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25TH BIENNIAL JOINT MEETING OF INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR NEUROCHEMISTRY / ASIAN-PACIFIC SOCIETY FOR NEUROCHEMISTRY IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE AUSTRALASIAN NEUROSCIENCE SOCIETY

Fort Lauderdale Port * | Fort lauderdale , USA
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Title: 25TH BIENNIAL JOINT MEETING OF INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR NEUROCHEMISTRY / ASIAN-PACIFIC SOCIETY FOR NEUROCHEMISTRY IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE AUSTRALASIAN NEUROSCIENCE SOCIETY
Specialty: Neurology, Clinical Biochemistry, Pediatrics
Dates: From Aug, 23, 2015 to Aug, 30, 2015
Location: Fort lauderdale , USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 550 to 795 USD
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Accredited Continuing Medical EducationAccreditation: Continuing Education, Inc is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: Continuing Education, Inc designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditstm. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC Accredited Continuing Nursing EducationContinuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Continuing Education, Inc/University at Sea or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.

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  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
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August 24 
9:00-10:00 am
Introduction to Diagnosis: 
A. Did We Really Need a New DSM? 
B. How is it Going So Far?
At the conclusion of this presentation the participant will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the development of the diagnostic criteria
  2. Discuss the differences of diagnostic thought over the last 18 years which led to the DSM V
  3. Be prepared to engage in conversation about the succeeding presentations in the context of new psychiatric thought

10:00-12:00 pm; 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Mental Health in Childhood and Beyond:
A.  What can we learn from normal development throughout the life span? 
B.  Do we diagnose and treat childhood disorders too much or too little?
C.  What happens to the hyperactivity, anxiety, depression as we age?
At the conclusion of this presentation the participant will be able to:

  1. 1. Recognize the important elements of physical, cognitive, and psychological development    throughout the life span.
  2. Discuss the incidence and prevalence of pediatric and adolescent mental illness
  3. Recognize the difficulties and controversies of diagnosing pediatric psychiatric disorders
  4. Be familiar with the concerns of increasing psychopharmacologic use in childhood including off-label use, long-term safety and the social and ethical meaning of pharmacological treatment
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of the life-long implications of pediatric mood, emotional and behavioral changes
  6. Diagnose disorders and syndromes in adulthood which may have been missed in a patient’s childhood/adolescence
  7. Develop evidence-based treatment strategies for your practice

3:00-5:00 pm
Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Face of Mental Illness:
A. Can sexuality be preserved in the context of mental illness and its treatment?
B. Is there evidence to support or refute treatment of mental illness in pregnancy?
At the conclusion of this presentation the participant will be able to:

  1. Define terms associated with sexuality, sensuality, and sexual health 
  2. Recognize psychiatric and medical conditions which present with sexual dysfunction  
  3. Understand sexual dysfunction in the context of psychiatric illness              
  4. Discuss the implications of psychiatric disorders on an individual pre, peri, and postnatally
  5. Define behavioral teratogenesis and perinatal syndromes
  6. Explain risks and benefits of somatically treating psychiatric illness during pregnancy
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of women’s unique mental health issues

August 29
9:00am-12:00 pm
Depression and Anxiety in the New Millennium: 
A. Are depression and anxiety genetic?
B. Are we prepared for “designer” medicine?
C. How can we handle that suicide is now the number one cause of accidental death?
At the conclusion of this presentation the participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss the depressive disorder spectrum and diagnostic criteria
  2. Discuss anxiety and response to stress
  3. Develop recognition and office screening protocols of depression and anxiety
  4. Discuss the populations  at greatest risk for suicide
  5. Discuss suicide recognition and prevention strategies
  6. Be familiar with the controversies associated with antidepressant medications
  7. Be familiar with complementary and alternative medicine treatments available to your patients and their risks and benefits

