APNA CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY INSTITUTE
Precision Psychopharmacologic Nursing Practice: Mitigating Demands with Realities of Complex Patient Populations
 
 

Conference Program and Schedule

Thursday, June 9 Friday, June 10 Saturday, June 11 Sunday, June 12
 
Thursday, June 9
2.0 Contact hours
4:00pm - 7:00pm

Registration Open

5:00pm - 7:00pm PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION*:  Benzodiazepines: Boon or Boondoggle and Counteraction
Barbara Limandri, PhD, PMHNP, BC – PMHNP, Portland DBT Institute
*Thursday night Pre-Conference sessions are 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 10
6.0 Contact Hours
7:30am Registration Open
7:30am - 8:00am Networking Continental Breakfast
8:00am - 9:30am
KEYNOTE: Pharmacologic Treatment of Schizophrenia: How Far Have We Come?
John Kane, MD – Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
9:45am - 11:15am Psychopharmacologic Advances in Eating Disorders
Barbara Wolfe, PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN 
– Associate Dean for Research and Professor, William F. Connell School of Nursing, Boston College
11:30am - 1:30pm TBD - Lunch Provided
Additional 1.5 contact hours if an educational program is funded.
1:45pm - 3:15pm Military Psychiatry: Practice and Pitfalls for Civilian Providers
Joseph Holshoe, PMHNP-BC – Service Member Behavioral Health Line, Womack Health and Support Center & 3rd Special Forces Group, Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC
3:30pm - 5:00pm Assessment and Treatment of Transgender and Gender Expansive Youth
Valerie Tobin, MS, PMHNP, PMHCNS-BC – Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Valerie Tobin, PMHNP, LLC
5:30pm - 7:00pm Product Theater Dinner** (No Contact Hours Provided)
 
Saturday, June 11
6.5 Contact Hours
7:30am Registration Open
7:30am - 8:00am Networking Continental Breakfast
8:00am - 9:30am
KEYNOTE: Responding to the Intersecting Epidemics of Prescription Opioids and Heroin
Wilson Compton, MD, MPE – Deputy Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health
9:45am - 11:15am Treating Opioid Use Disorder During the Current Epidemic
Matt Tierney, PMHNP-BC, ANP-BC
– Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco
11:30am - 1:30pm TBD - Lunch Provided
Additional 1.5 contact hours if an educational program is funded.
1:45pm - 3:45pm Sex, Drugs, & Rock n Roll: An Update
Mary Gutierrez, PhD
– Professor of Pharmacy Practice (Psychiatry), Chapman University School of Pharmacy
4:00pm - 5:30pm Pharmacological Management in the Integrated Behavioral Health Setting
Laura K. Melaro, DNP, APN
– Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Sunday, June 12
6.0 Contact Hours
7:30am Registration Open
7:30am - 8:00am Coffee provided
8:00am - 9:30am
KEYNOTE: Alzheimer's Disease: From Recognition to Prevention
Pierre Tariot, MD
– Director, Banner Alzheimer's Institute; Research Professor of Psychiatry, University of Arizona College of Medicine
9:45am - 11:15am Tobacco Dependence Treatment: Neurobiology through Public Policy
Mary Ellen Wewers, PhD, RN
– Professor Emerita, The Ohio State University, College of Public Health
11:15am - 12:15pm Brunch provided
12:15pm - 1:45pm T-3 + T-4: Do You Know Your Patient's Score? The Role of Thyroid Hormones in the Management of Depression
Mary Moller, DNP, ARNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, CPRP, FAAN
– Associate Professor, Pacific Lutheran University
2:00pm - 3:30pm Realities of Practice in Forensic Psychiatry
Philip Pan, MD



Earn up to 20.5 total contact hours Thursday - Sunday.  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.

Register for the 14th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute

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

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**This conference includes sessions sponsored by industries, including pharmaceutical companies (e.g., Product Theaters, Symposia). These sessions typically include a meal that is paid for by the program's sponsor(s). Before deciding to attend these sessions, it is important for you to determine whether you are subject to any restrictions on your ability to accept meals or other similar items from these kinds of entities. These limitations could include federal and state requirements (e.g., Vermont), applicable nursing professional ethical guidelines, or restrictions imposed by your employer. For more detailed information on any restrictions that may apply to you, we suggest you consult your legal advisor, state board of nursing or your employer.

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