University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Continuing Medical Education

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Child Psychiatry in Primary Care

 

Date

May 30, 2014

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Location

Doubletree Hotel, Burlington, VT

Overview

This is the eighth 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 autism screening, over/under diagnosis of ADHD, concussion, and the dangers of cannabis use, among others.

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:

1. Discuss the evidence base for alternative treatments for autism.
2. Understand the risks of cannabis use as states move towards decriminalization and/or legalization.
3. Incorporate new data on SSRI use since the black box warning in treatment decisions.
4. Articulate issues regarding the current debate about ADHD diagnosis and treatment from new research studies.

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 Vermont State Nurses Association's Committee on Education, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Fees

$250 Physicians

$180 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, 2014 are subject to a $50 late fee.

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