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4th Annual Mississippi Chapter Conference:
"Focus on Legal, Life-Span, and Pharmacological Aspects of Those with Psychiatric Mental Health Issues"

September 26th, 2015
Mississippi State Hospital-3550 Mississippi 468, Whitfield, MS 39193

This conference will enable the psychiatric professional to:

  • Discuss psychiatric-mental health nursing for patients across the life span.
  • Discuss legal aspects of psychiatric-mental health nursing.
  • Discuss pharmacogenomics and medication management for patients with an array of psychiatric-mental health disorders and symptoms

CEU/CME credits possible
7.0 Hours
(You will be required to attend each session in its entirety and turn in an evaluation in order to get credit for that session. No partial session credits will be awarded.)

Click Here to Download the Event and Registration Brochure.

7-7:50 Registration and light breakfast provided by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Contact Kenneth Napoli
7:50-8:00 Opening remarks by Louise Seals, APNA-Mississippi Chapter President
8:00-9:00  Dr. Karen Holloway- The Application of Alpha-2 Agonists in the Treatment of PTSD and Related Psychologic Events
9:00-10:00  Timmy Pickett, MC, CMHT-LFAE- Legal Aspects of  the Involuntary Commitment Process
10:00-10:15  Break     
10:15-11:15  Amelia Kelly, FPMHNP-BC   Managing Depression in Chronic Pain
11:15-12:15 Jeni Bond, FPMHNP-BC Anxiolytics….Or Not?

12:15-1:15 Lunch -APNA Mississippi Membership Meeting
1:15-2:15  Renee Daniels, DNP, FPMHNP-BC with Kerry Kokaisel, DNP, FPMHNP-BC Pharmacogenomics: Case Studies
2:15-2:30  Break (provided by Takeda Pharmaceuticals, contact Cissy Baskin)
2:30-3:30  Cindy Luther, PhD, FNP, GNP, ANP, FAANP Alzheimer’s Disease: Current and Future Therapies
3:30-4:30  Kerry Kokaisel, DNP, FPMHNP-BC Autism Spectrum Disorder: Pharmacological Treatment
4:30-4:45 Closing Remarks/Adjournment


Questions?  Contact
Louise Seals
Katherine Raines

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.