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PCA800 - Women's Mental Health: Hormones and Neurotransmitters Across the Reproductive Lifecycle (Rx = 1.75 hr.)
08:00am - 09:45am Mountain - May 4, 2016 | Room: Cohiba 5
Credits Available: 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:

  • Describe the new developments and differences in symptom assessment for women presenting with psychiatric symptoms
  • Discuss the neurobiological and hormonal contributors to women’s mental health conditions as well as other psychiatric conditions compounded by female hormonal change
  • Explore choices in psychopharmacologic, conventional and alternative medication interventions for women across the reproductive lifespan

Wednesday
PCA1000 - Interrelationship of Emotional Stress, Hormonal Cycles, and the Symptoms of Psychiatric Disorders: Diagnosis and Differentials (Rx = 1.75 hr.) - Q&D (Rx = .25 hr.) - Faculty Panel
10:00am - 12:00pm Mountain - May 4, 2016 | Room: Cohiba 5
Credits Available: 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:

  • Describe the emotional, psychological, and behavioral interrelationships with stress and neuro hormones
  • Analyze the impact of hormonal fluctuations on the diagnosis of psychiatric disorders
  • Utilize tools and key characteristics for effective differential diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders most impacted by normal fluctuations

Wednesday
PCA115 - Case Example: Precocious Puberty & Psychiatric Mimics (Rx = .5 hr.)
01:15pm - 01:45pm Mountain - May 4, 2016 | Room: Cohiba 5
Credits Available: 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:

  • Analyze diagnosis and treatment options in a variety of common case presentations relevant to women across their hormonal lifespan
  • Identify symptoms of precocious puberty & how they mimic psychiatric symptoms
  • Discuss treatment options for precocious puberty

Wednesday
PCA145 - Case Example: Psychiatric Disorders and Delayed Menses (Rx = .5 hr.)
01:45pm - 02:15pm Mountain - May 4, 2016 | Room: Cohiba 5
Credits Available: 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 the impact of eating disorders on hormones and development
  • Consider developmental factors that may impair both recovery from an eating disorder as well as a psychiatric disorder
  • Analyze options in treatment of the psychiatric disorder and interrelated hormonal changes

Wednesday
PCA215 - Case Example: PMS/PMDD (Rx = .5 hr.)
02:15pm - 02:45pm Mountain - May 4, 2016 | Room: Cohiba 5
Credits Available: 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:

  • Analyze diagnosis and treatment options in a variety of common case presentations relevant to women across their hormonal lifespan
  • Discuss the difference and effects of between PMS/PMDD
  • Discuss current treatment options for PMS/PMDD

Wednesday
PCA300 - Case Example: Post-Partum Psychosis (Rx = .5 hr.)
03:00pm - 03:30pm Mountain - May 4, 2016 | Room: Cohiba 5
Credits Available: 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:

  • Describe common presentations and risk factors for postpartum psychosis
  • Examine the neurobiological underpinnings of postpartum psychosis
  • Utilize case study to examine treatment options

Wednesday
PCA330 - Case Example: Pregnancy and Lactation (Rx = .5 hr.)
03:30pm - 04:00pm Mountain - May 4, 2016 | Room: Cohiba 5
Credits Available: 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:

  • Analyze diagnosis and treatment options in a variety of common case presentations relevant to women across their hormonal lifespan
  • Identify psychiatric symptoms during pregnancy and lactation
  • Discuss treatments for mental health conditions that occur during pregnancy & lactation

Wednesday
PCA400 - Case Example: Perimenopause/Menopause (Rx = .5 hr.) - Q&D (Rx = .5 hr.) - Faculty Panel
04:00pm - 05:00pm Mountain - May 4, 2016 | Room: Cohiba 5
Credits Available: 1.20 CA RN/CA BRN  |  1.00 RN/NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)  |  1.00 Case Manager  |  1.00 Other  |  1.00 Social Worker

Learning Objective:

  • Describe common psychiatric symptoms and presentations that may occur in perimenopause
  • Examine differential diagnosis for psychiatric disorders in perimenopause & menopause
  • Discuss treatment consideration for improved functioning and decreased distress in perimenopause

Thursday
THU800 - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses: Leadership Everyday
08:00am - 08:45am Mountain - May 5, 2016 | Room: Cohiba 5-7
Credits Available: 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 many paths each of us can choose for professional leadership as a psychiatric mental health nurse
  • Examine the characteristics of leadership
  • Develop a plan to identify, support and mentor ways in which each of us can lead



Thursday
THU845 - Suicide Risk Assessment and Management: What Do the Competency Guidelines Mean to Me?
08:45am - 09:30am Mountain - May 5, 2016 | Room: Cohiba 5-7
Credits Available: 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 nine essential competencies for assessment and management of a patient who is a risk for suicide
  • Identify four key components of a comprehensive assessment for suicidal risk
  • Create a Personal Safety Plan with a patient who is a risk for suicide