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Creighton to Hold Third Annual Conference on Body and Its Brain

Creighton to Hold Third Annual Conference on Body and Its Brain

Creighton University will hold its third annual “The Body and Its Brain – Clinical Perspectives” seminar on Saturday, March 31, at The Cardiac Center at Creighton University, 3006 Webster St.

The purpose of the conference is to explore the interrelationship between a patient’s mental and physical health. Among the topics to be discussed are mind/body interaction in female patients, psychodermatology, mood disorders in chronic medical illness, ICU (intensive care unit) syndrome, medications that cause depression, substance abuse, and the presence of medically unexplained symptoms (somatoform phenomena).

Keynote speaker will be Roger G. Kathol, M.D., C.P.E., founder and president of Cartesian Solutions, Inc., in Burnsville, Minn. He will speak on “Integrated Care for Complex Patients: The Next Generation of Healthcare.”

Creighton University Medical Center, The Cardiac Center and Creighton’s Department of Psychiatry and Continuing Medical Education Division are cosponsors.

The cost for registration by March 9 is $75 for physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants and $60 for psychologists, pharmacists, nurses, occupational therapists and physical therapists, and social workers.

For more information, call 800.548.2633 or 402.280.1830 or visit CME’s website at cme.creighton.edu.

Posted: 1/25/07