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Capital Health is hosting the 10th Annual Psychiatric Conference at Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell. Individuals often present with complex issues that are not readily evident. This conference will educate healthcare providers in strategies to identify these complex issues and help them to provide informed care.
Email Cristina DeSalvo, firstname.lastname@example.org for information about continuing education credits for social workers. All questions regarding registration and payments can be sent to the above email as well. Grievances will be directed to Megan Anderson and will be brought before the conference committee for review. Capital Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by NJSNA, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider Number P122-5/13-16
10th Annual Psychiatric Conference
"Unseen Issues & How They Affect Care"
Peg Reiter, PhD, NEA-BC
Capital Health Chief Nursing Officer
8:30-9:30 Stephanie Marcello Duva, PhD
"Don't Get Left Behind: Trauma Informed Care as the Expectation"
Participants will be able to recognize the prevalence and longitudinal course of PTSD in Adults.
Participants will be able to describe at least 3 domains in creating a trauma-informed care system.
Participants will be able to recognize 2 trauma assessment considerations and treatment options for adults.
9:30-10:30 Gary A. Brown, D.O., FAPA
"Identification of the Suicidal Patient"
Participants will be able to identify demographic factors related to suicide.
Participants with be able to comprehend the importance of time-related suicide risk factors and the few treatments shown to reduce suicide risk.
Participants will be able to recognize protective and preventive factors.
10:45-11:45 Allyce M. Baron
"Treating the Combat Veteran"
Participants will be able to identify criteria in the diagnosis of PTSD in combat veterans.
Participants will be able to state various evidence based treatment theories and approaches.
Participants will be able to identify brief grounding and relaxation techniques to reduce symptoms in combat veterans.
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. LUNCH (provided)
12:30-1:30 Dwight Faught, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC, CMSRN
"Cultural Competence: Working with the Transgender Client"
Participants will be able to identify the inadequacies of current theories of cultural competency when addressing the health care needs of a complex transgender culture.
Participants will be able to identify that barriers exist in accessing health care by the transgender population.
Participants will be able to identify the importance of putting "individual" back in the provision of health care.
1:30-2:30 Bill Lorman, JD, PhD, MSN, PMHNP
"Street Drugs: How They Work & How to Manage Overdose"
Participants will be able to list commonly used “street drugs”.
Participants will be able to recognize patients on these drugs based on common presenting symptoms.
Participants will be able to define management, clinical assessment, and decision-making in overdose situations.
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