Sample Didactic Topics

(Seminars presented in Academic Year 2017 – 2018)

Seminars In Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

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
  • Dementia
  • Non-epileptic seizures
  • Substance abuse

Clinical settings of consultation-liaison psychiatry:

  • 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
  • Introduction into Localization of Cognition in the Brain
  • Localization of Cognition in the Brain 2
  • HIV
  • Seasonal Affective Disorders
  • Brief Behavioral Interventions for Sleep
  • Motivational Interview 1
  • Motivational Interview
  • Suicidality
  • HAND

Pharmacological considerations:

  • Antipsychotics
  • Medications during pregnancy 1
  • Medications during pregnancy 2
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Mood Stabilizers
  • Clozapine

Systems issues in consultation-liaison psychiatry:

  • Legal issues
  • Medical Decision Making
  • An Overview of Violence and Mental Illness
  • Resources in the community 1
  • Resources in the community 2
  • Referrals: matching to community addiction treatment resources
  • Procedure (CPT) coding
  • ICD-9 Diagnosefs
  • Psychiatry board prep
  • Standards of Professional Behavior
  • Spirituality Assessment

Research Seminar Series

  • Research: Research Designs
  • Research: Clinical Trials 1
  • Research: Clinical Trials 2
  • Research: Clinical Trials 3
  • Research: Case-Control 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

Chapter Reviews

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