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Engaged Practice: Methods For Managing The Complexity Of Bipolar Disorder & Related Conditions

Webinar | April 18, 2017 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
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Description

Virtual Forum: Engaged Practice: Methods For Managing The Complexity Of Bipolar Disorder & Related Conditions

Location: Online Via PsychU.org

Description: It can be challenging for psychiatrists to provide confident diagnoses and treatment of patients with bipolar disorder and related conditions, especially given the complexity of the illness and the time constraints that physicians often face. During this virtual forum Gary Sachs, MD and Paul Keck, MD will discuss the challenges associated with managing the complexity of bipolar disorder and related conditions, review the concept of engaged practice and methods for optimizing work flow, and demonstrate the efficacy of utilizing a disease management model for diagnosis and treatment. The virtual forum will conclude with time for questions from the audience.
Speakers are paid consultants for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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Event Speakers

Gary Sachs, MD
Featured Speaker

Gary S. Sachs, MD was the founder and director of the Bipolar Clinic and Research Program and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School until 2010. He has also served on the editorial boards of Timely Topics in Medicine, Psychiatry 2009, Current Psychiatry, and Clinical Approaches in Bipolar Disorder among other publications. His major research interests include bipolar disorder, recurrent mood disorders, psychopharmacology, chronobiology, treatment effectiveness, and clinical trial methodology.

Dr. Sachs received his MD from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1982.

Paul Keck, MD
Featured Speaker

Paul E. Keck, Jr., MD is the President & Chief Executive Officer of the Lindner Center of HOPE and the Craig and Frances Lindner Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience and Executive Vice Chairmen of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He has also served on the editorial boards of UpToDate, Psychiatry, the International Journal of Clinical Health Psychology, the Journal of Bipolar Disorders: Reviews & Commentaries, and Current Psychiatry, among other publications. His major research interests include novel psychopharmacological agents in the treatment of mood, anxiety, and psychotic disorders; phenomenology, epidemiology, biological abnormalities and treatment of bipolar disorder; and neuroleptic malignant syndrome and related side effects of antipsychotic agents.

Dr. Keck received his MD from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1983.

William Kasper, PharmD
Moderator

William (Bill) Kasper, PharmD, serves as a Senior Medical Science Liaison for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. His clinical areas of expertise include: treatment of acute and ambulatory psychiatric patients, with a particular interest in the treatment of elderly dementia patients; and treatment of developmentally disabled populations. He has a personal interest in pharmacokinetic and receptor pharmacology principles.

Bill attended The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

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