8th Annual Pacific Psychopharmacology Conference

8th Annual Pacific Psychopharmacology Conference

Theme: PersonalizedTreatment

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Target Audience:

Psychiatrists, Primary Care Physicians, Pharmacists, Psychologist, Nurses, Social Workers

Course Format: Conference
Executive Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre
405 North Road
Coquitlam
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Overview

The theme of this year's conference is "PersonalizedTreatment".  This conference provides an opportunity to hear from and interact with Psychiatrists, Pharmacists and Physicians from clinical and academic settings who manage these issues on a daily basis.

Confirmed Speakers and Topics

  • Keynote: "Highlighting Schizophrenia's Heterogeneity to Personalize Treatment" Dr. Gary Remington
  • Keynote: "Comprehensive Medication Management" Dr. Carla Cobb
  • "What Keeps Me Up: What Are My Patients REALLY Getting" Dr. Joel Lamour
  • "Acceptance Equals Compliance: Our LIved Experience with a Husband Who Has Schizophrenia" Dr. Austin Mardon & Mrs. Catherine Mardon
  • "Substance Use & Use of Psychotropic Medications" Dr. Nick Matthew
  • "Patient's Journey: Medication Issues from Youth to Old Age" Dr. Elisa Weatherby
  • "Practical Approaches to Improving Adherence in Mood Disorders: Time for Genomics to Improve Outcomes?" Dr. Michael J. Ostacher
  • "Medical Marijuana - New Regulations and Current Issues" Ms. Tammy Coderre-Kells
  • "Integrating Them Both: Cultrual Norms and Individual Needs in Psychopharmacology Ms. Sana Fakih 
  • "Pharmacogenomics in Practice: Building the Case on a Case by Case Basics" Mr. Mark Kunzil

** NEW for 2014! **

Preconference Workshop on Thu Sep 18, 2014 from 1-4PM (Limited to 50)

Lunch is included! (Lunch @ 12:30PM)

Long Acting Injectable Antipsychotic Agends (LAIs): who, what, when & how to use

  • Discuss attitudes about LAI – risks & benefits, LAIs are not a punishment
  • Compare old and new agents
  • Review pharmacokinetics & pharmacodynamics of LAIs – how to use: start, stop & everything in between 

Key Speakers

"Highlighting Schizophrenia's Heterogeneity to Personalize Treatment" Dr. Gary Remington

"Comprehensive Medication Management" Dr. Carla Cobb

Skills Gained

  1. Engage the person in personalized pharmacotherapy
  2. Customize pharmacotherapy to the specific needs of the patient
  3. Identify the steps to developing an individual pharmacotherapy plan for patient with Mental Health & Substance Use Issues

Pre & Post Conference Options

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    Long Acting Injectable Antipsychotic Agends (LAIs): Who, What, When & How to Use
    Sep 18, 2014
    Executive Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada V3K 3V9

    Presenters: Dr. Bill MacEwan, Dr. Vivian Yih & Mr. Ron Davies RPN

    Overview:

    • Discuss attitudes about LAI – risks & benefits, LAIs are not a punishment
    • Compare old and new agents
    • Review pharmacokinetics & pharmacodynamics of LAIs – how to use: start, stop & everything in between 

    Format: Brief Presentation & Cases

    • Considerations - eg. Drug interactions
    • Switching
    • Monitoring & Documentation
    • Special Situations - eg. Substance use

    Delegates: $109 by Aug 25; $119 after Aug 25

    Residents: $59 by Aug 25; $49 after Aug 25

    $25 discount if you register for the Sep 19 conference

Cost

Early bird registration: Mon. Aug 25, 2014 | Add to calendar +

$10 discount for Online Registration Early Bird by Aug 25
After Aug 25 and Onsite
Delegates $259 $309
Residents/Students (Proof of Residence is required) $109 $119
Cancellations and Refunds

Accommodation

Executive Plaza Hotel
405 North Road
Coquitlam  British Columbia  V3K 3V9
Canada

Conference rates starting at $109.00 CDN per night available before Aug 18, 2014.  Please quote “Annual Pacific Psychopharmacology Conference 2014” or BOOKING ID #13544.  The rate does not include applicable taxes or parking.

TO MAKE A RESERVATION
E: reservations@executivehotels.net
T: 604.936.9399 or 1.888.433.3932

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