Sample Didactic Topics

(Academic Year 2016 – 2017)

Seminars In Psychosomatic Medicine

Principles of evaluation:

  • How to do a consult
  • Efficiency in the Consult Service

Psychiatric disorders in the medical setting:

  • Delirium
  • Agitation and withdrawal
  • Catatonia
  • Somatoform disorders
  • Conversion disorders
  • Capacity
  • Refractory depression
  • Pain
  • Sleep medicine

Clinical settings of psychosomatic medicine:

  • Transplant psychiatry 1
  • Transplant psychiatry 2
  • Transplant psychiatry 3
  • Transplant Wrap-Up
  • Epilepsy seizure identification
  • DDS patients
  • Bariatric evaluations 1
  • Bariatric evaluations 2
  • Immune Encephalopathy
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Mild TBI and Post-Concussive Syndrome
  • Introduction into Localization of Cognition in the Brain

Pharmacological considerations:

  • Antipsychotics
  • Medications during pregnancy 1
  • Medications during pregnancy 2
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Addiction Treatments in Medically Complex Patients, Liver, Kidney and Heart Failure
  • Mood Stabilizers

Systems issues in psychosomatic medicine:

  • Legal issues
  • Medical Decision Making
  • Resources in the community 1
  • Resources in the community 2
  • Referrals: community mental health system organization
  • Referrals: matching to community addiction treatment resources
  • Spirituality assessment
  • Procedure (CPT) coding
  • Psychiatry board prep test
  • Career Planning 1
  • Career Planning 2

Seminars in Psychosomatic Research

  • Research: Research Designs
  • Research: Clinical Trials 1
  • Research: Clinical Trials 2
  • Research: Case-Control studies
  • Research: Meta Analysis
  • Research: Epidemiological studies
  • Research: Research paper writing course 1
  • Research: Research paper writing course 2
  • Research: Research paper writing course 3
  • Research: Research paper writing course 4
  • Research: Research paper writing course 5

Seminars in Psychosomatic Research

  • Somatoform/Factitious Disorders
  • Heart Disease
  • GI Disorders
  • Organ Transplant
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Pain
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Substance-related Disorders
  • Palliative Care/Oncology