Missouri Psychiatric Physicians Association
Hybrid Fall Conference

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Holiday Inn Executive Center
2200 I-70 Drive SW
Columbia, Missouri

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Center for Behavioral Medicine and Missouri Psychiatric Physicians Association. The Center for Behavioral Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Deadline for registrations is September 17, 2022


Friday, September 23, 2022

6:00 – 8:00 pm Executive Council Dinner Meeting

Saturday, September 24, 2022

7:00 – 8:00 am Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibitor Set-Up
8:00 – 9:00 am Evaluation of Malingered PTSD
Dr. Newman will briefly review the development of the PTSD diagnosis through the history of the DSM. He will provide baseline data about the expected relationship between traumatic experiences and the development of PTSD. Dr. Newman will discuss anticipated disability related to PTSD. He will end by presenting commonly malingered symptoms and specific strategies that can be used to assess for malingered PTSD.
1. Present the development of PTSD diagnosis over time.
2. Discuss the most frequently malingered PTSD symptoms.
3. Provide specific strategies that can be used to assess for malingered PTSD.
Speaker: William J. Newman, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Medical Director, Adult Psychiatric Inpatient Services, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, Saint Louis University
School of Medicine
9:00 – 10:00 am Trend in Suicide Rate in American 1999-2020: When Did the Shift Happen?
In this talk we go over the US suicide rate by age and race/ethnicity between 1999-2020. We identify the moments where major shifts occur and correlate with socio-historical events.
1. Describe the US suicide rate evolution since 1999.
2. Recognize the difference in rate by gender, age, and race/ethnicity.
3. Identify the moments when the rate changed for specific ages and races.
Speaker: Erick Messias, MD, MPH, PhD, Samuel W. Fordyce Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
10:00 – 10:30 am Break with Exhibitors
10:30 – 11:30 am Autism Spectrum Disorder: Developing a Deeper Understanding

Let’s talk about the Spectrum and learn to think beyond the stereotypical conceptualization of autism to a deeper understanding of how symptoms present and evolve over time and across individuals. We will discuss the DSM-5 criteria, how it is applied and common co-occurring conditions to screen and manage.
1. Recall the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria as it relates to Autism Spectrum Disorder
2. Assess how symptoms of ASD present in early childhood and manifest across the lifespan.
3. List common medical and psychiatric co-occurring conditions in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Speaker: Kristin Thomas Sohl, MD, Professor, Clinical Child Health, Executive Director, ECHO Autism, Medical Director, Show Me ECHO/Missouri Telehealth Network, Medical Director, Office of Continuing Medical Education & Physician Lifelong Learning, University of Missouri Health Care-Department of Child Health
11:30 – 12:30 pm Lunch with Exhibitors
12:30 – 1:30 pm Six Pillars of Nutritional Psychiatry (virtual)
Dr. Uma will review and discuss the 6 Pillars on Nutritional Psychiatry and help the audience understand how they can utilize these principles in clinical practice. She will share the science and research behind each pillar and provide examples of foods as well. Understanding these is your first step in enhancing your diet and your metabolic health and achieving optimal wellbeing.
1. Learn the intersection of food and mental health and how nutrition affects our brain function.
2. Explain why when mental health is affected, the root problem is not solely in the brain.
3. Learn about the importance of the brain-gut connection and why it’s the basis of all our body communication systems and vital for our overall health.
Speaker: Uma Niadoo, MD
1:30 – 1:45 pm Break with Exhibitors
1:45 – 2:45 pm Refining the Scope of Practice
Dr. Wills will be addressing the gap in knowledge of how familiarity the scope of practice can facilitate challenging clinical negotiations.
1. Understanding the forensic implications of prescribing opioids (and other controlled medications) to patients.
2. Understand when and how to address concerns about opioids prescribed by other prescribers with patients and prescribers.
3. Become familiar with trends in litigation involving opioid (and other controlled medication) prescribing.
Speaker: Cheryl D. Wills, MD, DFAPA, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, Vice Chair of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief of Child Psychiatry, MetroHealth System, Cleveland, Ohio
2:45 – 3:45 pm The Role of Yoga and Meditation in Patient Care and Professional Self Care
1. Understand the theoretical and historical concepts of yoga and meditation as applied to usage in modern society.
2. Describe the physiological mechanisms which underlie evidence based benefits of yoga and meditation practice.
3. By the end of the experiential sessions, participants should be able to begin implementing one or two techniques into the strategies demonstrated into their daily routine.
Speakers: Angeline Stanislaus, MD; James L. Fleming, MD

Hotel Information

Holiday Inn Executive Center
2200 I-70 Drive SW
Columbia, MO 65203

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn Executive Center at a discounted rate of $124.00 for single or double occupancy. Call 573-445-8531 by August 24, 2022 and mention “Missouri Psychiatric Physicians Association” to receive the discount convention rate.

CME Information

Any physician attending the entire Missouri Psychiatric Physicians Association Hybrid Fall Conference September 24, 2022 will be awarded 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). For every 1 hour subject the attendee will receive 1 AMA PRA  credit.

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Paper Registration

Please fill out and submit to:
722 E. Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Fax: 573-635-7823