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Annual Meeting Course Guide
MONDAY, MAY 3, 2004
Psychiatric News
Volume 39 Number 2 page 34-35

COURSE 32:

IRRESISTIBLE SLEEP: NARCOLEPSY UPDATE

Director: Lois E. Krahn, M.D. Faculty: Steven I. Altchuler, M.D., Mark R. Hansen, M.D., Jarrett W. Richardson, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) recognize the variety of narcoleptic symptoms; (2) differentiate narcolepsy from other disorders that cause excessive daytime sleepiness; (3) appropriately order diagnostic tests; (4) understand the available treatments; and (5) review several clinical scenarios commonly encountered by psychiatrists. 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 3, 8-12; Hilton New York; fee: advance $100, on site $130; spaces available: 25. Similar courses on this topic will be offered on Mon., May 3, 1-5 and Tue., May 4, 8-12. See Courses 24 and 71 for details.

COURSE 33:

RECOVERY FROM MENTAL ILLNESS AND STIGMA: INTEGRATING MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION

Co-Directors: Eugene A. Oulvey, Ph.D., Karen L. Lee, M.A. Faculty: Vivek Jain, M.D., Shyam K. Bhat, M.D., Denise Sommers, M.A., Thomas O. Osinowo, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to identify a rationale for and models and resources to assist them in incorporating evidence-based vocational rehabilitation services into practice settings. Course Level: This is a basic course. No prior experience or knowledge is required. This is a revision of a course given last year. Mon., May 3, 8-12; Hilton New York; fee: advance $100, on site $130; spaces available: 25.

COURSE 34:

DRUG TREATMENT OF SCHIZOPHRENIA

Director: Philip G. Janicak, M.D. Faculty: Stephen R. Marder, M.D., Rajiv Tandon, M.D., Morris B. Goldman, 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 3, 8-12; Hilton New York; fee: advance $100, on site $130; spaces available: 100.

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 3, 8-12; Hilton New York; fee: advance $100, on site $130; spaces available: 100.

COURSE 36:

CURRENT CPT CODING AND DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS

Co-Directors: Chester W. Schmidt Jr., M.D., Tracy R. Gordy, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) understand the use of psychiatric evaluation codes, therapeutic procedure codes, and evaluation and management codes and (2) document the provision of services denoted by the above 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 revision of a course given last year. Mon., May 3, 8-12; Hilton New York; fee: advance $100, on site $130; spaces available: 50.

COURSE 37:

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 relationships; (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 3, 8-12; Hilton New York; fee: advance $100, on site $130; spaces available: 50.

COURSE 38:

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 the assessment and treatment of ADDs and have had experience in their treatment. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 3, 8-12; Hilton New York; fee: advance $100, on site $130; spaces available: 125. Basic courses on this topic will be offered on Sat., May 1, 8-12, and Sun, May 2, 8-12. See Courses 2 and 14 for details.

COURSE 39:

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 Guideline for the Treatment of Patients With Major Depression. 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 3, 8-12; Hilton New York; fee: advance $100, on site $130; spaces available: 75.

COURSE 40:

COGNITIVE-BEHAVIOR THERAPY FOR ADULT AND PEDIATRIC OCD: THE BASICS

Co-Directors: Jonathan Abramowitz, Ph.D., Stephen Whiteside, Ph.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant will learn to determine who is appropriate for CBT and how to describe this therapy to patients. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. Mon., May 3, 8-12; Hilton New York; fee: advance $100, on site $130; spaces available: 150.

COURSE 41:

MONEY MATTERS I: USING THEORY IN CLINICAL PRACTICE

Director: Cecilia M. Mikalac, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) understand why discussing money with patients is difficult; (2) recognize the conscious and unconscious influences of race, status, and morality in money discussions; (3) cite a range of payment policies in psychiatric practice; (4) understand and explore the basis of monetary views and practices; and (5) discuss money matters with patients without undue anxiety or defensiveness. 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 3, 9-4; Hilton New York; fee: advance $160, on site $185; spaces available: 50.

COURSE 42:

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY: NEUROPSYCHIATRIC ASSESSMENT

Director: Robert P. Granacher Jr., M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) perform a competent traumatic brain injury assessment for either clinical or forensic purposes; (2) understand the biomechanics and pathophysiology of brain trauma; (3) understand the various psychiatric and neuropsychiatric syndromes seen following traumatic brain injury; and (4) understand the neurobehavioral outcomes of head trauma and the impact on psychosocial functioning in both adults and children. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Wed., May 3, 9-4; Hilton New York; fee: advance $160, on site $185; spaces available: 50.

