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Thursday, June 10 – 3.0 Contact Hours

2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern (1pm Central; 11am Pacific)
CPI Kickoff: Community Chat & Exhibit Hall Open
3:00pm – 4:30pm Eastern (2pm Central; 12pm Pacific)  |  1.5 Contact Hours

 

KEYNOTE: Mental Health Impacts of COVID-19

Joshua A. Gordon, MD, PhD

Dr. Gordon will review new scientific discoveries and how they impact your practice, with specific attention to emerging research around the current pandemic and mental health.

 

4:40pm – 6:10pm Eastern (3:40pm Central; 1:40pm Pacific)  |  1.5 Contact Hours
When Substance Use Impacts the Professional: Recognition, Recovery, and Practice Challenges

Michelle Knapp, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FIAAN, Robert J. Abel DNP, PMHNP-BC, Maureen Farrell MSN, RN

Discuss how individual institution and state regulatory policies surrounding nurses’ treatment for substance use disorders perpetuate stigma and how to shift nursing to a recovery-focused culture.

Friday, June 11 – 6.0 Contact Hours

9:00am – 10:00am Eastern (8am Central; 6am Pacific)
Community Chat & Exhibit Hall Open
10:00am – 11:30am Eastern (9am Central; 7am Pacific)  |  1.5 Contact Hours

 

KEYNOTE: Alcohol Use Disorder: Hyperkatifeia, Deaths of Despair and COVID-19

George F. Koob, PhD

Delve into the science behind alcohol and stress, especially within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as current treatments for AUD, such as effective behavioral treatments and FDA approved medications for alcohol misuse.

 

11:40am – 1:10pm Eastern (10:40am Central; 8:40am Pacific)  |  1.5 Contact Hours
Integrated Care of Elders to Manage Psychological Stress in the Midst of a Crisis

Kathy D. Wright, PhD, RN, APRN-CNS, PMHCNS-BC

Explore chronic stress in aging, including discrimination stress and COVID-19 stress, the physiologic impact, and an integrated approach to stress-management in elders.

 

1:10pm – 2:10pm Eastern (12:10pm Central; 10:10am Pacific)
Product Theater: Impact and Management of Tardive Dyskinesia

Carmen Kosicek, APRN, MSN,PMHNP-BC

Sponsored by Teva Pharmaceuticals

 

2:10pm – 2:40pm Eastern (1:10pm Central; 11:10am Pacific)
Break

Community Chat & Exhibit Hall Open

 

2:40pm – 4:10pm Eastern (1:40pm Central; 11:40am Pacific)  |  1.5 Contact Hours
Assessment and Treatment of Chronic Pediatric Irritability

Ellen Leibenluft, MD

Focus in on the assessment and treatment, both psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic, of chronic pediatric irritability, which is characterized by developmentally inappropriate temper outbursts and grouchy, angry mood between outbursts.

 

4:20pm – 5:50pm Eastern (3:20pm Central; 1:20pm Pacific)  |  1.5 Contact Hours
Gut-Brain Axis and Neuroendocrinology: Translation to Addiction Medicine

Lorenzo Leggio, MD, PhD

Better understand systems related to the gut-brain axis and neuroendocrine pathways and develop treatments for alcohol and substance use disorder based on recent preclinical and clinical findings.

 

6:00pm – 7:00pm Eastern (4:00pm Central; 3:00pm Pacific)
Virtual Reception

Give your brain a break and unwind with your fellow attendees while enjoying some lighthearted entertainment. Be sure to bring your favorite tunes for an all-request live musical performance from Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos!

Saturday, June 12 – 6.0 Contact Hours

9:00am – 10:00am Eastern (8am Central; 6am Pacific)
Community Chat & Exhibit Hall Open

 

10:00am – 11:30am Eastern (9am Central; 7am Pacific)  |  1.5 Contact Hours
Psychosis: Early Treatment, Outcomes, and Course

Nina R. Schooler, PhD 

Explore the long-term course of treatment for schizophrenia, drawing on data from studies of the first episode of psychosis that include both psychological and pharmacological treatments, recent antipsychotic treatment advances and team-based communication with patients and families.

 

11:40am – 1:10pm Eastern (10:40am Central; 8:40am Pacific)  |  1.5 Contact Hours
Demystifying Clozapine: Insights into its Unique Mechanism of Action and Practical Tips for Use

Robert O. Cotes, MD & Donna Rolin, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC 

Through clinical case studies and discussion, gain an understanding of clozapine’s complex mechanism of action and best practices in prescribing, educating patients, and monitoring side effects for this uniquely efficacious antipsychotic medication.

 

1:10pm – 2:10pm Eastern (12:10pm Central; 10:10am Pacific)
Product Theater: Establishing a Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing Schizophrenia in Adults and Clinical Evidence Supporting a Treatment Option
Brooke Kempf, PMHNP-BC

Sponsored by Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc.

 

2:10pm – 2:40pm Eastern (1:10pm Central; 11:10am Pacific)
Break

Community Chat & Exhibit Hall Open

 

2:40pm – 4:10pm Eastern (1:40pm Central; 11:40am Pacific)  |  1.5 Contact Hours
Deprescribing Psychotropic Medications Using the 6-D Strategy

Erica S. Ramey, DNP, PMHNP

This presentation will provide the prescriber with a structured approach to the deprescribing process. Practical applications and case examples will be provided.

 

4:20pm – 5:50pm Eastern (3:20pm Central; 1:20pm Pacific)  |  1.5 Contact Hours
Transforming the Mental Health Care System with Cultural Safety Care

Eugenia I. Flores Millender, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, CDE

Learn important considerations for providing culturally appropriate care and prescribing psychopharmacological medications for culturally diverse patients.

Sunday, June 13 – 6.0 Contact Hours

9:00am – 10:00am Eastern (8am Central; 6am Pacific)
Community Chat & Exhibit Hall Open

 

10:00am – 11:30am Eastern (9am Central; 7am Pacific)  |  1.5 Contact Hours
Current Concepts in the Neurobiology and Psychopharmacology of ADHD Across the Lifecycle

Joseph Biederman, MD 

Benefit from a comprehensive overview of the neurobiological basis of ADHD, patterns of comorbidity and dysfunctions associated with it, and an overview of the available safe and effective treatments to improve it.

 

11:40am – 1:10pm Eastern (10:40am Central; 8:40am Pacific)  |  1.5 Contact Hours
Update on Research in PTSD

Thomas C. Neylan, MD 

Hear the latest strategies for developing targeted psychopharmacological treatments for PTSD that are derived from clinical neuroscience.

 

1:10pm – 1:40pm Eastern (12:10pm Central; 10:10am Pacific)
Break

Community Chat & Exhibit Hall Open

 

1:40pm – 3:10pm Eastern (12:40pm Central; 10:40am Pacific)
Psychiatric Treament for Persons with HIV

Glenn J. Treisman, MD, PhD 

Discover the latest best practices in psychopharmacological clinical care for persons infected with HIV as well as insight into the psychiatric aspects of HIV infections.

 

3:20pm – 4:50pm Eastern (2:20pm Central; 12:20pm Pacific)  |  1.5 Contact Hours
Zooming to the Pharmacy…Pearls and Pitfalls of Teleprescribing Across the Lifespan

Joan Burns, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Understand population-specific prescribing guidelines for using telepsychiatry when working with adults or children.