Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Advances in Research and Treatment
Friday, March 31, 2017
8:45 AM - 4:30 PM (Check-in begins at 8:15 AM)
Registration ends March 24, 2017. No on-site registrations There is a cancellation fee of $15 for all refunds prior to March 24, 2017. No refunds after March 24, 2017. Sorry - no student discounts. (Students - we encourage you to contact your own depts/settings for financial support)
This year's focus for The Richmond Hospital Department of Psychiatry's annual educational workshop will be Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, with a particular focus on advances in research and treatment.
Our distinguished speaker will be Rachel Yehuda, PhD, Director of Mental Health PCC James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, New York.
Course Presenter: Dr Rachel Yehuda, PhD
8:15 AM Registration Opens
8:45 Welcome and Introductions
9:00 to 10:30 Diagnosis and Prevalence of PTSD
10:30 to 10:45 Break
10:45 to 12:00 PTSD: Pathophysiology - What biological systems are disordered?
12:00 to 1:00 Lunch
1:00 to 2:30 PTSD: Treatment
2:30 to 2:45 Break
2:45 to 4:00 Breakthrough Findings and Implications for Novel Treatment
4:00 PM Reception
Course goals and Learning objectives:
The overall goal of the course is to familiarize learners with the advances in the understanding, research and treatment of PTSD.
Specific learning objectives are as follows:
- Appreciate the diagnostic criteria and prevalence of PTSD
- Understand the underlying pathophysiology of PTSD
- Conceptualize a model for the biopsychosocial treatment of PTSD
- Appreciate the latest research findings and the treatment implications for PTSD.
As an organization accredited to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development designates this educational program as meeting the accreditation criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 5.75 Mainpro-M1 credits. This program is an Accredited Group Learning Activity eligible for up to 5.75 Section 1 credits as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. This program has been reviewed and approved by UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development. Each physician should claim only those credits he/she actually spent in the activity.