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

          Faculty: Evelyn Parrish, PhD, APRN-BC
                       Terence A. Ketter, MD

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
5:30pm - 7:00pm Product Theater Dinner** (No Contact Hours Provided)
Hosted by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Saturday, June 13 8.0 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
11:45am - 1:45pm Symposium Luncheon**
From the Molecule to the Mind: The Science of LAIs in Schizophrenia

          Chair: Mary Moller, DNP, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC, CPRN, FAAN
          Faculty: Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH

Supported by an educational grant from Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC.
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 Geropsychiatric 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 23.5 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.

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

**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.