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Since Contemporary Forums’ inception in 1982, more than 300,000 healthcare professionals have attended our national conferences and readily attest to the quality, attention to detail and professional enrichment our programs provide. Our emphasis on offering state-of-the-art clinical information, in formats most conducive to learning, assures you of an optimal continuing education experience. At Contemporary Forums, we want to be your choice for continuing education and professional development.

Featured Faculty

Stephen V. Sobel, MD

Clinical Instructor, University of California San Diego School of Medicine

Author of Successful Psychopharmacology: Evidence-Based Treatment Solutions for Achieving Remission

Private Practice of Adult and Adolescent Psychiatry

Carlsbad, California

Dr. Sobel is in the private practice of Psychiatry in Carlsbad, CA with special interests in the treatment of Depression, Mania, Anxiety Disorders, Self-Esteem Issues, OCD, PTSD, Eating Disorders, and ADD/ADHD. Dr. Sobel also has an interest in Sports Psychiatry. He has been asked to serve as a Consulting Psychiatrist for the NFL, Major League Baseball, and the American Hockey League. Dr. Sobel is a Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry at UC San Diego School of Medicine and Supervising Psychiatrist for the award winning UCSD Free Clinic for the Homeless. Dr. Sobel has been honored by the United States Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress as Teacher of the Year, the only clinician ever so honored, and is the author of the highly acclaimed, Successful Psychopharmacology: Evidence-Based Treatment Solutions for Achieving Remission.

Featured Online Sessions

Neonatal Pharmacology

Featured session: CE Credits: 1.50 hours; 0.75 hour Pharmacology hour

Neonatal Drug Formulations: Safety Gains and Risks
Jason Sauberan, PharmD

Healthcare for Women Over 40

Featured Session: 1.5 contact hours

Benefits and Limitations of GYN and Cancer Screening for Women Over 40
Anita Nelson, MD

Psychiatric Nursing

Featured Session: 1.25 contact hours

TBI Biomarkers and Sequelae Related to Trauma
Jessica Gill, PhD, RN

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Curious about what Dr. Alan Agins presents at the conferences?06/26/2017

Curious about what Dr. Alan Agins, the originator of, and one of the principal instructors, behind our Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians conferences, presents at the conferences? Read his statement below.

The Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians conference was designed to provide a comprehensive and balanced overview (review and update) on the basic principles of pharmacology and pharmacotherapeutics. The program starts with a lengthy review of basic pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, with emphasis on their influence and impact at the clinical level of medication management. This information becomes a thread that intertwines between and throughout the remaining discussions on the four major primary care areas: cardiovascular,...

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