3rd International Psychopharmacology: Depression & Schizophrenia: International Perspectives on Global Disorders

May 14, 2021 to May 16, 2021

Now Virtual!  


 

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON GLOBAL DISORDERS

 

     This psychiatry conference examines the latest research and treatment advances across dozens of mental health conditions. It offers in-depth information that is important for all mental health and primary care settings. Topics for this conference go in depth into the examination depression and schizophrenia. In every session, our faculty share any data from new clinical trials. They match it up against prior data and discuss what the changes mean. They also examine standards of care and share innovative ways to make care better. The agenda touches on many complex topics in mental health. Managing side effects, drug interactions, combining pharmacologic and psychosocial treatments, and much more.    

     Most important of all, our faculty focus on how to translate all these insights into your daily practice. This empowers you to optimize your care for patients with psychiatric conditions. That makes our event ideal for professionals in psychiatry, primary care, psychology, and nursing. Take advantage of this chance to meet experts and get a personal level of guidance. You can ask questions during panel discussions and discuss ideas face-to-face afterwards.

PRICE

MDs/Doctoral-Level Professionals
Super Early Bird Registration (on or before March 1, 2021): $495.00
Early Bird Registration (on or before April 1, 2021): $525.00
Regular Registration (after April 1, 2021): $595.00

Other Professionals or Trainees
Super Early Bird Registration (on or before March 1, 2021): $395.00
Early Bird Registration (on or before April 1, 2021): $425.00 
Regular Registration (after April 1, 2021): $495.00

CANCELLATION POLICY

A refund minus a $100.00 administrative fee will be issued for refund requests received by April 23, 2021. No refunds will be issued for refund request made after April 23, 2021. Payments made may not be applied to future conferences or other educational activities. There are no exceptions to these policies.

E-SYLLABUS

We provide all attendees with completely free access to all slide presentations in digital PDF format prior to the conference. This is an environmentally free alternative, and helps keep costs lower for all attendees. 

Target Audience

This program is intended for:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • General and Family Practice Physicians
  • Psychiatric Nurses
  • Physician Assistants 
  • Nurse Practitioners 
  • Social Workers

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify rational, evidence-based pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies for patients with unipolar, bipolar, and treatment-resistant depression.
  2. Assess obstacles to maintenance of long-term recovery and the liability issues associated with psychopharmacology.
  3. Discuss diagnostic and evidenced-based treatment strategies for pediatric onset mood disorders.
  4. Compare the newest medications in the pipeline for depression and schizophrenia to those which are currently being used.
  5. Review the usefulness of well being therapy in depression.
  6. Discuss the use of brain stimulation in treatment refractory depression.
  7. Analyze the evolution of antipsychotic therapy with an emphasis on long acting injectable medication.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 11.25 Nursing Contact Hours

    Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.

    This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 11.25 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.

  • 11.25 Social Workers

    The Collaborative of NASW, Boston College, and Simmons College Schools of Social Work authorizes social work continuing education credits for courses, workshops, and educational programs that meet the criteria outlined in 258 CMR of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers

    This program has been approved for 11.25 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number

  • 11.25 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

  • 11.25 Psychologists CE Credit

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

    This offering meets the criteria for 11.25 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.

Course opens: 
01/01/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
05/14/2021 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
05/16/2021 - 12:20pm
Cost:
$595.00
Rating: 
0

PROGRAM AGENDA

Conference will be held in Eastern Standard Time (EST)

FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2021

8:30 – 8:35 AM                      Welcome Remarks 

                                                     David H. Rubin, MD

8:35 – 8:45 AM                      Introduction

                                                     Maurizio Fava, MD

MODULE I: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN THE TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION

8:45 – 9:30 AM                      How do we Differentiate Bipolar from Unipolar Depression?

                                                     Andrew Nierenberg, MD

9:30 – 10:15 AM                    Depression Sub-Types: Revisiting the Phenomenology of Depression

     Maurizio Fava, MD

10:15 – 10:30 AM                  Break

10:30 – 11:15 AM                  Bipolar Depression: How do we treat it?

     Stefano Pallanti, MD, PhD

11:15 – 12:00 PM                   Depression: Drug Treatments: What is in the Pipeline?

