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Annual Meeting Course Guide
MONDAY, MAY 19, 2003
Psychiatric News
Volume 38 Number 2 page 23-25

COURSE 35:

THE PSYCHIATRIST AS EXPERT WITNESS.

Director: Phillip J. Resnick, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to give more effective expert-witness testimony in civil and criminal trials. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 8-12; Hilton; Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130; Spaces Available: 100.

COURSE 36:

DRUG TREATMENT OF SCHIZOPHRENIA.

Director: Philip G. Janicak, M.D. Faculty: Morris B. Goldman, M.D., Stephen R. Marder, M.D., Rajiv Tandon, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) describe the clinically relevant aspects of pharmacology of first- and second-generation antipsychotic drugs and (2) understand their uses for acute and chronic schizophrenia. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 8-12; Hilton; Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130; Spaces Available: 100.

COURSE 37:

ADVANCED ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF ADD.

Director: Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D. Faculty: Jefferson B. Prince, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) understand emerging new models of ADD and research-based modifications in its assessment and treatment; (2) assess more complicated cases of ADD; (3) understand how medication treatments should be modified to deal with psychiatric and/or medical complications; and (4) develop treatment plans to address complicated ADD across the life cycle. Course Level: This is an advanced course. Participants should have basic professional education in assessment and treatment of ADDs and have had experience in their treatment. This is a revision of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 8-12; Hilton; Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130; Spaces Available: 100. A basic course on this topic will be offered on Sun., May 18, 8-12. See Course 16 for details.

COURSE 38:

ECT PRACTICE UPDATE.

Director: Charles H. Kellner, M.D. Faculty: Richard L. Jaffe, M.D., W. Vaughn McCall, M.D., Richard D. Weiner, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to understand and be familiar with the most current ECT techniques. Course Level: This is an intermediate course. Participants should refer to the APA practice guidelines on treatment of major depressive disorder. Participants should have knowledge of which patients should be referred for ECT and have basic knowledge of ECT procedure. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 8-12; Hilton; Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130; Spaces Available: 75.

COURSE 39:

INTEGRATED MODEL FOR TREATMENT OF CO-OCCURRING PSYCHIATRIC AND SUBSTANCE DISORDERS.

Director: Kenneth Minkoff, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) identify five philosophical/clinical barriers to integrated treatment and describe how to resolve them; (2) describe the four phases of treatment/recovery in an integrated disease and recovery model for mental illness and addiction; (3) describe and implement a protocol for diagnosing psychiatric illness in the presence of substance use disorder and vice versa; and (4) describe integrated program models for treatment of dual-diagnosis and specific populations addressed by each model. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 8-12, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 50.

COURSE 40:

TEACHING PSYCHIATRY? LET HOLLYWOOD HELP!

Director: Steven E. Hyler, M.D. Faculty: Carol A. Bernstein, M.D., Michael B. First, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to enhance his or her effectiveness in teaching medical students and residents through the use of selected commercial film depictions of psychopathology, diagnosis, and therapy. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 8-12, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 25.

COURSE 41:

FAMILIES COPING WITH MEDICAL ILLNESS: AN INTEGRATIVE TREATMENT APPROACH.

Director: John S. Rolland, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) understand comprehensive resilience-based family-systems model for assessment and clinical intervention with individuals, couples, and families facing chronic and life-threatening physical disorders; (2) recognize the significance of life cycles and multigenerational patterns in illness; (3) link family beliefs related to illness; (4) understand factors that impede or facilitate the patient, family, and professional relationship; (5) identify key clinical issues for couples and families; and (6) suggest brief interventions and other timely and cost-effective applications of the model. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 8-12, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 25.

COURSE 42:

USING NEUROFEEDBACK IN YOUR PRACTICE: LATEST TRENDS AND HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE.

Director: Thomas Brod, M.D. Faculty: Roger deBeus, Ph.D., Pedro Delgado, M.D., Julian Isaacs, Ph.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) recognize indications for EEG biofeedback (neurofeedback); (2) be familiar with the practical use of quantitative EEG studies; (3) understand how neurofeedback procedures are performed; and (4) evaluate clinical neurofeedback research. Course Level: This is a basic course. No prior experience or knowledge is required. Mon., May 19, 8-12, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 50.

COURSE 43:

UPDATE IN NEUROPSYCHIATRY: DELIRIUM, TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY, AND POST-STROKE DEPRESSION.

