Modules in progress and coming next

Last updated: 30/10/2014

 

Coming soon:

 

  • Social functioning in schizophrenia
  • Alcohol-related brain damage
  • Problem psychiatrists: part 2


 

Modules in development:

 

Addictions
  • Hoarding disorder
  • Pain control in drug and substance misuse  
  • Treatment of alcohol-related brain damage

 

Child and adolescence
  • Adoption and fostering
  • Ethical and legal challenges in CAMHS – Scottish legislation  
  • School refusal
  • Self-harm in adolescents
  • The treatment of ADHD in children

  • Tourettes & tic disorders: assessment and treatment

  • Using the 3Di diagnostic interview to assess autism and Asperger's syndrome

 

Cultural diversity
  • Cultural factors in psychosis
  • Culture and mental health 
  • Writing psychiatric reports in the context of asylum and immigration

 

Ethics
  • Ethical and legal challenges in CAMHS – Scottish legislation
  • Professional ethics and sexual boundary violations

 

Forensic
 
  • Coping with a coroner's inquest: a psychiatrist's guide
  • Forensic aspects of intellectual disability
  • Forensic risk assessment of violence
  • How to conduct seclusion review in forensic psychiatry
  • Prison transfers and the MHA
  • Short-term risk assessment
  • Stalking
  • Violence risk assessment in neuropsychiatric disorders
  • Writing court reports 

 

General and community
  • Brief and transient psychotic episodes: update on epidemiology and outcome
  • Cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia
  • Coming off medication
  • Culture and mental health
  • Delirium
  • Dizziness 
  • Excessive daytime sleepiness
  • Getting psychiatric patients into employment 

  • Hoarding disorder
  • Identification and treatment of health anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Obstructive sleep apnoea
  • Occupational psychiatry
  • Organisational mental health
  • Overview of sleep physiology and sleep disorders
  • Parasomnias
  • Pharmacological approaches to bipolar depression
  • Philosophy of psychiatry
  • Physical conditions that can be mimicked by psychiatric conditions
  • Psychological aspects of burns injuries
  • Relapse prevention strategies in bipolar affective disorder
  • Short-term risk assessment
  • The care of transgender people 
  • The history and re-emergence of psychedelic drug therapy in psychiatry
  • The mechanisms of action of antipsychotic drugs
  • Use of mental health legislation in eating disorders

 

Intellectual disability
  • ADHD and psychiatric co-morbidity
  • Developmental disabilities and offending behaviour
  • Forensic aspects of intellectual disability
  • Mood disorders in adults with intellectual disabilities

 

IT informatics
 

 

 

Legal
  • Consent to treatment
  • Detention in hospital
  • Use of mental health legislation in eating disorders
  • Writing court reports 

 

Liaison
  • Factitious disorders
  • Liaison psychiatry in the management of diabetes
  • Metabolic Syndrome and Psychosis
  • Neuroimaging pertinent to liaison psychiatry

  • Physical conditions that can be mimicked by psychiatric conditions

  • Psychiatric assessment for liver transplantation
  • Psychological aspects of burns injuries

 

Medical management/Good clinical care and practice
  • Advance decision-making in Scotland

  • After suicide - caring for bereaved people and supporting professional caregivers

  • Basic interpretation of blood results in psychiatry

  • Confidentiality and the needs of carers for information
  • Consent to treatment
  • CPD between the colleges
  • Detention in hospital
  • EPSEs – etiology, manifestations, differential diagnoses, and management  
  • Evidence-based mental health
  • Leadership and management
  • Lean healthcare in psychiatry
  • Minimising inpatient suicides
  • Physical conditions that can be mimicked by psychiatric conditions
  • Practical application of neuroimaging in clinical psychiatry
  • Values-based practice

 

Neuropsychiatry
  • Dizziness
  • Fronto temporal dementia (FTD)
  • Neuroimaging in dementia
  • Neuroimaging pertinent to liaison psychiatry  
  • Neuropsychiatry of movement disorders
  • Non-epileptic seizures
  • Psychogeneic non-epileptic attacks
  • Subcortical dementias 
  • Tourettes & tic disorders: assessment and treatment
  • Violence risk assessment in neuropsychiatric disorders

 

Old age
  • Drugs in Alzheimer's dementia
  • Elder abuse
  • Fronto temporal dementia (FTD)
  • Neuroimaging in dementia
  • Subcortical dementias
  • The optimal pharmacological treatment for advanced dementia

 

Perinatal
  • Adoption and fostering
  • Infanticide  
  • The assessment and management of postnatal depression

 

Pharmacological
  • Coming off medication
  • Comparative effectiveness of antipsychotic medication
  • Drugs in Alzheimer's dementia
  • Managing the side effects of clozapine
  • Pharmacological approaches to bipolar depression
  • The history and re-emergence of psychedelic drug therapy in psychiatry  
  • The mechanisms of action of antipsychotic drugs
  • The optimal pharmacological treatment for advanced dementia

 

Psychotherapy
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Family therapy

  • Introducing and delivering CBT self-help in clinical services
  • Mindfulness – an introduction

  • Solution-focused brief therapy

 

Quality and safety

 

  • History of quality improvement in healthcare
  • Patient safety 

 

Rehabilitation and social
  • Getting psychiatric patients into employment
  • Rehabilitation in psychiatry: basic concepts
  • Social functioning in schizophrenia
  • The UK and international perspectives on the development of recovery-based services and practitioners

 

Teaching, training and assessment
  • Becoming a consultant
  • CPD across the colleges  
  • How to conduct literature searches
  • Problem psychiatrists and what should be covered in supervision 
  • Running a workshop
  • Strengthened appraisals for psychiatrists

 

Working with patients and carers
  • Interpersonal dynamics and multidisciplinary teamwork
  • Professional ethics and sexual boundary violations
  • Using information with patients in a clinical setting 

 

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