     George Papakostas, MD

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM            Panel Discussion and Q&A

     Moderator: Andrew Nierenberg, MD

     Panelists: Maurizio Fava, MD & Stefano Pallanti, MD, PhD, George Papakostas, MD

12:45 PM                                Adjourn

 

SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2021

8:15 – 8:20 AM                      Welcome Remarks & Introduction

     Maurizio Fava, MD

MODULE II: SPECIAL TOPICS IN DEPRESSION

8:20 – 9:05 AM                      Juvenile Forms of Depression

     David H. Rubin, MD

9:05 – 9:50 AM                      Distinguishing Deficient Emotional Self-Regulation From Mood Disorder

     Joseph Biederman, MD

9:50 – 10:05 AM                    Break

10:05 – 10:50 PM                   Well Being Therapy of Depression

                                                     Giovanni A. Fava, MD

10:50 – 11:35 AM                  Role of Neurostimulation in Depression

                                                     Joan Camprodon, MD, PhD

11:35 – 12:20 PM                   Panel Discussion and Q&A

                                                     Moderators: Maurizio Fava, MD

                                                     Panelists: David H. Rubin, MD, Joseph Biederman, MD,

     Giovanni A. Fava, MD & Joan Camprodon, MD, PhD

12:20 PM                                Adjourn

 

SUNDAY, MAY 16, 2021

8:15 – 8:20 AM                      Welcome Remarks & Introduction

                                                     David H. Rubin, MD

MODULE III: SCHIZOPHRENIA AND SCHIZOPHRENIA-RELATED PSYCHOSES: A FOCUS ON TREATMENT ISSUES

8:20 – 9:05 AM                      Can we Prevent Schizophrenia?

     Daphne Holt, MD, PhD

9:05 – 9:50 AM                      Clinical Approaches to Treatment Resistance in Schizophrenia

     Oliver Freudenreich, MD, FACLP

9:50 – 10:35 AM                    Drug Treatments in Schizophrenia – What is on the Horizon?

     Siegfried Kasper, MD

10:35 – 10:50 AM                  Break

10:50 – 11:35 AM                  The Role of Psychosocial Therapies in Schizophrenia

                                                     Corinne Cather, PhD

11:35 AM – 12:20 PM            Panel Discussion and Q&A

                                                     Moderators: David H. Rubin, MD

                                                     Panelists: Oliver Freudenreich, MD, FACLP &

     Siegfried Kasper, MD, Daphne Holt, MD, PhD, Corinne Cather, PhD

12:20 PM                                Adjourn

 

 

Available Credit

  • 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 11.25 Nursing Contact Hours

    Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.

    This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 11.25 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.

  • 11.25 Social Workers

    The Collaborative of NASW, Boston College, and Simmons College Schools of Social Work authorizes social work continuing education credits for courses, workshops, and educational programs that meet the criteria outlined in 258 CMR of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers

    This program has been approved for 11.25 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number

  • 11.25 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

  • 11.25 Psychologists CE Credit

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

    This offering meets the criteria for 11.25 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.

Price

Cost:
$595.00
Please login or register to take this course.

MDs/Doctoral-Level Professionals
Super Early Bird Registration (on or before March 1, 2021): $495.00
Early Bird Registration (on or before April 1, 2021): $525.00
Regular Registration (after April 1, 2021): $595.00

Other Professionals or Trainees
Super Early Bird Registration (on or before March 1, 2021): $395.00
Early Bird Registration (on or before April 1, 2021): $425.00 
Regular Registration (after April 1, 2021): $495.00

COURSE DIRECTOR(S)

Maurizio Fava, MD

Siegfried Kasper, MD

David Rubin, MD

FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS

No financial relationships have been disclosed.

SPEAKER(S)

Joseph Biederman, MD

Joan Camprodon, MD, PhD, MPH

Corinne Cather, PhD

Giovanni Fava, MD

Oliver Freudenreich, MD

Daphne Holt, MD, PhD

Andrew Nierenberg, MD

Stefano Pallanti, MD, PhD

George Papakostas, MD

FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS

No financial relationships have been disclosed.

AVAILABLE CREDIT

  • 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 11.25 Nursing Contact Hours

    Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.

    This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 11.25 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.

  • 11.25 Social Workers

    The Collaborative of NASW, Boston College, and Simmons College Schools of Social Work authorizes social work continuing education credits for courses, workshops, and educational programs that meet the criteria outlined in 258 CMR of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers

    This program has been approved for 11.25 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number

  • 11.25 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

  • 11.25 Psychologists CE Credit

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

    This offering meets the criteria for 11.25 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.