What you'll learn

  • Evaluate recent developments in psychopharmacology and their impact on patient care
  • Develop strategies to care for patients suffering from bipolar and psychotic disorders, depression and anxiety disorders, borderline personality disorder, eating disorders, substance use disorders, PTSD, OCD, and sleep disorders
  • Outline and address the mental health needs of the Black and other marginalized communities
  • Assess suicidal patients and engage more effectively with them
  • Discuss risks and benefits of psychiatric medications with women who are pregnant
  • Diagnose common problems in geriatric psychiatry and implement state-of-the-art interventions

Course description

This is an accredited, livestreamed course offered by McLean Hospital. This course is targeted to Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Psychologists. This course may also be of interest to physicians who practice in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Psychology and Mental Health.

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