TSPP Spring Committee Meetings and Scientific Program

April 19-21, 2024 - Westin at the Domain Hotel
Austin, Texas

"Cutting Edge Issues in Psychiatry"

MEETING LOCATION: The 2024 TSPP Spring Committee Meetings and Scientific Program is returning to the Westin at the Domain Austin, 11410 Century Oaks Terrace, Austin, TX 78758. Located in a trendy and fun Texas neighborhood, the Westin is the epitome of Austin culture. The hotel has an onsite restaurant – Urban, 24-hour Fitness Studio, and outdoor pool. The surrounding Domain area boasts upscale shopping, delicious restaurants and unforgettable nightlife. 
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SATURDAY – POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Medical Students, Residents and Fellows in Training who are members of TSPP, TSCAP, and TAP will present/display posters at the TSPP Spring Conference on Saturday, April 20th throughout the day and during refreshment breaks.
Submission Deadline: March 1st
Click here for more information and to submit an abstract

SATURDAY  DINNER RECEPTION
Unwind alongside colleagues and friends at the conclusion of Saturday’s committee meetings and CME program at a dinner reception from 7:15-8:30pm in the Exhibit Hall. 

SATURDAY – EXHIBITS 
Exhibits will be open throughout the day Saturday to provide you with information designed to enhance your practice and improve the optimal delivery of medical care to your patients. In addition there will be ‘job fair’ exhibitors who have employment opportunities for Psychiatrists in the State of Texas. Know someone interested in Sponsoring? View our Sponsor/Exhibitor Prospectus here.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS:
TSPP has negotiated a small block of rooms with a discounted room rate of $239 for reservations placed BEFORE April 5th. To take advantage of this rate, visit:
https://book.passkey.com/TSPPConference

Booking a room within the TSPP room block is an important way to support TSPP and helps to keep the overall meeting registration fee and costs as low as possible. Booking outside of the TSPP block, or at another hotel could expose TSPP to monetary charges for attrition. Plus, staying in the hotel keeps you connected with all the activities and networking opportunities during the event. Please help us help you by booking your room at the hotel hosting the meeting and within the TSPP room block.

Daily Schedule

Friday, April 19
4:00 pm – 8:30 pm Registration
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Texas Academy of Psychiatry Board of Trustees Meeting
6:00 pm– 7:30 pm Chapter Leadership Forum Meeting
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm TSCAP Executive Committee
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Federation Delegate Assembly Meeting
8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Resident Fellow Mixer

Saturday, April 20 
7:00 am – 7:00 pm Registration
7:00 am – 8:15 am Foundation Board of Directors Breakfast Meeting
7:00 am – 8:00 am Exhibit Hall & Poster Presentation Set Up
7:30 am – 9:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 7:00 pm Exhibits & Posters

8:30 am – 10:00 am COUNCIL ON LEADERSHIP MEETINGS
    • Ethics Committee
    • Distinguished Fellowship Committee
    • Finance Committee
    • Professional Practice Management Committee
    • CME Committee
    • Resident-Fellow Training Section
10:00 am – 10:20 am Refreshment Break with Exhibitors and Poster Session
10:20 am – 11:50 am COUNCILS ON SERVICE  & EDUCATION MEETINGS
    • Academic Psychiatry Committee
    • Children & Adolescents Committee
    • Forensic Psychiatry Committee
    • Public Mental Health Services Committee
11:50 am – 12:10 pm Refreshment Break and Door Prize Drawings with Exhibitors and Poster Session
12:10 pm – 1:10 pm Lunch Program (and Government Affairs Council on Advocacy Meeting)

1:10 pm – 7:10 pm SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM: “Cutting Edge Issues in Psychiatry”
3:20 pm – 3:40 pm Refreshment Break and Door Prize Drawings with Exhibitors and Poster Session
7:15 pm – 9:00 pm Dinner Reception 

Sunday, April 21
8:30 am – 11:30 am Registration
9:00 am – 11:00 am Executive Council Meeting and Complimentary Continental Breakfast for Meeting Registrants 

Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians

“Cutting Edge Issues in Psychiatry”

April 19-21, 2024
AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Saturday April 20, 2024

1:10 pm – 1:20 pm Opening Remarks
1:20 pm – 3:20 pm Behavioral Strategies to Manage Aggression and Agitation
Izabella Dutra de Abreu, MD & Daniela Vela, PhD
  Objectives: The learning objectives for this activity has been designed to address clinician competence. Upon conclusion of the activity participants should be able to:
– Describe behavioral strategies for intervention with aggressive/agitated patients.
– Identify appropriate behavioral approaches for the agitated patient with dementia.
– Describe the risks/benefits of behavioral interventions for aggression and agitation.
3:20 pm – 3:40 pm Refreshment Break with Door Prize Drawings with Exhibitors
3:40 pm – 4:40 pm Medications for Opioid Use Disorder – Sidarth Wakhlu, MD
  Objectives: The learning objectives for this activity has been designed to address clinician competence. Upon conclusion of the activity participants should be able to:
– Recognize the prevalence of OUD and how our role as physicians now is no longer rooted only in prevention by limiting prescriptions available, but in actively treating the patients with OUD.
– Appreciate the impact MOUD has on outcomes compared to behavioral interventions alone.
– Recognize the neurobiological underpinnings of opioid use disorder in order to better combat stigma.
– Identify the medications that are FDA approved for treating OUD, recognizing risks, benefits, side effects and alternatives to each.
– Identify the role of harm reduction measures in substance use disorder treatment, particularly relevant to OUD.
4:40 pm – 4:50 pm Refreshment Break with Door Prize Drawings with Exhibitors and Poster Session
4:50 pm – 5:50 pm Special Legal Issues for Adults with Mental Illness, Medical Illness and for Adults with Dementia – Brittany Taylor, JD
  Objectives: The learning objectives for this activity has been designed to address clinician competence. Upon conclusion of the activity participants should be able to:
– Identify which legal documents will be needed for patients and how these can assist the patient, based on the clinical issues.
– Have knowledge of the type of attorney who can draw up these documents.
– Understand the limitations of legal documents regarding patients.
– Have a working understanding of the following legal documents: Directive to Physicians and Family or Surrogates, Statutory Durable Power of Attorney, Medical Power of Attorney and HIPAA Release Authorization.
5:50 pm – 6:00 pm Break, Poster Session Concludes
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Recognizing and Responding to Child Sex Trafficking – Lora Spiller, MD
  Objectives: The learning objectives for this activity has been designed to address clinician competence. Upon conclusion of the activity participants should be able to:
– Increase ability to recognize the signs and symptoms of human trafficking.
– Develop a clearer understanding of next steps when trafficking is suspected.
– Recognize the role of the psychiatrist in supporting trafficking survivors.
– Appreciate how an integrated healthcare approach and multidisciplinary team can improve survivor engagement.
7:00 pm – 7:10 pm Closing Remarks

CME PROGRAM GOAL / TARGET AUDIENCE This live activity has been designed in a format consisting of case study presentations, lectures and direct discussion to provide its primary target audience of Psychiatrists, as well as other specialties of medicine, with the most up-to-date, evidence-based data that can be translated into clinical practice. Information and data will address new developments in treatments and new directions in research to address the professional practice gaps of the learners and advance the physicians’ competence and effective use of targeted skills so that they may develop strategies to apply the knowledge, skills and judgement of the information presented in the educational activity into their practice. The learning objectives for this activity have been designed to address clinician competence.

NEEDS ASSESSMENT TSPP has incorporated into this CME activity the relevant educational needs concerning competence that underlie the professional practice gaps of our participants.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT The Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT STATEMENT The Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians designates this Live Activity for a maximum of five (5) AMA PRA Category I CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

FACULTY AND PLANNERS DISCLOSURE POLICY The Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians will disclose to participants the existence of any relevant financial relationships between faculty members, TSPP staff and members, who planned, authored, contributed to, and/or reviewed the content of this activity, and any commercial interest discussed in this educational activity. Disclosure will occur through written communication in the syllabus/handout material.