1:00-2:00 pm
Substance Abuse Across the Generations:  
A. Who is at Risk and Why?
B. What are important gender and age condiserations?
At the conclusion of this presentation the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe substances of abuse and  the  presentations across age groups
  2. Comfortably use available screening  tools for substance abuse recognition
  3. Develop cessation and treatment strategies
  4. Understand the comorbidity of substance abuse and psychiatric illness

2:00-5:00 pm
The Neurocognitive Syndromes from Mild to Severe: 
A. Can We Recognize Decline in Time to Slow It ?
B. Can We Keep Patients Safe and Caregivers Sane?
At the conclusion of this presentation the participant will be able to:

  1. Define the nosology of mild cognitive impairment
  2. Incorporate in to an office setting screening tools for cognition and function
  3. Discuss dietary and  life style strategies which may be cognition-sparing
  4. Discuss current trends in pharmacologic strategies for preserving cognition
  5. Define and describe etiologies of delirium and dementia
  6. Understand the risk for developing neuropsychiatric symptoms
  7. Develop strategies for defining and targeting distressed behaviors
  8. Formulate non-pharmacological  interventions for distressed behaviors
  9. Be familiar with the benefits and burdens of pharmacological interventions
  10. Be familiar with referral sources for caregivers in the community
Speakers/Faculty:
Lory E. Bright-Long, M.D., CMD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; Medical Director, Maria Regina Residence, Brentwood, NY; Geropsychiatry Consultant, Long Island State Veterans HomeStony Brook, NY

Dr. Bright-Long graduated from and did Internal Medicine at Medical College of Ohio. She completed a Psychiatry Residency and Geropsychiatry Fellowship at SUNY Stony Brook. She joined the SUNY Stony Brook faculty after the fellowship and developed a Mental Health Teaching Nursing Home program at St. Johnland Nursing Center and cofounded the Long Island Alzheimer Disease Assistance Center. After leaving Stony Brook she was the Director of Geriatric Psychiatry at Pilgrim Psychiatric Center and Director of the John P. Pavilion for Dementia Care at St Johnland Nursing Center. Currently she is the Medical Director of Maria Regina Residence in Brentwood and. the psychiatric consultant at the Long Island State Veterans Home.

As a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at SUNY Stony Brook she is actively involved in teaching geriatric psychiatry and medical fellows) medical students, nursing under graduate and graduate students, dental students, and physician assistant students.

Dr. Bright-Long served the Suffolk County Psychiatric Society as Secretary-Treasurer, Delegate, President, and sat on the Greater Long Island Psychiatry Society Board of Directors. Nationally she was a member of the American Psychiatric Association's Council on Aging and the Committee on Long-Term Care. She was on the initial Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia Practice Guideline work group and helped develop the manual for nursing home psychiatry.

She has been active with the American Medical Directors Association, chairing the Mental Health Committee of the national Education Committee which created a monograph on mental health documentation in long-term care. She also has been a part of the AMDA Palliative Care Workgroup as it created the Palliative Care toolkit for long term care.

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2015-05-05
Late Registration From: 2015-05-06 To: 0--
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Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses & Others
550
550
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Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
795
795
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Owner's Suite (OS) - Queen-size bed, private balcony, separate living area with queen-size sofa bed, private bathroom with bathtub, separate shower and bidet, and concierge service. (559.7 sq. ft., balcony 90.4 sq. ft.). Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.

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Grand Suite (GS) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area (some with sofa bed), and concierge service. (349.8 sq. ft., balcony 100.1 sq. ft.). Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.

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Junior Suite with Balcony (JS) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, private bathroom with bathtub and a sitting area. (264.8 sq. ft., balcony 75.3 sq. ft.).Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.

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Superior OceanView Stateroom with Balcony (D2) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom. (182 sq. ft., balcony 50.8 sq. ft.) 

$649

OceanView Stateroom (H) - Two twin beds (can convert Queen), private bathroom and sitting area. (178.7 sq. ft.)

$449

Large Interior Stateroom (M) - Two twin beds (can convert Queen), private bathroom and sitting area. (150.7 sq. ft.)

$319

Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $320.55
Deposit $350 per person

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