Pre-conference Session 1

Critical Topics in Behavioral and Emergency Care:
What Every Physician and Psychiatrist Should Know 

The Coalition on Psychiatric Emergencies is presenting a full day course for personnel in emergency medicine and emergency psychiatry. 
The morning session will consist of topics relevant and essential to both emergency medicine and psychiatry.  Presentations will include topics such as: working with first responders, how to improve collaboration between specialties, challenges in rural care, and more.  

The afternoon session will offer a split track – one for emergency medicine and the other for psychiatry.  These later sessions will provide you with essential knowledge and skills you need to better manage behavioral or medical emergencies. 

Boxed lunch provided. Check in will open at 8:00 am. 

Time Topic
9:00 – 9:15 am Welcome/Opening
9:15 – 10:00 am Collaboration between the Emergency Physician and the Emergency Psychiatrist – A Case-based Discussion Between Specialties
10:00– 10:30 am Working with First Responders and Families
10:30 – 11:00 am Treatment of Agitation – A Case Study on Approach and Management
11:00 – 11:15 am BREAK
11:15 – 11:45 am Difficult Conversations… with Providers and Patients
11:45 – 12:15 pm Challenges in Rural Behavioral and Rural Acute Care:  How ED Docs and Psychiatrists Cope
12:15 – 1:00 pm LUNCH BREAK – After lunch you will divide into 2 groups based on your specialty/care setting 
  Critical Topics in Behavioral Emergencies for Emergency Physicians Room: Sunset Room Critical Topics in Emergency Care for Psychiatrists Room: Citrus Room
1:00 – 1:30 pm Cognitive Assessments/Assessing Competency for Evaluation and Treatment  Substance Intoxication and Overdose
1:30 – 2:00 pm Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders: First-episode Psychosis Special Populations: I/DD Patients
2:00 – 2:30 pm Suicide Assessment Medication-Related Disorders
2:30 – 2:45 pm BREAK 
2:45 – 3:15 pm Approach to the patient   Medical triage and Medical Evaluation
3:15 – 3:45 pm Special Populations Common Emergency and Traumatic Conditions
3:45 – 4:15pm Deadly Disorders
4:15 – 4:30 pm Wrap Up/Post Test Wrap Up/Post Test

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