Clinical Certificate

Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology

Date: Thursday 21st March 2019 – Friday 22nd March 2019
Venue: Park Plaza Hotel, Maid Marian Way, Nottingham, NG1 6GD
Accommodation: Park Plaza Hotel, Maid Marian Way, Nottingham , NG1 6GD
(accommodation is bookable separately when you complete the online booking form)
Organised by: and Chaired 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 21 March
10:00–10:30 Registration and Refreshments
10:30–10:40 Introduction
Professor Chris Hollis (Nottingham)
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
Professor Chris Hollis
12:10–12:25 Q&A session
12:25–13:30 Lunch in the Plaza Suite
13:30–14:15 Drug management of epilepsy and psychiatric complications in children: Exploding the myths
Professor Frank Besag (Bedford)
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
Please remove all bags, coats and folders from desks
16:00–17:00 Groups
Group 1: ADHD
Dr Samuele Cortese
Group 2: Bipolar Disorder / Mood Stabilizers
Dr Aditya Sharma (Newcastle)
17:00–17:10 Comfort break and presenters change rooms
17:10–18:10 Groups
Group 1: Bipolar Disorder / Mood Stabilizers
Dr Aditya Sharma
Group 2: ADHD
Dr Samuele Cortese
18:10 End of Thursday Sessions
Friday 22 March
08:30–08:45 Arrival and refreshments
08:45–09:15 Tourette's Syndrome
Dr Isobel Heyman (London)
09:15–09:25 Q&A session
09:25–09:55 Paediatric Psychopharmacology for OCD
Dr Bruce Clark (London)
09:55–10:00 Q&A session
10:00–10:45 Anxiety and Mood Disorders
Dr Paul Wilkinson (Cambridge)
10:45–11:00 Q&A session
11:00–11:30 Refreshments
11:30–12:15 Autistic Spectrum Disorder - Comorbidity and Pharmacotherapy
Dr Paramala Santosh (London)
12:15–12:30 Q&A session
12:30–13:15 Lunch in the Plaza Suite
Please remove all bags, coats and folders from desks
13:15–14:15 Group Work (delegates choose two out of three groups)
Group A: Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Dr Paramala Santosh
Group B: Tourette's
Professor Chris Hollis (Nottingham) and Mr Joe Kilgariff (Nottingham)
Group C: Anxiety and Depression
Dr Paul Wilkinson
14:15–14:45 Refreshments and delegates change rooms
14:45–15:45 Group Work Session 2
Group A: Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Dr Paramala Santosh
Group B: Tourette's
Professor Chris Hollis and Mr Joe Kilgariff
Group C: Anxiety and Depression
Dr Paul Wilkinson
15:45 End of Meeting

Last edited 13th December 2018

Learning Objectives

At the end of the module, delegates would be expected:

  • 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 treament 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.

Feedback from March 2018 module

"Excellent and very relevant to me"

"Excellent opportunity to get up to date information and to exchange experiences with other colleagues"

"Fantastic course, well arranged, excellent venue with super facilities. Excellent speakers as well, thank you"

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