Optional Post-conference Opioid REMS Course
Dec 4
The Encore at Wynn Las Vegas


(Agenda subject to change. Please check back for updates )

Sunday, December 2, 2018

(The last 10-15 minutes of each session will be used for Q & A)

7:15 AM

Breakfast / Exhibits

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Richard Balon, MD

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

What's New in Schizophrenia
Henry A. Nasrallah, MD

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Morning Symposium (1.0 Additional CME Credit)
Innovative Strategies for Managing Tardive Dyskinesia
Faculty: Jonathan Meyer, MD; Joseph McEvoy, MD
Jointly provided by Global Medical Education and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Neurocrine Biosciences.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Break / Exhibits

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adults
Anthony L. Rostain, MD, MS

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Neuroanatomic and Neurochemical Substrates of Behavioral Symptoms in Alzheimer’s Disease: Implications for Treatment
George T. Grossberg, MD   

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM


1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Luncheon Symposium (Non-CME)
A New Way to Initiate Schizophrenia Treatment
Faculty: Henry A. Nasrallah, MD
Sponsored by: Alkermes

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Dessert / Exhibits

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Aging, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), and Alzheimer’s Disease
George T. Grossberg, MD

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Practical Approaches to Managing ADHD Comorbidities
Anthony L. Rostain, MD, MS

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Refreshment Break / Exhibits

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Identifying and Treating the Schizophrenia Prodrome
Henry A. Nasrallah, MD

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Special Keynote Address
Ketamine Update: What Should Clinicians Know and Expect

Mark A. Frye, MD

7:00 PM

Evening Adjournment

Monday, December 3, 2018

6:45 AM

Breakfast / Exhibits

7:10 AM - 8:10 AM

Breakfast Symposium (non- CME)
Using Powerful Tools for: Protecting Your License, Protecting Against Lawsuits, Increasing Your Tax Savings
Speaker: Arthur F. McOmber
Sponsored by: Legally Mine

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

Bipolar Disorder in Women
Marlene P. Freeman, MD

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Morning Symposium (1.25 Additional CME Credit)
Evaluating Current Strategies in Bipolar Depression Across the Life Span
Faculty:  Jeffrey Strawn, MD, FAACAP and Mauricio Tohen, MD, DrPH, MBA
This activity is jointly provided by Medical Education Resources and CMEology.
This symposium is supported by an educational grant from Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Break / Exhibits

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Case Studies on Women’s Mental Health Issues
Marlene P. Freeman, MD

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Assessing and Treating Patients Who Have Sexual Dysfunction
Stephen B. Levine, MD

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM


1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Luncheon Symposium (non-CME)
Is It Bipolar Depression? Bipolar Depression in Pediatric Patients
Faculty: Richard S. Jackson, MD
Sponsored by: Sunovion Pharmaceuticals

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Dessert / Exhibits

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Treating Chronic Pain in Patients with Severe Mental Illness
Matthew J. Reed, MD

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Stimulants in Modern Psychopharmacology: On and Off Label Uses
Michael J. Gitlin, MD  

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Psychiatric Aspects of Treating Comorbid Endocrine Disorders
Matthew J. Reed, MD

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Comorbid Depressions: Prevalence and Treatment Implications
Michael J. Gitlin, MD

6:30 PM

Evening Adjournment

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

7:15 AM


8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

How Psychiatrists Interact with the Legal System
Tracy D. Gunter, MD

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Overview of Correctional Psychiatry
Tracy D. Gunter, MD

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM 

Refreshment Break

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Update on the Clinical Management of OCD Group Disorders
Donald W. Black, MD

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Hoarding and Its Management
Donald W. Black, MD

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Clinical Overview of Transgender Issues for Psychiatrists
Stephen B. Levine, MD

1:30 PM

Conference Adjournment

3:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Optional Post-conference Opioids REMS Course
Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits
3 CME/CE Credits Available - Free to CP/AACP Attendees!

Directed by:
John F. Manfredonia, DO, FACOFP, FAAHPM, HMDC
National Medical Director
Gentiva Health Services
Immediate Past President
Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care
Tucson, AZ

Participants of this course will learn to:

  •     Accurately assess patients with pain for consideration of an opioid trial.
  •     Establish realistic goals for pain management and restoration of function.
  •     Initiate opioid treatment (IR and ER/LA) safely and judiciously, maximizing efficacy while minimizing risks
  •     Monitor and re-evaluate treatment continuously; discontinue safely when appropriate.
  •     Counsel patients and caregivers about use, misuse, abuse, diversion, and overdose.
  •     Educate patients about safe storage and ability to access general and specific information about opioids, especially those used in your practice.

Click here for complete Opioid REMS Course information



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