10th Annual Pacific Psychopharmacology Conference Friday September 23rd

Overview

A wide range of interesting talks by great speakers, covering all sorts of pharmacological interventions in complex areas that affect people with mental health problems.

Theme

Advances in the Management of Complex and Comorbid Disorders.

Key Speakers

Christoph U. Correll, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Molecular Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine Hempstead, New York, USA
Investigator, Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Medical Director, Recognition and Prevention (RAP) Program, The Zucker Hillside Hospital
Richard Ries, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, WA, USA
Director, Addiction Psychiatry Residency Program

Pre & Post Conference Options

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    Pre-Conference Workshop: Addictions Treatment: What You Really Need to Know
    Sep 22, 2016

    • Speakers

      Renee Bjarnson, BSc(Pharm), ACPR. Clinical Pharmacist, Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addiction
      Cheyenne Johnson, RN, MPH, CCRP. Clinical and Research Leader & Director, Addiction Nursing Fellowship, Urban Health Research Initiative, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
      Annabel Mead, MBBS, FAChAM, DABAM. Director, SPH Goldcorp Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program; Lead Physician, Heartwood Centre for Women; Addiction Medicine Consultant, SPH, VGH & UBC

      Topics
      Opioids

      • Brief overview of current opioid/fentanyl crisis in BC
      • Managing withdrawal
      • Maintenance therapy with opioid agonists
      • Harm reduction and take home naloxone

      Alcohol

      • Managing withdrawal
      • Medications for relapse prevention
      • Harm reduction strategies

      Nicotine

      • Abrupt vs gradual smoking cessation
      • Varenicline and combination therapies
      • Pharmacare coverage for nicotine addiction treatments
      • Update on e-cigarettes

       

      Registration Fees

      Delegates:

      By Aug 22: $109
      After Aug 22: $119

      Residents:

      By Aug 22: $59
      After Aug 22: $69

      $25 discount if you register for the full conference!

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