Clinical Pearls in Geriatric Psychiatry

Introduction

The geriatric population is growing rapidly in our society, which means a higher number of older adults with psychiatric issues, however, there is a paucity of specialized geriatric psychiatrists.
Therefore, we have to improve the knowledge and skills of the general psychiatrists, family physicians, and geriatricians who are expected to help the majority of older adults with psychiatric illnesses.

Objectives

By the end of the lecture, learners will be able to:
1. Demonstrate the skills to diagnose and manage common psychiatric disorders in this geriatric population.
2. Appraise the negative consequences of common psychiatric disorders in this population.
3. List the aging changes and psychopharmacological principles in this population.
4. Recognize the common ethical and legal issues in Geriatric Psychiatry

Main theme

The lecture will cover the following topics:
- Mental health assessment of older adults
- Diagnostic D’s and beyond
- Aging Changes and pharmacotherapy principles
- Ethical and legal issues in Geriatric Psychiatry

This lecture is for:
- Psychiatrists
- Geriatrics
- Family Medicine Physicians

This Course For :

Physician ( Family Medicine , Psychiatry )
Resident / Fellow ( Family Medicine , Psychiatry )
Student / Intern

Price

Course Fee

Full Course

92 SR
VAT Included
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Contact Information

Organization : Virtual Medical Academy
Phone : 920008161
Email : [email protected]

92 SR
    VAT Included


  • 20 Feb 2023    To    20 Feb 2023
  • 07:00 PM  To  10:00 PM
  • Certificate Available
  • Online
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