Tardive Dyskinesia Training

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin


This special program provides participants with updates on Tardive Dyskinesia, information on diagnosis, and training on the use of the Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS).

The program will include a brief review of the different forms of EPS or Drug Induced Movement Disorders, clarifying the differentiation between. Pseudoparkinsonism, Akathisia, Tardive Dyskinesia, and Dystonia. Next, participants will practice using the Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS), simulated with small groups including direct instructor feedback.


Downloadable Agenda Coming Soon
Check-in: 5:00 PM
Dinner: 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Course Schedule: 6:00PM – 8:15PM

5:00 to 6:00


6:00 – 7:00

Recognizing Tardive Dyskinesia



7:15 – 8:15

Using the AIMS to Assess for Tardive Dyskinesia


The Special Tardive Dyskinesia Pre-Conference Training will be held at the same location as the Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Update, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, which is located on the northeast corner of the 290 East/IH-35 intersection.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
6505 North IH-35
Austin, TX 78752
(512) 454-3737

DoubleTree Hotel Map


Steven Stoner, Pharm.D., BCPP
Chair and Clinical Professor
Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration
University of Missouri Kansas City School of Pharmacy


Stephen R. Saklad, PharmD, BCPP The University of Texas

Stephen R. Saklad, Pharm.D., BCPP
Clinical Professor
College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin
Director, Psychiatric Pharmacy Program
Pharmacotherapy Education and Research Center
The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

Registration Fees

Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Update Registrants Included
Registration for Tardive Dyskinesia Training ONLY $80

Online Registration

Click on the button above to start online registration

Registration fee includes dinner, 2 hours of CE credit and access to all of the program materials.

Learning Objectives

  • Differentiate between tardive dyskinesia and other drug induced movement disorders.
  • Describe the Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS) and how it is utilized to assess the frequency and severity of movements associated with TD.
  • Describe best practices in the administration and interpretations of the AIMS.
  • Review simulated scenarios of patients with TD and practice assessment and interpretation of findings.


All registrants will receive printed copies of the course handouts at the time of check-in. However, if you prefer to have electronic copies, please click here for step-by-step instructions on how to download the course materials. Please note: electronic copies are typically posted online 1 week prior to the activity.

Target Audience

Pharmacists, psychiatrists, physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers and physician assistants who specialize in or have an interest in neuropsychiatric disorders and wish to enhance their awareness and knowledge of the most recent advances impacting contemporary practice.

How to Claim Your CE Credit

Participants: Click here to complete Evaluations for CE Credit

  • Once logged on, click the “Pending Programs” link at the top of the page
  • Click on the link for the “Tardive Dyskinesia – Pre-Conference Program”
  • Click the “Complete Evaluation” link.

Pharmacy CPE Notes:

  • Evaluations MUST be completed, and CE credit successfully awarded, within 60 days of completing an activity.
  • Pharmacists: Log on to CPE Monitor a few days after completing your online evaluation to check that ALL of your credit appears. Contact UT CPE immediately if ALL of your credit is not appearing in CPE Monitor, BEFORE 60 days has passed . ACPE will not allow ANY changes after 60 days.
  • The 60-day DEADLINE is December 14, 2019 to complete evaluations and to earn CPE credit

CE Credit

ACPE LogoContinuing Pharmacy Education:  The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This activity is approved for 0.2 CEUs (2 contact hours) of continuing education credit.  In order to receive 2 contact hours of CE credit, the participant must attend/participate in all sessions of the program, and complete the online evaluations for each session at the conclusion of the program.

Continuing education credit/contact hours for this event are provided by The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service and include the following:

 Continuing Medical Education:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) through the joint providership of The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service and The University of Teas at Austin College of Pharmacy Continuing Pharmacy Education Office. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited by TMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 2.00 contact hours of Continuing Nursing Education.