The Confident Clinician Series

Part 1 "ASSESSING Patients with Complicated Clinical Presentations" focuses on practical, immediately implementable, evidence-based approaches to assessing, diagnosing and engaging our most complicated psychiatric patients. 

Part 2 "TREATING Patients with Complicated Clinical Presentations" focuses on the science-based step-wise management approach to patients with complicated psychiatric presentations.

You have 120 days to go through the course and earn your CME/CPD credits

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Learning Objectives

As a result of this course, healthcare providers will be able to:

  1. Define "complicated", including current concepts regarding comorbidity and concurrent disorders.
  2. Explain epidemiology and heritability, which supports an accurate and comprehensive diagnosis.  
  3. List the evidence supporting psychiatric clinical screening tools and how to integrate those tools into your practice. 
  4. Interpret the evidence-based approaches to patients with multiple psychiatric comorbidities (E.g. bipolar disorder + ADHD/ personality disorder), psychiatric and physical comorbidities (E.g. pain/ cardiac/inflammatory disorders + depression) and concurrent disorders (combined mental illness and substance use disorders).  
  5. Formulate treatment outcome goals.

Program content

  • Downloadable Handout

  • Recorded session

  • Evaluation Survey & Certificate of Attendance