17th Annual Psychopharmacology Conference | CME Program Schedule

Schizophrenia & Psychosis Post-conference | 7 CME/CE

Psychopharmacology Update | Women's Psychiatric Health & Disorders Pre-conference

 Sunday, February 19
Full breakfast

Ira D. Glick, MD
Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Chief of the Schizophrenia Clinic, Stanford University School of Medicine

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History and Culture of Psychotic Disorders and a Review of Adjunct Interventions for "Treatment Resistance"
Les Citrome, MD, MPH
Professor of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine

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Genetics and Neurobiology of Psychotic Disorders
Donald C. Goff, MD
Director, Schizophrenia Program, Massachusetts General Hospital; Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

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Networking break


Evidence Based Psychosocial Treatment for Persons with Schizophrenia
Lisa Dixon, MD, MPH
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine

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Medications: Integrated, Acute Treatment Strategies and New Antipsychotics
Stephen R. Marder, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Semel Institute of University of California Los Angeles

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Lunch with faculty and topical discussion tables

Medications: Integrated, Long-term Treatment Strategies
Ira D. Glick, MD
Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Chief of the Schizophrenia Clinic, Stanford University School of Medicine

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Side Effects (Including Metabolic Associations) and Short and Long-term Treatment Adherence
Peter Weiden, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Psychotic Disorders Program, Center for Cognitive Medicine at University of Illinois Medical Center


Networking break

Case Presentation: Schizophrenia
Ira D. Glick, MD & Steven R. Marder, MD


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the University of Nevada School of Medicine and Nevada Psychiatric Association.  The University of Nevada School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians.


Physicians: The University of Nevada School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 39 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing: The University of Nevada School of Medicine is a provider of continuing education credit activities for nurses. This program is approved for 39.00 hours of nursing continuing education credit. Nurses residing outside the state of Nevada who participate in a University of Nevada School of Medicine sponsored activity should check with his/her licensure board to determine acceptability of Nevada nursing credits.

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) recognizes and accepts Accreditation Council for Continuing Education (ACCME) credits to satisfy professional development continuing education hour requirements for nursing. Learn more about ANCC Certification Renewal Requirements

Breakdown of CME/CE Credits by Day:

  • Women's Psychiatric Health & Disorders Pre-conference: 8
  • Psychopharmacology Update: 24
  • Schizophrenia & Psychosis Post-conference: 7


It is the policy of NPA and UNSOM to comply with the ACCME standards for commercial support of CME. Planning Committee members and related staff disclosures must be on file annually with disclosures made available on program materials. Faculty participating in jointly sponsored programs by UNSOM are required to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentation. Faculty also are responsible for disclosing any discussion of off-label or investigational use of a product.

In accordance with the ACCME requirements on disclosure, information about relationships of presenters with commercial interests, if any, will be included in materials distributed at the time of the conference.

General Course Information

The NPA 17th Annual Psychopharmacology Conference is a nonsmoking event. Infants and children are not allowed in the meeting room or exhibit hall. Cell phones, pagers, and PDAs must be turned off during educational sessions. Please be courteous to your fellow attendees. Dress is business casual. Nevada Psychiatric Association reserves the right to substitute faculty or to cancel or reschedule sessions due to unforeseen circumstances.

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