8:00am – 8:15am Eastern | 0.25 Contact Hours
Connections to Practice
Brittany Evans, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Set the stage for the day of learning and how it connects to your nursing practice.
8:15am – 9:45am Eastern | 1.5 Contact Hours
ADHD and Substance Use Disorders: An Intoxicating Combination
Timothy E. Wilens, MD
Examine the overlap of ADHD in patients with substance use disorders (SUD), as well as prevention and development of SUD. Review treatment strategies and recent data on the misuse of prescription stimulant medications.
10:00am – 11:30am Eastern | 1.5 Contact Hours
Keynote: The Shocking Truth & Regulatory Implications of Job-Related Problems Associated with Suicide Among Healthcare Professionals
Judy E. Davidson, DNP, RN, MCCM, FAAN
Explore characteristics and antecedents of death by suicide among pharmacists, nurses, and physicians with a focus on job-related problems, including medication diversion and substance use. Understand regulatory implications, advocacy opportunities, and tested prevention strategies endorsed by the Surgeon General and Academy of Nurses.
11:45am – 1:45pm Eastern
Product Theater Lunch: A Tailored Treatment for Adults with ADHD
Sponsored by Noven Pharmaceuticals
2:00pm – 3:30pm Eastern | 1.5 Contact Hours
Perspectives on the Pathophysiology of Psychiatric Disorders
Lyons Hardy, MSN, PMHCNS, PMHNP
Focus on emerging theories in the conceptualization and pathophysiology of psychiatric disorders and explore 5 theoretical models. Within the biomedical model, primary themes will include inflammatory processes, microbiome imbalance, HPA axis alterations, and circadian rhythm disturbances.
3:45pm – 5:15pm Eastern | 1.5 Contact Hours
Outpatient Office Treatment of Behavior Problems in Patients with Autism
Todd P. Levine, MD
Learn best practices to assess and document over time common behavior problems in children and adults with autism including insomnia, anxiety, irritability/aggression, and inattention/hyperactivity.
5:15pm – 5:45pm Eastern | 0.5 Contact Hours
Barbara Limandri, PhD, PMHCNS-BC; Barbara Jones Warren, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FNAP, FAAN
Tie together the day’s learning and understand how it applies to your nursing practice.