Renowned Experts in the Neurosciences to Discuss Cutting-Edge Discoveries in Psychiatric and Neurologic Disorders at CME Outfitters’ 5th Annual Chair Summit

Conference takes place October 11-13 in Orlando, FL; provides unique learning environment for practicing health care professionals

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Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 12, 2012

CME Outfitters, LLC, an award-winning accredited provider of multidisciplinary continuing education (CE), today announces an open invitation to register for its 5th Annual Chair Summit, a multi-day conference that educates neurologists, mental health clinicians, and family practitioners on advances in evidence-based treatments for a variety of neurological and behavioral conditions. The conference takes place at the Gaylord Palms Hotel on October 11-13, and offers continuing education credit for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and more.

“This conference is unique in that it offers an interactive, peer-to-peer, problem-solving format” says Jan Perez, managing partner of CME Outfitters, LLC. “Attendees have the opportunity to address topics that are critical and relevant to their practice with chairs of the nation’s leading departments of psychiatry and neurology.”

The conference, in co-sponsorship with the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, includes sessions on topics of recent media notoriety and critical educational need among health care professionals in psychiatry, neurology, and primary care:

  •     PTSD Challenges: Reintegration, Treatment, and Substance Abuse
  •     Multiple Sclerosis: What is On the Horizon?
  •     Chronic Pain: Managing the Pain Without Increasing Risk of Addiction
  •     Family Centered Treatment of First Episode Schizophrenia
  •     When Standard Treatments Aren't Enough in Mood Disorders: ECT, DBS, rTMS
  •     Alzheimer's Disease: Focus on Diagnosis and New Treatment

Clinician-researchers on the forefront of evidence-based treatment advances in the neurosciences are the foundation of the Chair Summit faculty. The entire faculty consists of department chairs from leading academic institutions, and several prominent faculty include:

Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD
Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman
Director, Center on Aging
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
University of Miami
Miami, FL

Jeffrey A. Lieberman, MD
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry
College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
Director, New York State Psychiatric Institute
Director, Lieber Center for Schizophrenia Research
Psychiatrist-in-Chief at New York Presbyterian Hospital & Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

Sarah H. Lisanby, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Duke University
Durham, NC

Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, MD
Chief of Psychiatry
Massachusetts General Hospital
Stanley Cobb Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

For the full faculty list, agenda, and other information, visit http://www.neuroscienceCME.com/chair2012

For health care professionals, the fee is $399, although prior attendees can register for $349.
Online: Visit http://www.neuroscienceCME.com/chair2012 and click the Register for Symposium icon
Phone: Call 877.CME.PROS (877.263.7767)
Fax: Visit http://www.neuroscienceCME.com/chair2012, print and complete the activity details form, and fax to 614.929.3600

**Note for media – there is no fee for media to register for or attend the program. To register as media (credentials required), contact: Rachel Ellis, 614.328.4506, rellis@cmeoutfitters.com

Target Audience:
Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, certified case managers, social workers, and other non-physician health care professionals with an interest in psychiatry, neurology, and the neurosciences.

Financial Support:
This continuing education activity is supported by educational grants from various organizations. Disclosures of financial supporters will be added to http://www.neuroscienceCME.com/chair2012 as they become available.

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  •     Integrate best practices into clinical practice, including the latest evidence- and outcomes-based research and clinical data on psychiatric and neurologic disorders, and translate this scientific evidence into daily clinical practice to improve patient health outcomes.
  •     Actively engage in unfiltered discussions with experts and colleagues regarding the clinical challenges in clinical practice, and apply new insights and key clinical practice points to the goal of improving patient care.
  •     Name three new evidence-based practices that you intend to integrate into a personal action plan that will improve your clinical performance.
The following learning objectives pertain only to those requesting CNE credit:
  •     Review the latest best practice and outcomes-based data on psychiatric and neurological disorders.
  •     Participate in active discussions with experts and colleagues about the challenges in clinical practice.
  •     Devise a personal action plan to improve clinical performance and improve patient outcomes.

Accreditation:

CME Credit (Physicians): The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Note to Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

CNE Credit (Nurses): Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15510, for 21.5 contact hours

CPE Credit (Pharmacists): CME Outfitters, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 21.5 contact hours (2.15 CEUs) Universal Activity Number: 0376-0000-12-009-L01-P
Type: knowledge-based

NASW Credit (Social Workers): This program was approved by the National Association of Social Workers (provider #886407722) for 21.5 continuing education contact hours.

CCMC Credit (Certified Case Managers): This program has been approved for 21.5 hours by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC).
Disclosure and conflict of interest resolution
All conflicts of interest of any individual(s) in a position to control the content of this CME activity will be identified and resolved prior to this educational activity being provided. Disclosure about provider and faculty relationships, or the lack thereof, will be provided to the learners.

About CME Outfitters, LLC:
CME Outfitters develops and distributes live, recorded, print, and web-based educational activities to thousands of clinicians each year and offers expert accreditation services for non-accredited organizations. For a complete list of certified activities and more information, visit http://www.cmeoutfitters.com or call 877.CME.PROS (877.263.7767).

About neuroscienceCME:
neuroscienceCME.com is an award-winning web portal serving clinicians, educators, and researchers in the neurosciences. Launched in October 2006, neuroscienceCME.com fills an identified gap in online resources for professionals around the world who practice in areas related to psychiatry, sleep disorders, addiction and substance abuse, ADHD, and other areas related to brain function. The site's primary mission is to be a central forum for accessing, debating, synthesizing, and implementing the latest findings and best practices in the neurosciences. Visit http://www.neuroscienceCME.com to learn more.

About The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine:
The Division of CME at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine exists to accomplish our mission to provide state-of-the-art, translational and evidence-based information to enhance the quality of education, research, and clinical practice, to foster professional growth, to stimulate intellectual (academic) curiosity, and to promote excellence in the delivery of health care in South Florida and internationally.


Contact

  • Rachel Ellis
    CME Outfitters, LLC
    614-328-4506
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