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APRIL 2005

Thursday, Noon -1:00 in de Marneffe 132

April 7

"Assessing the metabolic impact of atypical antipsychotics."

David G. Folks, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Chief of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Services at Maine General Medical Center

This conference is supported by a restricted grant-in-aid from Pfizer Pharmaceuticals

April 14

"Evaluation and Management of the Behavorial and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia."

Brent Forester, M.D.
Medical Director, Dementia Special Care Unit
McLean Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

April 21

"Sleep, Circadian Rhythms and Neurodegenerative Dementia."

David Harper Ph.D.
Assistant Psychologist, Associate Director of Research
Geriatric Psychistry Program, McLean Hospital
Iunstructor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School

April 28

"Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders; indentification and implications"

Kathleen Tavenner Mitchell
National Spokesperson
National Organization for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS)

This conference is supported by a restricted grant-in-aid from Janssen Pharmaceutica

Physicians:
McLean Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. McLean Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 hour in category 1 credit toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours that he/she actually spent in the activity.

Psychologists:
McLean Hospital is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. McLean Hospital maintains responsibility for the program. Participants meeting requirements will receive 1 CE credit.

Nurses:
This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 1.2 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit.

Social Workers:
Grand Rounds has been approved in accordance with the Regulations of the Board of Registration of Social Workers, 258 CMR 31.00. NASW Authorization number is D 8020.