Psychiatry for the Non-Psychiatrist

Asia/Qatar Psychiatry for the Non-Psychiatrist

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Room A053, Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar Continuing Professional Development
AT Room A053, Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar



Tea and coffee on arrival


At the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Explain the significance of attending to patients' mental health needs in non-psychiatric medical settings 
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The Comorbidity of medical and psychiatric disorders
  • Recognise the extent and the complexities of the association between medical and psychiatric disorders
  • Apply recommended strategies for the management of patients with comorbidities
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Assessment of substance use and abuse in the non-psychiatric setting
  • Describe the approach to patients with potential substance abuse in the medical setting
  • Outline the method to engage such patients to seek treatment 
  • Identify the most common medical and psychiatric problems associated with substance use disorder and their management
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Psychosomatic disorders
  • List 3 presentations of psychosomatic disorders in the medical setting
  • Describe the recommended management of these patients
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Panel Discussion and Case Presentations

At the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Generate treatment plans that address patients' needs for comprehensive psychiatric and medical care in the non-psychiatric setting