COURSE 43:

DAVANLOO’S INTENSIVE SHORT-TERM DYNAMIC PSYCHOTHERAPY IN CLINICAL PRACTICE

Director: James Q. Schubmehl, M.D. Faculty: Alan R. Beeber, M.D., Tewfik Said, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) acquire a vivid sense of the forces underlying human psychopathology and a view of crucial elements of the healing process and (2) describe main elements of Davanloo’s technique and find many aspects of the presentation useful to his/her own clinical practice. 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 3, 9-4; Hilton New York; fee: advance $160, on site $185; spaces available: 50.

COURSE 44:

ADVANCED HYPNOSIS: APPLICATIONS IN PSYCHIATRY

Director: Jose R. Maldonado, M.D. Faculty: David Spiegel, M.D., Matthew May, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) assess hypnotizability in the clinical setting; (2) develop psychotherapeutic strategies employing hypnosis; and (3) acquire specific treatment strategies for dealing with anxiety dissociative and somatoforms disorders. Course Level: This is an intermediate course. Prior training or experience with hypnosis and a basic knowledge in hypnosis will be presumed. This is a revision of a course given last year. Mon., May 3, 9-4; Hilton New York; fee: advance $160, on site $185; spaces available: 50. A basic course on this topic will be offered on Sun., May 2, 9-4. See Course 23 for details.

COURSE 45:

DEPRESSION IN LATER LIFE: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH

Co-Directors: James M. Ellison, M.D., Yusuf Sivrioglu. M.D. Faculty: Francesca Cannavo Antognini, Ph.D., Donald Davidoff, Ph.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) recognize the prevalence and functional significance of late-life depressive syndromes; (2) recognize their varied presentations; and (3) identify evidence-based somatic and psychotherapeutic treatment approaches. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. Mon., May 3, 1-5; Hilton New York; fee: advance $100, on site $130; spaces available: 75.

COURSE 46:

DREAM TRANSLATION: ONE EMPIRICALLY BASED APPROACH

Director: Milton Kramer, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) understand that there is a scientific basis to the search for the meaning of a dream and (2) apply a methodology to establish a dream’s meaning. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. This is a revision of a course given last year. Mon., May 3, 1-5; Hilton New York; fee: advance $100, on site $130; spaces available: 25.

COURSE 47:

DIMENSIONS OF PSYCHOTHERAPY SUPERVISION: A CASE-BASED APPROACH

Director: Paul Rodenhauser, M.D. Faculty: Ramona Dvorak, M.D., Albert F. Painter, Psy.D., John R. Rudisill, Ph.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) identify the principles of effective psychotherapy supervision; (2) summarize the levels of teaching/learning involved in the supervisory process; (3) recognize and apply appropriate supervision problem-solving strategies; and (4) demonstrate an improved capacity for use of multiple teaching methods in the supervisory process. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. This is a revision of a course given last year. Mon., May 3, 1-5; Hilton New York; fee: advance $100, on site $130; spaces available: 25.

COURSE 48:

GAY MEN AND THE PROBLEM OF ROMANTIC LOVE

Director: Richard A. Isay, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) recognize the particular difficulties some gay men have falling in love and others have maintaining other relationships and (2) be better able to treat these difficulties in their gay patients. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. Mon., May 3, 1-5; Hilton New York; fee: advance $100, on site $130; spaces available: 100.

COURSE 49:

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 3, 1-5; Hilton New York; fee: advance $100, on site $130; spaces available: 40.

COURSE 50:

RATING SCALES: A BASIC OVERVIEW

Co-Directors: Luis F. Ramirez, M.D., Martha Sajatovic, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) recognize the importance of measuring health; (2) be familiar with the concept of rating scales; (3) identify some interviewing skills; and (4) identify the major rating scales utilized to measure the major psychiatric disorders. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. Mon., May 3, 1-5; Hilton New York; fee: advance $100, on site $130; spaces available: 50.

COURSE 51:

TEMPORAL LOBE AND LIMBIC SYSTEM ANATOMY AND THE RELATION TO PSYCHIATRIC ILLNESS

Co-Directors: Andrew L. Lautin, M.D., Jack Davis, M.S. Faculty: Adam Wolkin, M.D., Ronald A. Jones, M.D., Hamada Hamid, M.D. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to (1) review principles of CNS development and anatomy relating to the structure and function of the limbic system, emphasizing rich iconography and historical context, and (2) understand principles of limbic (brain) neuroanatomy and its role in psychiatric disease and how and why limbic brain components become incorporated. Course Level: This is a basic course. No previous experience or knowledge is required. Mon., May 3, 1-5; Hilton New York; fee: advance $100, on site $130; spaces available: 50.

COURSE 52:

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. This is a repeat of a course given last year. Mon., May 3, 1-5; Hilton New York; fee: advance $100, on site $130; spaces available: 50.

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