Clinical Certificate

Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology

Date: Thursday 16th November 2017 – Friday 17th November 2017
Venue: The County Hotel, Neville St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5DF
Accommodation: The County Hotel, Neville St, Newcastle upon Tyne , NE1 5DF
(accommodation is chargeable separately when you complete the online booking form)
Organised by: Professor Chris Hollis and Dr Aditya Sharma
Booking Status: FULLY BOOKED. The waiting list is closed. To be sent details of future modules please complete the Registration of Interest form

Programme

Thursday 16 November
10:00–10:30 Registration and Refreshments
10:30–10:40 Introduction
Dr Aditya Sharma (Newcastle)
10:40–11:25 Behavioural pharmacology in the developing brain
Professor Charles Marsden (Nottingham)
11:25–12:10 Atypical antipsychotics in psychoses and other developmental disorders
Dr Carmen Moreno (Madrid)
12:10–12:25 Q&A session
12:25–13:30 Lunch
13:30–14:15 Bipolar Disorder / Mood Stabilizers
Dr Aditya Sharma (Newcastle)
14:15–14:30 Q&A session
14:30–15:15 Update on pharmacotherapy for ADHD
Dr Samuele Cortese (Southampton)
15:15–15:30 Q&A session
15:30–16:00 Refreshments
16:00–17:00 Psychopharmacology Masterclasses
Group 1: ADHD
Professor Frank Besag (Bedford)
Group 2: Bipolar Disorder / Mood Stabilizers
Dr Aditya Sharma (Newcastle)
17:00–17:10 Comfort break and presenters change rooms
17:10–18:10 Psychopharmacology Masterclasses
Group 1: Bipolar Disorder / Mood Stabilizers
Dr Aditya Sharma (Newcastle)
Group 2: ADHD
Professor Frank Besag (Bedford)
18:10 End of Thursday Sessions
Friday 17 November
08:30–08:45 Arrival and Refreshments
08:45–09:30 Drug management of epilepsy and psychiatric complications in children: Exploding the myths
Professor Frank Besag (Bedford)
09:30–09:45 Q&A session
09:45–10:15 Anxiety Disorders
Dr Paul Wilkinson (Cambridge)
10:15–10:20 Q&A session
10:20–10:45 Refreshments
10:45–11:30 Depression
Dr Paul Wilkinson (Cambridge)
11:30–11:45 Q&A session
11:45–12:30 Autistic Spectrum Disorder - Comorbidity and Pharmacotherapy
Dr Paramala Santosh (London)
12:30–13:30 Lunch
13:30–14:30 GROUP WORK (delegates choose two out of three groups)
Group A: ASD
Dr Paramala Santosh (London)
Group B: Tourette's
Mr Joe Kilgariff (Nottingham)
Group C: Anxiety and Depression
Dr Paul Wilkinson (Cambridge)
14:30–14:50 Refreshments and delegates change rooms
14:50–15:50 GROUP WORK
Group A: ASD
Dr Paramala Santosh (London)
Group B: Tourette's
Mr Joe Kilgariff (Nottingham)
Group C: Anxiety and Depression
Dr Paul Wilkinson (Cambridge)
15:50 End of meeting

Last edited 11th October 2017

Learning Objectives

Learning objectives

  • To be aware of the issues of drug treatments and the developing brain
  • To be updated on recent advances in the drug treatment of psychoses in children and adolescents
  • To be aware of the advances in understanding the neurobiology of depression in young people and the role of SSRIs and other new antidepressants
  • To be updated on the use of drugs in the treatment of Tourette’s syndrome and OCD in children and adolescents
  • To have the opportunity to raise questions with a panel of experts
  • To have the opportunity to join practical workshops on prescribing
  • To learn how to critically appraise the evidence for drug treatments in children and adolescents

This module is eligible for 10 CPD hours which are subject to peer group review.

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