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Florida Psychiatric Society Spring 2020 CME Meeting
Friday, March 27, 2020 to Sunday, March 29, 2020
Category: Events

Join our neighboring association for their Spring CME Meeting. More information can be found here:

Overview of Agenda:

Insanity by Malpractice - A Moot Court Exploring Issues of Mental Health in the Justice System. Join expert witnesses and attorneys to explore malpractice prior to a crime, and not guilty by reason of insanity in this mock trial. (2.0 CME)

President’s Symposium: Violence Risk Assessment for the Clinical Office (1.5 CME)
Presenter: Ryan Hall, MD, DFAPA, Forensic Psychiatrist and Expert Witness

Panel on School Violence: Responding to Aggressive Behavior in Schools – a Recipe for Safety (1.5 CME) Panel led by Jamie Runyons-Hiers, Licensed School Psychologist in Columbia County, Kishan Nallapula, MD, UF Health Child Psychiatry, Inpatient Child Psychiatrist (additional school administrators will join the panel)

Paraphilic Disorders: What Psychiatrists Need to Know (1.5 CME) Presenter: Renee Sorrentino, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital

Psyched Out: A team quiz game for RFMs! Residency programs will go toe-to-toe on topics of this meeting, psychiatric practice, and trivia. Psyched Out is a "double CME" – a Collaborative Mental Exercise, and 1.5 hour credit for Continuing Medical Education. (1.5 CME)

Human Trafficking:  What You Need to Know and More for the Florida CME Requirement  (1.5 CME) Presenter: Manal Durgin, MD, DFAPA, Medical Director, Devereux- FL Diplomate- American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Liability for Violent Patients: Facts vs. Fiction (1.5 CME) Presenter: Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD, Vice President, Risk Management Professional Risk Management Services, Inc. (PRMS)

The event will also feature:

  • The John Adams Award – a poster content for FPS Resident-Fellow Members. There is a cash prize! Abstract submissions open now through Feb 3rd. 
  • Casino Night – gambling has a good cause at the FPS Casino. Proceeds support the Tom and Donna Buchanan Grant for RFMs.
  • Member Recognition Awards.
  • An EXPO hall with raffle prizes.
  • Complimentary Lunch & Learns on Saturday (limited seating).
  • Life After Residency - an opportunity for RFMs and ECPs to ask questions about starting life in the field of Psychiatry in a casual group setting.