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General Format
The Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Update format includes a variety of presentations presented in a conference classroom style environment with several interactive professional and interprofessional case study discussions sessions.  Attendees benefit from learning the latest and critical information around psychiatric pharmacotherapy, with time allowed to discuss how the new information can be effectively used in direct practice. 

2015 Agenda: Download a PDF copy of the Agenda with Learning Objectives by clicking here

Thursday, 22nd of October 2015

7:00 - 7:45
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
7:45 - 8:00
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Stephen R. Saklad, Pharm.D., BCPP
Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Update Conference Chair

8:00 - 9:15

Psychotropic New Drug Update 
Stephen R. Saklad, Pharm.D., BCPP
Clinical Associate Professor,
College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin

9:15 - 10:15
Treatment Resistant Depression: an Update
Sanjay Matthew, M.D.
Staff Physician
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center Houston
10:15 - 10:30
BREAK
10:30 - 11:30
Update on Treatment of Depression in Children and Adolescence
Graham Emslie, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
11:30 - 12:30

Preventative Health Strategies: Nutrition, Exercise, Sleep and Lifestyle
Martha Fankhauser, MS Pharm., BCPP, FASHP
Clinical Professor (Retired) - University of Arizona College of Pharmacy
Medication Management Specialist – SinfoníaRx
The Assurance Health and Wellness Center

12:30 - 1:15
LUNCH
1:15 - 2:15
Treatment of Psychiatric Illness in Intellectual Disabilities
David Moron, M.D.
Psychiatrist
Rio Grande State Center
2:15 - 3:30

Long Acting Injections: How They Should be Used
Emilie Becker, M.D.
Mental Health Medical Director
Texas Medicaid and Chip Program
Stephen R. Saklad, Pharm.D., BCPP
Clinical Associate Professor,
College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin

3:30 - 3:45
BREAK
3:45 - 5:00
Psychiatric Medications in Pregnancy
Ashley Smith, Pharm.D., BCPP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Psychiatry
Mental Health Outpatient Services
South Texas Veterans Health Care System
5:00 - 6:30
RECEPTION

 

Friday, 23rd of October 2015

7:00 - 7:45
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
7:45 - 8:00
Welcome and Announcements
Stephen R. Saklad, Pharm.D., BCPP
Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Update Conference Chair

8:00 - 9:00

Preventative Health Strategies: Vitamin D
Martha Fankhauser, MS Pharm., BCPP, FASHP
Clinical Professor (Retired) - University of Arizona College of Pharmacy
Medication Management Specialist – SinfoníaRx
The Assurance Health and Wellness Center

9:00 - 10:00

Clozapine: Diversity vs Discretion
Issac Pan, Pharm.D.
Psychiatric Pharmacy Resident
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

10:00 - 10:15
BREAK
10:15 - 11:15

Clinical Applications of Pharmacogenomics in Psychiatry
Vicki Ellingrod, Pharm.D. 
Professor and Associate Chair for Research and Mentorship
University of Michigan College of Pharmacy
Professor of Psychiatry
University of Michigan Medical School

11:15 - 12:15
Cognitive Effects of Psychotropics and the Elderly
Rajesh Tampi, M.D., DFAPA
Vice Chairman for Education
Adult Psychiatry Residency Program Director
Professor of Psychiatry
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry, MetroHealth
12:15 - 12:30
WORKING LUNCH
(Pick up lunch and return to ballroom)
12:30 - 1:45
Substance Abuse: Cradle-to-Cradle
Alicia Kowalchuk, D. O.
Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
1:45 - 2:00
BREAK
2:00 - 3:00
Seizure Disorder Update / Pharmacotherapy Update for Treatment of Epilepsy
Collin Hovinga, Pharm.D., M.S., FCCP
Director of Research
Clinical Associate Professor
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
3:00 - 4:00
Diagnosis and Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults
Steven R. Pliszka, M.D.
Dielmann Distinguished Professor and Chair
Department of Psychiatry
The University of Texas Health and Science Center San Antonio
4:00
CE EVALUATION / CLOSING

 


Past Conference Agendas
Past agendas are made available to provide an example of the conference program and history. All agendas are in PDF form.

2014 Agenda

2013 Agenda

2012 Agenda

2011 Agenda


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Last Reviewed: July 23, 2015

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