychiatry
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
Rajnish Mago, MD
Medical Editor, GME Research Review
Sanjay J. Mathew, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine
W. Vaughn McCall, MD
Case Distinguished Professor and Chairman
Georgia Regents University
Joseph P. McEvoy, MD
Case Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry
Augusta University Health
Roger S. McIntyre, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology
University of Toronto
Michael Ostacher, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine
Thomas L. Schwartz, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Adult Psychiatric Clinical Services, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Trisha Suppes, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University
Michael Thase, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Michael J. Thorpy, MD
Professor of Clinical Neurology, Montefiore Medical Center

GME Psychiatry Update Presentation Slides

Please download meeting materials on your desktop or tablet devices. Mobile devices, such as iPhones and Androids, do not support these downloads.

Locations and Dates

SATURDAY, JANUARY 24, 2015
Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue
4200 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 07, 2015
JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn
5402 E Lincoln Dr
Scottsdale, AZ
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2015
W Atlanta Midtown
188 14th St NE
Atlanta, GA
SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2015
Gaylord Opryland (Meeting Room is Tennessee A)
2800 Opryland Dr
Nashville, TN
SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 2015
Hyatt Regency
123 Losoya St
San Antonio, TX
SATURDAY, APRIL 11, 2015
Renaissance Dallas
900 E Lookout Dr
Richardson, TX
SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 2015
Sheraton Park
1855 S Harbor Blvd
Anaheim, CA
SATURDAY, MAY 02, 2015
On Center
800 S State St
Syracuse, NY
SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2015
JW Marriott Brickell
1109 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2015
The Westin Southfield Detriot
1500 Town Center
Southfield, MI
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 03, 2015
The Sheraton Boston
39 Dalton St
Boston, MA
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2015
Westin Ft. Lauderdale
400 Corporate Drive
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2015
Hilton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites
120 West Market Street
Indianapolis, IN
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 07, 2015
Hilton Springfield
6550 Loisdale Rd
Springfield, VA
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2015
Long Island Marriott
101 James Doolittle Blvd
Uniondale, NY


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