APNA 13th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute
From Discovery to Recovery: Transforming Psychopharmacologic Nursing Practice

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Conference Program and Schedule
Thursday, June 11 Friday, June 12 Saturday, June 13 Sunday, June 14
Thursday, June 11 2.0 Contact hours
5:00pm - 7:00pm PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION*:
Treating Persons with Borderline Personality Disorder from a Nursing Perspective
Barbara Limandri, PhD, PMHNP, BC – Professor, Linfield College School of Nursing
This session will focus on compassionate and evidence based approaches in treating those suffering with mood dysregulation, self-harm behaviors, interpersonal crises, and chronic suicidal ideation. Discussion will include psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic approaches used together for outcome-focused treatment.

*Thursday night Pre-Conference session is not included in the conference registration rate. To attend this session and earn 2.0 contact hours, select the pre-conference during registration. An additional cost will apply.
Friday, June 12 7.5 Contact Hours
8:00am - 9:30am Sleep-dependent Memory Consolidation: Understanding Core Processes
Carolyn Beebe Smith, PhD – Chief, Section on Neuroadaptation & Protein Metabolism, Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health
9:45am - 11:15am Antipsychotic Treatment and Tolerability: Focus on Metabolic Syndrome
Gerald Overman, PharmD, BCPP 
– Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Mental Health, Pharmacy Department, Clinical Center, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health
11:30am - 1:30pm Symposium Luncheon
Evidence-based Treatment Approaches in Bipolar Depression: A Patient Spotlight

Supported by an educational grant from Sunovion.
1:45pm - 3:15pm KEYNOTE:
Genetics of Treatment Resistant Depression; Genetic Guidelines for Clinical Psychiatry
Francis McMahon, MD – Chief, Human Genetics Branch and Genetic Basis of Mood and Anxiety Disorders Section, National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health
3:30pm - 5:00pm Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Research: Uncovering Mechanisms and Pharmacologic Targets
Daniel Pine, MD – Chief, Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health
Saturday, June 13 6.5 Contact Hours
8:00am - 9:30am Evidence-Based Prescribing Practices for Treating PTSD in Military Combat Veterans
Jess Calohan, DNP, MN, PMHNP-BC  – Daniel K. Inouye Graduate School of Nursing, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
9:45am - 11:45am Drug-drug Interactions, Pharmaceuticals, OTC, Herbal & Food Products
Mary Gutierrez, PharmD, BCPP 
– Professor of Pharmacy Practice (Psychiatry), Chapman University School of Pharmacy
11:30am - 1:30pm Lunch provided
2:00pm - 3:30pm Buprenorphine 101 for Assessing and Managing Opioid Use Disorders
Christian Teter, PharmD, BCPP
 – Associate Professor of Psychopharmacology, College of Pharmacy, University of New England
3:45pm - 5:15pm KEYNOTE:
Human Genomes, Precision Medicine, and Advancing Human Health
Eric Green, MD, PhD
 – Director, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health
Sunday, June 14 6.0 Contact Hours
8:00am - 9:30am Neurobiological Mechanisms Related to Psychiatric Disorders After Traumatic Brain Injury
Jessica Gill, PhD, RN 
– Lasker Clinical Research Scholar, Tissue Injury Branch, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health
9:45am - 11:15am Doctor Shopping:  What You Need to Know to Understand, Identify and Manage It
Julie Worley, PhD, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC 
– Assistant Professor, Community Systems and Mental Health Nursing, Rush University College of Nursing
11:15am - 12:15pm Brunch provided
12:15pm - 1:45pm Prescribing in Older Adults: From Anxiety to Dementia
Pamela Cacchione, PhD, CRNP, BC 
– Associate Professor of Geropsychic Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
2:00pm - 3:30pm Perinatal Mood Disorders: Navigating Psychopharmacologic Options
Christena Raines, RN, MSN 
– Associate Director, Obstetrical Liaison and Community Outreach, UNC Perinatal Psychiatry Program

**Earn up to 22 total contact hours Thursday - Sunday.  Possibility of an additional 1.5 contact hours if an educational program is funded during the Saturday lunch period.  Program is subject to change.  Please continue to check this page for updates.

The content of this CNE activity pertains to pharmacology. Because states' requirements may vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information.

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