Director: Jose R. Maldonado, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) assess the presence of delirium, poststroke depression, and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in the clinical setting; (2) understand the incidence, epidemiology, and clinical features of these three neuropsychiatric disorders; and (3) review the latest data regarding treatment and outcomes. Course Level: This is a basic course. No prior experience or knowledge is required. Mon., May 19, 9-4, Hilton, Fee: Advance $160, On-Site $185, Spaces Available: 50.

COURSE 44:

ADVANCES IN NEUROPSYCHIATRY.

American Neuropsychiatric Association.Director: C. Edward Coffey, M.D. Faculty: Jeffrey L. Cummings, M.D., Mark S. George, M.D., Michael R. Trimble, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) relate brain anatomy and chemistry to human behavior; (2) understand the role of brain imaging in the assessment of neuropsychiatric illness; and (3) diagnose and effectively manage disorders of behavior secondary to brain disease. Course Level: This is a basic course. No experience or knowledge is required. This is a revision of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 9-4, Hilton, Fee: Advance $160, On-Site $185, Spaces Available: 175. A similar course on this topic will be offered on Wed., May 21, 9-4. See Course 94 for details.

COURSE 45:

PSYCHIATRY UPDATE: IN SPANISH.

American Society of Hispanic Psychiatry.Co-Directors: Gabriel Kaplan, M.D., Javier I. Escobar, M.D. Faculty: Pedro Delgado, M.D., Eduardo Dunayevich, M.D., Ana Kaplan, M.D., Jorge R. Petit, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to summarize recent advances in the treatment of major psychiatric diagnoses for general and subspecialty populations. Course Level: This is an intermediate course. You must be able to speak Spanish. Handouts and audiovisual material will be in Spanish. Mon., May 19, 9-4, Hilton, Fee: Advance $160, On-Site $185, Spaces Available: 25.

COURSE 46:

DSM-IV-TR CULTURAL FORMULATIONS: DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY.

Director: Russell F. Lim, M.D. Faculty: Candace M. Fleming, Ph.D., Roberto Lewis-Fernandez, M.D., Francis G. Lu, M.D., J. Charles Ndlela, M.D., Michael W. Smith, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) understand and describe the five parts of the DSM-IV-TR outline for cultural formulation; (2) be able to apply it to the treatment of three of the following four groups: African-American, Asian, Hispanic, and American-Indian patients; and (3) understand how ethnicity affects psychopharmacology and psychotherapy. Course Level: This is a basic course. No prior experience or knowledge is required. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 9-4, Hilton, Fee: Advance $160, On-Site $185, Spaces Available: 40.

COURSE 47:

TRANSPERSONAL PSYCHIATRY: CLINICAL APPLICATIONS.

Director: John F. Hiatt, M.D. Faculty: William W. Foote, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) use techniques for inducing non-ordinary states of consciousness; (2) understand the proper use of these techniques and identify persons suitable for them; and (3) acquire initial competency in their use to facilitate psychotherapy. Course Level: This is an intermediate course. Participants should have experience with transpersonal psychiatry. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 9-4, Hilton, Fee: Advance $160, On-Site $185, Spaces Available: 25.

COURSE 48:

EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE: AN INTRODUCTION FOR PSYCHIATRISTS.

Director: Gregory E. Gray, M.D. Faculty: Gabrielle F. Beaubrun, M.D., Letitia A. Pinson, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) describe the five-step, evidence-based medicine process; and (2) demonstrate the ability to critically appraise clinical trials, review articles, and practice guidelines. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 9-4, Hilton, Fee: Advance $160, On-Site $185, Spaces Available: 25.

COURSE 49:

ADVANCED INTERVIEWING TECHNIQUES.

Director: Shawn C. Shea, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) utilize the following five techniques for increasing validity—the behavioral incident, shame attenuation, gentle assumption, symptom amplification, and denial of the specific; (2) utilize the interview strategy for eliciting suicidal ideation—with the Chronological Assessment of Suicide Events (CASE) Approach; (3) utilize a flexible strategy for rapidly arriving at a differential diagnosis on Axis II of the DSM-IV-TR; and (4) utilize practical strategies for nondefensively responding to awkward personal inquiries and for transforming patient anger. Course Level: This is an intermediate/advanced course. Participants should be familiar with DSM-IV and have had significant clinical experience. Residents are welcome. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 9-4, Hilton, Fee: Advance $160, On-Site $185, Spaces Available: 50.

COURSE 50:

THE CONCEPTUAL BASIS OF PSYCHIATRY.

Co-Directors: S. Nassir Ghaemi, M.D., David H. Brendel, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to understand conceptual and philosophical aspects of psychiatric practice and research. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 9-4, Hilton, Fee: Advance $160, On-Site $185, Spaces Available: 25.

