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CME : 22 | Contact Hours : 22
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This conference has been POSTPONED.

The revised dates will be updated soon after they are confirmed.

Current Psychiatry (CP) /American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists AACP) Psychiatry Update 2020 is organized by Global Academy for Medical Education, LLC and will be held from Mar 26 - 28, 2020 at Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America.

Target Audience:
This activity is intended for pediatric, general and geriatric psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, psychologists, social workers and other mental health professionals engaged in the care of patients with ADHD, Alzheimer’s Disease, Women’s Mental Health, Depression, Psychosis, Hallucinations, Adult and Pediatric Anxiety and Mood Disorders, College Mental Health, Addiction, Geriatric Psychiatry, Insomnia and Sleep Disorders, and Personality Disorder.

Physician Continuing Medical Education:
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education:
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 22 contact hours. Pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advance Practice Registered Nurses to be determined

Continuing Nursing Education:

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 22 (18 for the general sessions and 4 for attending the pre-conference workshops) contact hours. Pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advance Practice Registered Nurses to be determined and will be indicated on your certificate.

Topics at this learning-focused CME/CE conference for psychiatrists and psychiatric clinicians include:
• ADHD Across the Lifespan
• rTMS and Other Devices
• Managing the Difficult Patient
• Managing the Side Effects of Psychotropic Medications
• Anxiety Disorders in Children
• Treatment of Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders
• Plus,
• Optional Post-conference Addiction and Medical Cannabis Workshops (2 CME/CEs available for each workshop)
• and much more!

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
• Discuss the neuroanatomic and neurochemical underpinnings of behavioral and neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer’s disease.
• Discuss current and emerging data regarding pharmacologic treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms.
• Recognize the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for “substance-related and addictive disorders.”
• Develop a treatment strategy to address behavioral addictions.
• Interpret emerging data regarding the etiology of depression.
• Evaluate the benefits of the most common antidepressants for patients of all age groups and health status.
• Identify risks associated with the use of, and withdrawal from, antidepressants.
• Identify symptoms of clinical depression in perimenopausal women and design appropriate treatment strategies for this population.
• Discuss similarities and differences in the diagnosis, management, and prognosis of depression in younger vs older patients.
• Integrate current knowledge regarding screening for suicide into clinical practice.
• Develop a strategy to treat depression and suicidality.
• Integrate routine screening for eating disorders into care of adolescents and young adults.
• Discuss the various strategies for the management of eating disorders in young adult populations.
• Develop a multidisciplinary team approach to manage patients with eating disorders at all stages of the disease.
• Design a strategy for assessing risk of violence using available tools.
• Describe factors that have been linked with violence (suicide, homicide, mass shooting).
• Identify factors that may predispose psychiatrists to burnout.
• Integrate routine self-monitoring for burnout and implement strategies to manage burnout.
• Identify serious medical side effects of antipsychotic agents.
• Describe appropriate monitoring strategies for patients receiving antipsychotic medications.
• Review how to optimally treat psychiatric illness in women currently pregnant or intending to become pregnant.
• Identify how to integrate novel or unconventional treatments in the management of schizophrenia.
• Discuss the relationship between site of neurotrauma and neuropsychiatric sequelae.
• Identify tools for performing a comprehensive neuropsychiatric evaluation of patients with TBI.
• Develop a long-term treatment strategy for patients with TBI.
• Discuss the increased risk of psychiatric disorders associated with a history of TBI.

Optional Post-Conference workshops (separate fee required):
○ Addiction Workshop
Saturday, March 28, 2:00-4:00 PM
Director: Edwin Salsitz, MD, Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine

○ Medical Cannabis for Psychiatrists: Science and Practice Workshop
Saturday, March 28, 4:15-6:15 PM

Director: Kevin P. Hill*, MD, MHS, Harvard Medical School
*Last 10-15 minutes of each session will be reserved for Q&A

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Venue Address

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
540 Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois, United States Of America

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Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile,

540 N Michigan Ave,

Chicago, Illinois, United States of America 60611,

+1 312-836-0100

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