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PCA800 - Anxiety Disorders by the Numbers/DSM-5: Revision in our Diagnosis of Anxiety Disorders (Rx = 1.5 hr.)
08:00am - 09:45am Central - April 15, 2015 | Room: North/Center Ballroom
Track: Pre-Conference A
Credits Available: 1.50 Pharmacology  |  2.10 CA RN/CA BRN  |  1.75 RN/NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)  |  1.75 Case Manager  |  1.75 Other  |  1.75 Social Worker
Learning Objectives:
  • Define anxiety as opposed to anxiety disorders.
  • Identify tools for use in screening and assessment of anxiety disorders.
  • Examine the differential diagnosis of anxiety disorders. 

Wednesday
PCA1000 - Neuropharmacology and Treatment Options for Anxiety-Based Disorders (Rx = 1.75 hr.)
10:00am - 12:00pm Central - April 15, 2015 | Room: North/Center Ballroom
Track: Pre-Conference A
Credits Available: 1.75 Pharmacology  |  2.40 CA RN/CA BRN  |  2.00 RN/NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)  |  2.00 Case Manager  |  2.00 Other  |  2.00 Social Worker
Learning Objectives:
  • Identify neuroanatomy and neurotransmitters involved with anxiety symptoms.
  • Discuss FDA approved and Off-Label medications for the treatment of anxiety based disorders.
  • Discuss strategies to "match" patient symptoms with psychopharmacological treatments.

Wednesday
PCA100 - Generalized Anxiety in Aging (Rx = .5 hr.)
01:00pm - 01:30pm Central - April 15, 2015 | Room: North/Center Ballroom
Track: Pre-Conference A
Credits Available: 0.50 Pharmacology  |  0.60 CA RN/CA BRN  |  0.50 RN/NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)  |  0.50 Case Manager  |  0.50 Other  |  0.50 Social Worker
Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss examples of the various anxiety based disorders.
  • Discuss psychopharmacologic and therapeutic treatment interventions. 
  • Identify neuropathology and neurochemical influences. 

Wednesday
PCA130 - Nothing Social about Social Anxiety (Rx = .5 hr.)
01:30pm - 02:00pm Central - April 15, 2015 | Room: North/Center Ballroom
Track: Pre-Conference A
Credits Available: 0.50 Pharmacology  |  0.60 CA RN/CA BRN  |  0.50 RN/NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)  |  0.50 Case Manager  |  0.50 Other  |  0.50 Social Worker
Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss various anxiety based disorders.
  • Identify neuropathology and neurochemical influences.
  • Discuss psychopharmacological and therapeutic treatment interventions.

Wednesday
PCA200 - Disabling Anxiety and an Underlying Medical Condition (Rx = .5 hr.)
02:00pm - 02:30pm Central - April 15, 2015 | Room: North/Center Ballroom
Track: Pre-Conference A
Credits Available: 0.50 Pharmacology  |  0.60 CA RN/CA BRN  |  0.50 RN/NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)  |  0.50 Case Manager  |  0.50 Other  |  0.50 Social Worker
Learning Objectives:
  • Identify neuropathology and neurochemical influences.
  • Discuss various anxiety based disorders.
  • Discuss psychopharmacological and therapeutic treatment interventions. 

Wednesday
PCA245 - Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum (Rx = .5 hr.)
02:45pm - 03:15pm Central - April 15, 2015 | Room: North/Center Ballroom
Track: Pre-Conference A
Credits Available: 0.50 Pharmacology  |  0.60 CA RN/CA BRN  |  0.50 RN/NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)  |  0.50 Case Manager  |  0.50 Other  |  0.50 Social Worker
Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss various anxiety based disorders.
  • Identify neuropathology and neurochemical influences.
  • Discuss psychopharmacological and therapeutic treatment interventions.

Wednesday
PCA315 - Anxiety as the Most Distressing Symptom of Perimenopause (Rx = .5 hr.)
03:15pm - 03:45pm Central - April 15, 2015 | Room: North/Center Ballroom
Track: Pre-Conference A
Credits Available: 0.50 Pharmacology  |  0.60 CA RN/CA BRN  |  0.50 RN/NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)  |  0.50 Case Manager  |  0.50 Other  |  0.50 Social Worker
Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss psychopharmacologic and therapeutic treatment interventions.
  • Discus various anxiety based disorders.
Identify neuropathology and neurochemical influences.

Wednesday
PCA345 - Incapacitating Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia (Rx = .5 hr.)
03:45pm - 04:30pm Central - April 15, 2015 | Room: North/Center Ballroom
Track: Pre-Conference A
Credits Available: 0.50 Pharmacology  |  0.90 CA RN/CA BRN  |  0.75 RN/NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)  |  0.75 Case Manager  |  0.75 Other  |  0.75 Social Worker
Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss various anxiety based disorders.
  • Identify neuropathology and neurochemical influences.
  • Discuss psychopharmacological and therapeutic treatment interventions.

Thursday
THU800 - Tragedy in Our Streets: Will Involuntary Outpatient Commitment End the Deaths?
08:00am - 08:45am Central - April 16, 2015 | Room: North/Center Ballroom
Track: General Session
Credits Available: 0.00 Pharmacology  |  0.90 CA RN/CA BRN  |  0.75 RN/NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)  |  0.75 Case Manager  |  0.75 Other  |  0.75 Social Worker
Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the challenges for continued treatment of individuals who have schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in the outpatient setting.
  • Explore increased numbers of individuals with psychiatric illness killed by police.
  • Analyze the pros and cons of outpatient commitment for treatment of individuals who have serious and persistent mental illness.

Thursday
THU845 - Peplau and the Brain: Critical Elements in Forming Relationships with Clients
08:45am - 09:30am Central - April 16, 2015 | Room: North/Center Ballroom
Track: General Session
Credits Available: 0.00 Pharmacology  |  0.90 CA RN/CA BRN  |  0.75 RN/NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)  |  0.75 Case Manager  |  0.75 Other  |  0.75 Social Worker
Learning Objectives:
  • Identify the mental processes involved in relationship building. particularly in the engagement phase. 
  • Describe the how concepts from neurobiology clarify processes such as mirroring, attunement and Mentalization.
  • Explain why a patient's stories often reveal the significance and emotional impact events have for the person.