Pediatric Psychopharmocology Update - 6th Annual Oregon Children's Mental Health Conference

Portland, Oregon
Saturday, April 09, 2016
Pediatric Psychopharmocology Update - 6th Annual Oregon Children's Mental Health Conference
Saturday, April 09, 2016 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)

Multnomah Athletic Club
1849 SW Salmon St
Portland, Oregon 97205
United States

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Sponsored by Mind Matters PC, Albertina Kerr, Flawless Foundation, CareOregon, Trillium Family Services, PacificSource

7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

Registration, Breakfast, Exhibits

8:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.
Welcome & Announcements - Linda Schmidt, MD

8:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
Treatment of Anxiety Disorders (including OCD): Evidence Base and Beyond - John Walkup, MD

Dr. Walkup will review the evidence phase for initial treatment, but also emphasize the treatment of anxiety in the context of comorbid conditions such as ADHD.  He will also discuss the management of refractory anxiety disorders and OCD, and also discuss how psychiatric practitioners can implement evidence based, CBT consistent guidance within the pharmacologic treatment paradigm.

9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Improving Appropriate Use of Psychotropics in Foster Care - Ajit Jetmalani, MD; Kathryn Flegel, MD

10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Exhibits & Refreshments

10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Treatment of Pediatric Insomnia - Kyle Johnson, MD

Major strides have been made in recognizing the impact of sleep loss on children’s neurocognitive functions and academic achievements. This talk provides the practicing mental health professional comprehensive, pragmatic, advanced knowledge of pharmacological and behavioral treatments for sleep disorders in children, adolescents, and young adults.

12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Awards Presentation - Child Advocate of the Year, Child Psychiatrist of the Year

12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Hosted Lunch for General Attendees & Business Luncheon for OCCAP Members

1:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Treatment of Mood Disorders - John Walkup, MD

Dr. Walkup will review the evidence base for depression focusing on the large and pivotal treatment trials over the past 10 years.  He will discuss algorithms for refractory depression and the management of depression and co-occurring conditions. He will highlight the difference between depression and demoralization and also briefly touch on the bipolar depression.

3:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Exhibits & Refreshments

3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Polypharmacy - John Walkup, MD

In this case presentation Dr. Walkup will emphasize and organize complex clinical material into a cohesive diagnostic formulation with rational treatment plans that avail themselves of multimodal approaches to symptomatic improvement and enhanced functioning.

4:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wrap-up and Evaluations


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Payment Instructions

  • MD/DO/PHD/NP/PA/Other Doctorate Level - $225.00

    OCCAP Members - $200.00

    Masters Level/Bachelors Level/Other - $175.00

    Students/Residents Not Requiring CME Credits - $75.00

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