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CME : 27.25 | Contact Hours : 27.25

Psych Congress 2019 - California

Oct 03 12:00 AM - Oct 06 12:00 AM, 2019   |   San Diego, California  United States Of America
Organized by : Healthcare Made Practical (HMP) Communications LLC
Specialties : Psychology   |   Psychiatry
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Psych Congress is organized by Healthcare Made Practical (HMP) Communications LLC and will be held from Oct 03 - 06, 2019 at San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, United States of America.

Who Should Attend?
Psych Congress is designed and accredited for all members of the mental health team and is a place to fill up on countless practical pearls to improve your patients' outcomes:
• Psychiatrists
• Nurse Practitioners
• Physician Assistants
• Psychologists
• Primary Care Physicians
• Students, Residents, and Fellows
• Other Mental Health Professionals


NACCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 27.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants:
NACCME has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned inaccordance with the AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 27.25 AAPA Category 1 credit(s). PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing nursing education activity awards 27.25 contact hours.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255, for 27.25 contact hours.

Social Work (ASWB ACE):
NACCME is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. NACCME maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 27.25 Advanced continuing education credits.

Requirements for Credit:
*Accreditation information pertains only to the main conference; accreditation information for the pre-conference program and Psych Congress On-Demand will be provided separately. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn up to 6.0 additional credits for participating in a one-day pre-conference. If you claim credit for a live session at Psych Congress, you cannot claim credit for the same session via Psych Congress On-Demand. Total credit hours are subject to change. 

Course Description:
Psych Congress serves as a unique, integrated forum to connect members of the entire mental health team-psychiatrists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, psychologists, primary care physicians, and other mental health professionals-with the foremost experts in mental health to improve patient outcomes through education.

No other mental health conference offers the same breadth and level of comprehensive psychopharmacology education combined with state-of-the-art treatment approaches and emerging research findings.

Learning Objectives:
After completing this activity, participants should be able to:
• Identify the etiology, pathophysiology, and neural pathways of various psychiatric disorders and their effects on patients
• Implement evidence-based models on the use of psychotherapeutic and pharmacotherapeutic interventions to develop treatment plans, predict treatment response, optimize remission, and prevent relapse
• Employ strategies to identify and remove barriers to treatment to improve patient outcomes in the acute and long-term management of psychiatric disorders
• Assess psychiatric disorders, as well as patients’ overall health, including comorbidities, with the goal of improving diagnosis and treatment

Topics typically covered during Psych Congress include:
• Addiction
• Anxiety Disorders
• Assessment & Adherence
• Autism Spectrum/Developmental Disorders
• Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
• Dementia & Cognitive Disorders
• Eating Disorders
• Ethics/Forensic Psychiatry
• Geriatric Psychiatry
• Mood Disorders
• Neurobiology/Neuroscience
• Obsessive-Compulsive & Related Disorders
• PTSD, Trauma, and Abuse
• Personality Disorders
• Practice Management
• Psychopharmacology
• Psychotherapy
• Psychotic Disorders
• Sleep Disorders
• Technology
• Wellness
• Women's Mental Health

Speakers: James Cannon, PhD, MS, PA-C, CAQ-PSY, DFAPA, Julie Carbray, PhD, FPMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, APRN, Jon W. Draud, MS, MD, Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH, Saundra Jain, MA, PSYD, LPC, Catherine Judd, MS, PA-C, CAQ-PSY, DFAPA, Vladimir Maletic, MD, MS, Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC, Charles Raison, MD

Time: 7:00 am to 4:00 pm

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Venue Address

San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, California, United States Of America

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Hilton San Diego Bayfront,

1 Park Blvd,

San Diego, California, United States of America 92101,

(619) 564-3333


Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina,

333 W Harbor Dr,

San Diego, California, United States of America 92101,

+1 619-234-1500

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