COURSE 51:

COGNITIVE THERAPY: THE BASICS.

Director: Dean Schuyler, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) conceptualize a case using the cognitive model; (2) identify automatic thoughts in a patient; and (3) use cognitive therapy techniques. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge required. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 1-5, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 100.

COURSE 52:

HOW TO USE YOUR PALM OS PDA IN PSYCHIATRIC PRACTICE: BASIC.

Director: John S. Luo, M.D. Faculty: Carlyle H. Chan, M.D., Raymond J. Kloss, M.D., Richard A. Montgomery, M.D., Charles J. Rainey, M.D., Hendry Ton, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, physicians who own a Palm Operating System (OS) Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) should be able to (1) know how to use a PDA efficiently and effectively and (2) master the basic functions used in psychiatric practice, as well as intermediate skills such as security settings and using programs with medical information. Course Level: This is a basic course. Participants must bring his/her own PDA and cradle for use in the course. All users of Palm OS handheld computers are welcome. Specifically, the participants should own devices from manufacturers such as Palm, Handspring, IBM, Sony, Handera or TRGpro, and Acer. Participants who wish to try out these devices are also welcome, but demonstration units available will be limited. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 1-5, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 100. An advanced course on this topic will be offered on Tue., May 20, 1-5. See Course 80 for details.

COURSE 53:

MELATONIN AND LIGHT TREATMENT OF SAD, SLEEP, AND OTHER BODY CLOCK DISORDERS.

Director: Alfred J. Lewy, M.D. Faculty: Kathryn A. Lee, Ph.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to add melatonin and bright light to his or her treatment regimens of winter depression, shift work maladaptation, jet lag, and certain types of sleep disorders, including those of blind people. Course Level: This is a basic course. No experience or knowledge is required. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 1-5, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 75.

COURSE 54:

CHILD MURDER BY PARENTS.

Director: Phillip J. Resnick, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) understand the reasons that parents kill their children and (2) prevent tragedies such as the Andrea Yates case. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. Mon., May 19, 1-5, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 50.

COURSE 55:

PERSONALITY DISORDERS: COMBINING RELATIONAL THERAPY AND PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY.

Director: Roy O. Resnikoff, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant will: (1) learn when and how to address personality rigidities using an integration of current awareness of interpersonal personality polarities, historical dynamic stories, and medication for biological temperaments and (2) learn how to therapeutically utilize his or her own personality characteristics in relationship to patients. Course Level: This is an intermediate course. Participants should have basic therapy and pharmacotherapy experience. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 1-5, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 25.

COURSE 56:

ENGAGING RESISTANT AND HOSTILE PATIENTS INTO PARTICIPATORY TREATMENT.

Director: David Mee-Lee, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) identify ways for clinicians to better deal with resistance and hostility and (2) demonstrate skills to assess readiness and engage patients collaboratively. Course Level: This is a basic course. No prior knowledge or experience is required. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 1-5, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 30.

COURSE 57:

THE ADVANCED PRACTICE OF PSYCHOTHERAPY.

Director: T. Byram Karasu, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) identify deficit and conflict-oriented diagnoses as universal pathology; (2) differentially use specific and generic therapeutic techniques; (3) transcend paradigms of relationships and schools of psychotherapy; and (4) formulate a philosophical and spiritual perspective that can further professional formation and personal growth. Course Level: This is an advanced course. Participants must be familiar with the basic concepts of psychotherapy. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 1-5, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 50.

COURSE 58:

ASSESSING POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE SYMPTOMS IN PSYCHOSIS WITH THE PANSS.

Co-Directors: Lewis A. Opler, M.D., Paul M. Ramirez, Ph.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) identify positive and negative general psychopath psychotic symptoms and (2) utilize the Structured Clinical Interview (SCI-PANSS) and Informant Questionnaire (IQ-PANSS) to accurately use the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) in rating SXS. Course Level: This is an intermediate course. Participants should have some experience in diagnosing schizophrenia and other psychoses. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 1-5, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 25.

COURSE 59:

CURRENT CODING AND DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS.

Director: Chester W. Schmidt Jr., M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) understand the use of psychiatric evaluation, therapeutic procedure codes, and evaluation and management codes and (2) document the provision of services denoted by the above two sets of codes. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. Participants are encouraged to obtain the most recent published CPT manual and read guideline section for "Evaluation and Management Codes," the section "Evaluation and Management Codes," and the section "Psychiatric Evaluation and Therapeutic Procedures." This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 19, 1-5, Hilton, Fee: Advance $100, On-Site $130, Spaces Available: 50.

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