APNA CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY INSTITUTE Program

Integration of Psychopharmacology and Nursing Science: Strategies to Promote Healthy Brains, People, & Lives

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Conference Program and Schedule


Thursday, June 8

2.0 Contact hours

4:00pm - 7:00pm

Registration Open

5:00pm - 7:00pm

PRE-CONFERENCE COURSE*:  The Power of Zzzzs: Sleep Solutions for Psychiatric Nursing Practice
CDR Joseph Holshoe, PMHNP-BC – Commander, U.S. Public Helath Service, Womack Army Wellness and Support Center, Fort Bragg, NC
This pre-conference session will provide a comprehensive overview of sleep and the role of psychiatric nurses in the management of sleep. It will review the biology of sleep, common sleep disorders, review non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatments for sleep, and explore the role of psychiatric nurses in assessing and managing sleep to improve psychiatric outcomes.

*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 9


6.0 Contact Hours

7:30am

Registration Open

7:30am - 8:00am

Networking Continental Breakfast

8:00am - 9:30am

Novel Experimental Medicine Approaches to Depressive and Trauma-related Disorders
Sanjay J. Matthew, MD 
– Marjorie Bintliff Johnson and Raleigh White Johnson, Jr. Chair for Research in Psychiatry; Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine

9:45am - 11:15am

Clinical Treatment Targets in Addictions
Lorenzo Leggio, MD, PhD, MSc 
– Chief, Section on Clinical Psychoneuroendocrinology and Neuropsychopharmacology, NIAAA DICBR and NIDA IRP; Associate Director for Clinical Research, Medication Development Program, NIDA IRP, National Institutes of Health

11:30am - 1:30pm

TBD - Lunch Provided
Additional 1.5 contact hours if an educational program is funded.

1:45pm - 3:15pm

Telepsychiatry: Connecting and Prescribing from a Distance
Joy A. Lauerer, DNP, PMHCNS-BC, RN – Assistant Professor, Medical University of South Carolina College of Nursing

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Early Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Pediatric Delirium
Nancy Noyes, RN, MS, PPCNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC – Advanced Practice Provider Behavioral Health Clinical Manager, Nationwide Children's Hospital

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Product Theater Dinner: Clinical Experts in Bipolar Depression** (No Contact Hours Provided)
Sponsored by: Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc



Saturday, June 10


7.5 Contact Hours

7:30am

Registration Open

7:30am - 8:00am

Networking Continental Breakfast

8:00am - 9:30am

KEYNOTE: "I am Not Sick, I Don't Need Help!": How LEAP Can Transform Your Psychopharmacology Practice
Xavier F. Amador, PhD – President, LEAP Institute and LEAP Associates, LLC

9:45am - 11:15am

The Management of Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Pregnancy and Postpartum
Lauren M. Osborne, MD
– Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Assistant Director, Women's Mood Disorders Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

11:30am - 1:30pm

Symposium Luncheon: Clinical ConvergenceSM: Patient and Provider Perspectives on Optimal Care in Bipolar Depression  - Lunch Provided
Sponsored by: RMEI Medical Education, LLC.
Contact hours (1.5) provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine. Supported by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

1:45pm - 3:15pm

Employing Multiple Mechanisms with Downstream Effects: Contemporary Psychopharmacologic Approaches
Christian J. Teter, PharmD, BCPP
– Associate Professor (Psychopharmacology), College of Pharmacy, Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences, University of New England

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Optimizing the Aging Journey: Psychopharmacologic Approaches to Geriatric Anxiety, Depression, Delirium and Dementia
Grace Nadolny, MD – Medical Director, Older Adults Transitions Services, El Camino Hospital



Sunday, June 11

 


6.0 Contact Hours

7:30am

Registration Open

7:30am - 8:00am

Coffee provided

8:00am - 9:30am

KEYNOTE: Cracked Not Broken
Kevin Hines
– Brain Health Advocate & Storyteller, The CNQR Foundation

9:45am - 11:15am

ADHD Across the Lifespan: Research Update
Philip Shaw, MD, PhD
– Earl Stadtman Investigator, Section on Neurobehavioral Clinical Research, Social and Behavioral Research Brand, National Human Genome Research Institute, and Adjunct Faculty, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

11:15am - 12:15pm

Brunch provided

12:15pm - 1:45pm

Culture, Violence, & Psychopharmacology
Barbara Jones Warren, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FNAP, FAAN
– Professor of Clinical Nursing; Director, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Across the Lifespan Specialty Track, The Ohio State University College of Nursing

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Treating Nicotine and Tobacco Dependence: Assumptions That Could be Harmful to Your Patients
Carol Essenmacher, PMHCNS-BC, DNP, CTTS
– Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist; Tobacco Treatment Coordinator, Battle Creek VA Medical Center


 

 



Earn up to 21.5 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 with distinction 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.