Session 8: Mood and Anxiety Disorders 2014: Pharmacotherapeutic Advances
This symposium will provide clinicians with a comprehensive overview and update on both conventional and novel treatment approaches to depressive and bipolar disorders, social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, OCD, and PTSD. Additional foci will be on suicidality, chronic pain, herbal psychopharmacology, computer therapies, and applying assessment-based care to clinical practice. The symposium will integrate case discussions and the informal exchange of information between faculty and participants.
Monday Dr. Jefferson: Depressive disorders: Overview, neurobiology, pharmacologic profiles, comparative efficacies, side effects and their management, drug interactions, treatment resistance
Tuesday Dr. Katzelnick: The pharmacologic management of social anxiety disorder and panic disorder; Pros and cons of benzodiazepines; Non-pharmacologic treatment alternatives; Adjunctive therapies
Wednesday Dr. Greist: Comprehensive approaches to managing obsessive-compulsive disorder and PTSD; Factors affecting suicidality and its assessment; Computer therapies for depression and OCD
Thursday Dr. Jefferson: Bipolar disorder: Overview, exploration of the bipolar spectrum concept, controversies, comorbidity, managing mania and acute bipolar depression, maintenance, mood stabilizer pharmacology, side effects and drug interactions
Friday Drs. Jefferson, Katzelnick, and Greist: A realistic view of herbal psychopharmacology; Integration of measurement-based care into clinical practice; Computer therapies that improve practices and patient outcomes
Accreditation and Designation of Credit:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditstm. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 15 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. MCW maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.
The Medical College of Wisconsin is registered with the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation as a Continuing Education Sponsor for social workers (license number 159-000664).
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
Tuition includes course materials and continental breakfast.
Purchase an additional session and receive a $100.00 discount. Use coupon code: +DCSI
Please note: A $1.00 processing fee is assessed for all electronic registrations.
This advanced seminar is geared to mental health and health professionals.
- Review and update pharmacological treatment approaches to depressive, bipolar, and anxiety disorders
- Learn evidence-based approaches to overcoming treatment resistance
- Consider risk factors for suicide and assessment of risk
- Integrate measurement-based care into clinical practice
John H. Greist, MD, and James W. Jefferson, MD, are Distinguished Senior Scientists at the Madison Institute of Medicine and Clinical Adjunct Professors of Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. In addition, they are, respectively, CEO and President of Healthcare Technology Systems. David J. Katzelnick, MD, is Chair of the Division of Integrated Behavioral Health and Associate Professor at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
Their major clinical and research interests are in mood and anxiety disorders, psychopharmacology, cognitive behavior therapy, treatment of mental illness in primary care settings, and the application of computer-based technology in clinical and research settings. They have authored and coauthored numerous articles in professional journals, chapters in books, patient education booklets, and books in their areas of expertise. They continue their extensive involvement in professional education through CME conferences.
John Greist, MD
Principal: Healthcare Technology Systems
- 15.00 AAFPAAFP credit.
- 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 15.00 APAAPA credit.
- 15.00 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.
- 15.00 Illinois Social WorkerIllinois Social Worker credit.