University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Continuing Medical Education

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2015ChildPsych

Child Psychiatry in Primary Care

 

Date

May 15, 2015

Location

Hampton Inn, Colchester, Vermont

Overview

This is the ninth meeting of this highly acclaimed conference which previous attendees have praised for its quality and usefulness. This year’s conference will feature lectures on a broad variety of topics from a clinical and public health perspective.

Audience

Pediatricians, Family Medicine Physicians, Nurses and Other Primary Care Providers, Mental Health Professionals, Educators, and Social Workers.

Objectives

The objective of this conference is to equip primary care clinicians and other professionals with updated knowledge on issues related to child mental health and to provide practical and updated strategies for the assessment and treatment of many of the most common childhood psychiatric conditions and problems. Specific topics to be addressed at this conference include treating sleep problems, ADHD, the proper use of antipsychotic medications, mindfulness strategies and more.

Emphasis will focus on incorporating strategies within the practical confines of a busy outpatient setting. Treatment options, both pharmacological and nonpharmacological, will be presented. There will also be opportunities for small group discussion of your specific clinical questions.

At the end of the conference, participants should be able to:

  • Compare their practice of prescribing antipsychotic medications to best practice guidelines.
  • Teach parents the proper way to administer time-outs to children.
  • Develop more effective advocacy strategies for their patients to schools.
  • Incorporate additional health promotion strategies in day to day practice.

Accreditation

The University of Vermont is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Vermont College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

A credit application for Social Work Credit is pending approval.

This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.5 Nursing Contact Hours.

The University of Vermont – Continuing Medical Education is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing education by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited Approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Fees

$275 Physicians

$195 PA, Nurse, etc.

All course materials, continental breakfasts and coffee breaks are included. Refunds, less a $75 administrative fee, are available if cancellation is made prior to May 15, 2014. No refunds are possible after that date.

Registrations received after April 1, 2015 are subject to a $50 late fee.

Hotel

The conference will be held at the Hampton Inn in Colchester. Take Exit 16 from I89 and turn north on Route 7. Turn right onto Lower Mountain View Drive.

A limited number of rooms with reduced rates have been reserved for conference registrants at the Hampton Inn. Please make your hotel reservations directly with the hotel (802-655-6177) and indicate your participation in this UVM conference to receive special rates based on availability ($109 single - quad occupancy per room, per night).

Link to Hotel Registration site

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