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2024 Psychiatry Update

Register now for our Psychiatry Update 2024 series, which includes 7 dates in the spring and fall! This free program is offered in a virtual format with up to 5 CME/CE credits.

Join fellow healthcare professionals from around the country for this popular series, now in its ninth year! Join us online to hear from our world-class faculty as they discuss the latest diagnostic and therapeutic strategies in psychiatry today.

Pharmacists: 6.50 contact hours (0.65 CEUs)

Optometrists: 2.50 COPE CE credits 

Registered Nurses: 6.50 Nursing contact hours, including 6.50 hours of pharmacotherapy credit

Physicians: maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Physician Assistants/Physician Associates: 6.50 AAPA Category 1 CME credits

Psychologists: 6.50 APA CE Credits

Social Workers: 6.50 ASWB ACE CE Credits

Dental Professionals: 2.50 ADA CERP credits

Who Should Attend

This activity is intended for physicians, physician associates, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and psychologists engaged in the care of patients with psychiatric illness.

Time and location

Saturday, July 20, 2024

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time (ET)

Virtual

Faculty
Michael Weaver, MD, DFASAM

Professor and Medical Director
Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
McGovern Medical School
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Houston, Texas

Robert O. Cotes, MD, DFAPA

Professor and Distinguished Physician
Director, Clinical & Research Program for Psychosis at Grady Health System
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Theresa Mallick-Searle, MS, PMGT-BC, ANP-BC

Adult Nurse Practitioner
Division of Pain Medicine
Stanford Healthcare
Redwood City, California

Arash Javanbakht, MD

Director of the Stress, Trauma, and Anxiety Research Clinic
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, Michigan

Kate Zhong, MD, MSc, FRCP

Adjunct Professor
Department of Brain Health
School of Integrated Health Sciences
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada

Michael E. Thase, MD

Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jose A Rey, MS, PharmD, BCPP

Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Director
Psychopharmacology Residency Program
Barry and Judy Silverman - College of Pharmacy
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Agenda

9:00 AM - 10:05 AM: Opening Remarks and Silent Struggles: Bridging Gaps in PTSD Care for a Holistic Healing Journey—presented by Arash Javanbakht, MD 

  • Explore the frontiers of PTSD care in this session, which will shine a spotlight on the existing gaps in current PTSD treatment modalities, providing a critical examination of where the gaps lie and their impact on individuals. Delve into the promising realm of emerging management strategies as we discuss innovative approaches that hold the potential to reshape and enhance PTSD care.

5-minute break

10:10 AM - 11:10 AM: Restoring Serenity: Evidence-Based Strategies for Managing Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease—presented by Kate Zhong, MD, MSc, FRCP 

  • This session will delve into the complex realm of agitation associated with dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease, exploring its causes, impact, and effective management strategies. From unraveling the underlying triggers to discussing compassionate approaches, this session aims to equip healthcare professionals with the knowledge and tools needed to effectively manage the challenges of agitation in Alzheimer’s-related dementia.

5-minute break

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM: Unlocking Potential: GLP-1 Agonists in Psychiatry - Promise, Pitfalls, and Perspectives—presented by Robert O. Cotes, MD

  • This session delves into the burgeoning field of utilizing GLP-1 agonists in psychiatric care. It addresses the intersection of metabolic disorders such as diabetes and obesity with serious mental illnesses and explores the potential of GLP-1 receptor agonists in managing mental health conditions. Attendees will gain insights into the therapeutic benefits and potential risks of using these agents in a psychiatric patient population.

5-minute break

12:20 PM - 1:20 PM: Non-CME Educational Session managed by MDOutlook / Clinical Care Solutions, a CEA Company -  Beyond the Baseline: A Comprehensive Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment of Tardive Dyskinesia - Non-CME Educational Talk Sponsored by Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.—presented by Jose A. Rey, MS, PharmD, BCPP

  • This program provides an overview of tardive dyskinesia, including its phenomenology, prevalence, risk factors, and impact. Faculty will share the clinical data for an FDA-approved treatment option for adults with tardive dyskinesia. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to examine cases of patients with tardive dyskinesia by observing videos of the patients before and after treatment. This non-CME educational program is sponsored by Neurocrine Biosciences.

