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25th Annual Conference

Friday, April 19, 2019

Morgan T. Sammons, Ph.D., ABPP

Psychopharmacological Update for Clinicians: What's New in 2019

Conference Location:

Utah State University
Eccles Conference Center
650 N 875 E
Logan, UT 84321

Parking Fee: $6.50 day pass per vehicle
Big Blue Terrace 850 E 700 N

Directions From Utah:

Going north on I-15 Take Brigham City exit, Exit 362 Continue through two traffic lights, Up the hill going east on Hwy 89/91 Go approximately 25 miles through the canyon Hwy 89/91 becomes Main Street in Logan Proceed on Main St. to 500 North Turn east (right) on 500 N, go through roundabouts to 700 East Turn north (left) follow the road, Aggie Terrace is on your right, if you continue, the road curves east continue through traffic signal for ½ block, Big Blue Terrace on right. Take a ticket as you enter (If prepaid parking, permit is at registration desk)

Directions From Idaho:

About thirty minutes after leaving Preston You will enter Logan on Hwy 89/91 You will be on Main Street Proceed on Main St. to 1400 North Turn east (left) go to 800 East Turn south (right) continue to 700 N (2nd light) At traffic signal turn east (left) for ½ block Parking Terrace is on right, take a ticket as you enter (If prepaid parking, permit is at registration desk)


Time Event
8:00 a.m. Registration
8:20 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
8:30 a.m. Overview: Evidence and precepts underlying current pharmacological practice.
9:30 a.m. Antidepressants: Properties, common uses, combined interventions.
10:30 a.m. A refreshing break
10:45 a.m. Antidepressants (finis) and antipsychotics: Commonly used agents, risks and benefits, combined treatments.
12:00 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

1:30 p.m. Antipsychotics (finis) and psychostimulants: Epidemiology, review of drug classes, prescribing patterns and limits.
2:45 p.m. A necessary break
3:00 p.m. Anxiolytics, mood stabilizers and miscellany: Commonly used anticonvulsants and lithium, some discussion of sedative hypnotics and other classes.
4:30 p.m. Turn in evaluation and Pick up certificate