Psychiatry Clinical Updates 2019

The Big Island, HI US
February 26, 2019 to March 1, 2019

This activity has already taken place.   See the 2020 course

Course Directors: Mark A. Frye, M.D. and Kristin S. Vickers, Ph.D., L.P.

Our flagship course, Psychiatry Clinical Updates (formerly known as Psychiatry Clinical Reviews), is aimed at providing clinically relevant updates for management of psychiatric problems across all care settings. Topics to be covered include updates and clinical pearls on depression and anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, addiction, sleep disorders, ADHD and depression in adolescents and young adults, as well as a review of the newest psychotherapy techniques and updates in general medicine and neurology for the mental health clinician. 

The course will be led by Drs. Mark Frye and Kristin Vickers of Mayo Clinic. The course is organized around cases seen at Mayo Clinic, with experts integrating appropriate research findings and clinical experience to address important clinical questions. An audience response system will engage learners, and a robust offering of breakout sessions will be included, based on participant feedback and hot topics in the field.

Registration Fees:

Full Fee: MD, DO, Ph.D., PsyD


Reduced Fee: Resident, Fellow, NP, PA,  Nurse, Allied Health Professional, Retiree


Target Audience

This multidisciplinary course is intended for healthcare providers who see patients with psychiatric indications. Disciplines include psychiatrists, family medicine and primary care providers, neurologists, as well as allied health personnel including nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Analyze and apply treatment strategies for major depression and anxiety disorders
  • Describe evidence based options for the treatment of bipolar disorder
  • Describe strategies for management and treatment of psychotic disorders
  • Describe psychiatric treatment approaches for special populations: children, adolescents, women at the perinatal period, and elders

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 19.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 19.25 AOA
  • 19.25 Attendance
Event starts: 
02/26/2019 - 6:00am
Event ends: 
03/01/2019 - 11:55am

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Fairmont Orchid
1 North Kaniku Drive - Kohala Coast
The Big Island, HI 96743
United States

Note:  At this time, the room block at the Fairmont Orchid has filled on several of the nights of our course. The hotel is currently taking a waitlist and you may contact them directly at 1 (800) 845-9905 to have your name added.

The following hotels are near the Fairmont Orchid and currently have rooms available. Please note that we do not have a block of rooms set aside at these properties.

Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

Hilton Waikoloa Village


A luxury Hawaii resort and spa beautifully located on the majestic Kohala Coast. The Fairmont Orchid is surrounded by 32 oceanfront acres of lush tropical gardens, cascading waterfalls and a tranquil white sand beach and lagoon. 20 minutes from Kona International Airport, it boasts dramatic black lava fields, beautiful beaches, world-renowned golf and spectacular sunsets.

Fairmont Orchid
1 North Kaniku Drive
Kohala Coast
The Big Island, Hawaii, 96743
1-800-845-9905 (Identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Psychiatry Clinical Updates course)
Online Reservations

Special group room rates are available until the block is sold out or February 4, 2019, whichever comes first. To ensure accommodations at the discounted rate, please make your reservations directly with the hotel by calling 1-800-845-9905, and identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Psychiatry Clinical Updates course. 

Group rates will apply three days prior to and three days after the conference nights to include February 22-March 4, 2019, based on availability. The standard hotel reservations cancellation policy will apply to all reservations. Attendees are responsible for their own reservations.

Due to the popularity of this course, early reservations are recommended.

The Fairmont Orchid extends the following group rates per room per night to course participants and their families:

Garden View Rooms: $299
Partial Ocean View Rooms: $319
Ocean View: $359

Discounted Resort Fee: $15.00



Kona International Airport (KOA) – Kona (23 miles)
Hilo International Airport (ITO) – Hilo (77 miles)

For more information on all of the Hawaiian Islands, access the Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau.

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement:

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Live activity, Psychiatry Clinical Updates 2019, with a beginning date of 02/26/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 19.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 19.25 AOA Category 2-A credits.

Other Healthcare Professionals 
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 19.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 19.25 AOA
  • 19.25 Attendance

Accreditation Period

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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to When cancelling a registration for a course 14 days or more before the course start date, a full refund (minus a $75 administrative fee) will be issued in the same form of payment the registration was received. No refunds are granted less than 14 days before the course start date.

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