Upcoming Medical Conferences in BrentwoodSearch Criteria : United States of America Brentwood
Jan 07 - 08, 2019 | CE 12.60 | USD $439.99 | Brentwood, Tennessee
2019 Psychopharmacology 2-Day Conference is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Jan 07 - 08, 2019 at Hilton Brentwood/Nashville Suites, Brentwood, Tennessee, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Case Managers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Addiction Counselors, Pharmacists, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Other Mental Health & HealthCare Professionals. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.6 Contact Hours. Conference Description: This conference allows time for exploration of underrepresented areas, including ADHD, substance use disorders and psychopharmacological ethics. Take home specialized guidelines for geriatrics, and clients with chronic pain. Discuss how the DSM-5® and the Affordable Healthcare Law have impacted prescribing patterns and the use of psychotropics in newly defined diagnoses. In addition to a general ‘nuts and bolts’ review of medications, you will examine case examples, discuss medication controversies and how to effectively collaborate with prescribing practitioners. You will find this conference to have the most up-to-date medication information and how to use it most effectively with your client. Conference Objectives: • Analyze the historical antecedents of psychopharmacological products and their relation to today’s psychotropic medications. • Designate the mechanism of action of today’s psychotropic medications and how it relates to your clients. • Breakdown the process of medication selection and receptor activation//blocking for specific disorders. • Communicate the side effects including nutritional, cognitive, sexual, and behavioral associated with psychotropic medications. • Specify how medications are chosen for mood disorders and specific patient characteristics. • Compile medication treatment options for your clients with ADHD. • Determine the unique medication considerations for geriatric clients. • Determine acute and chronic pain and methods of treatment. • Analyze future trends, including preventing side effects vs. managing side effects. • Establish ethical issues specifically relating to the child and adolescent population as it relates to clinical psychopharmacology. • Apply traditional standards (autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, confidentiality, veracity) of ethical behavior to issues peculiar to the practice of clinical psychopharmacology. • Explore specific ethical issues and their resolve to the everyday practice of clinical psychopharmacology.