5-minute break

1:25 PM - 2:25 PM: Beyond the First Line: Navigating the Crossroads of MDD Treatment Switching and Augmentation Strategies—presented by Michael E. Thase, MD 

  • When a patient with MDD does not respond to a first-line agent, it can be difficult to decide whether to switch or augment therapy. This session will cover the evidence for switching and augmenting treatment and include an overview of the evidence for augmentation agents in the treatment of MDD, reinforced through patient cases.

5-minute break

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM: Managing Pain and Opioid Use Disorder With Consideration for Both Physical and Psychiatric Manifestations and Closing Remarks—presented by Theresa Mallick-Searle, MS, PMGT-BC, ANP-BC, and Michael Weaver, MD, DFASAM

  • Join us for this comprehensive, 2.5-hour webinar covering pain management from head to toe. Through expert-led discussions on pain assessment, management options, and opioid use disorder, attendees will gain appreciation for and understanding of the biopsychosocial model of pain and addiction, helping to reinforce clinical strategies that will promote safe, effective, patient-centered care.

CME/CE Info

Target Audience
This activity is intended for physicians, physician associates, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and psychologists engaged in the care of patients with psychiatric illness.

Accreditation

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

CCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Professional Development

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity is 6.5 contact hours, including 6.5 hours of pharmacotherapy credit. 

Continuing Pharmacy Education

CCO designates this continuing education activity for 6.5 contact hours (0.65 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Universal Activity Number - UAN will be specific to topics.

Type of Activity: Application

Upon successfully completing the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 60 days.

Physician Associate Continuing Medical Education

Clinical Care Options, LLC has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 6.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Psychologist Continuing Education

Continuing education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

This activity offers 6.5 continuing education credits for psychologists.

Social Work Continuing Education

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Clinical Care Options, LLC 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. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 6.5 clinical continuing education credits.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

Dental Professionals Continuing Education

Clinical Care Options, LLC is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP

Clinical Care Options, LLC designates this activity for 2.5 continuing education credits. 

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider, or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

Optometrist Continuing Education
Clinical Care Options, LLC designates this asynchronous enduring activity for a maximum of 2.5 COPE credit hours. Optometrists should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABMS Approval Statement

Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory. Silent Struggles: Bridging Gaps in PTSD Care For a Holistic Healing Journey, Beyond the First Line: Navigating the Crossroads of MDD Treatment – Switching and Augmentation Strategies,  Agitation Associated with Dementia due to Alzheimer’s Disease, and Unlocking Potential: GLP-1 Agonists in Psychiatry – Promise, Pitfalls, and Perspectives has met the requirements as a Lifelong Learning CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards:  

Silent Struggles: Bridging Gaps in PTSD Care For a Holistic Healing Journey
ABMS Lifelong Learning CME Activity
Psychiatry and Neurology

Beyond the First Line: Navigating the Crossroads of MDD Treatment – Switching and Augmentation Strategies
ABMS Lifelong Learning CME Activity
Psychiatry and Neurology

Agitation Associated with Dementia due to Alzheimer’s Disease
ABMS Lifelong Learning CME Activity
Family Medicine
Psychiatry and Neurology

Unlocking Potential: GLP-1 Agonists in Psychiatry – Promise, Pitfalls, and Perspectives
ABMS Lifelong Learning CME Activity
Psychiatry and Neurology

Acknowledgement

Provided by Clinical Care Options, LLC in partnership with the Alliance to Advance Comprehensive Integrative Pain Management, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Practicing Clinicians Exchange, and ProCE, LLC.

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from the Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies. Please see
https://www.opioidanalgesicrems.com/Resources/Docs/List_of_RPC_Companies.pdf for a listing of REMS Program Companies. This activity is intended to be fully compliant with the Opioid Analgesic REMS education requirements

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Clinical Care Options, LLC
12001 Sunrise Valley Drive
Suite 300
Reston, VA 20191

Additional Information

There are no fees required to participate in this activity.

Americans With Disabilities Act
Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (eg, physical, dietary). Please contact Customer Support prior to the live event.