Learning outcomes:

  • Discuss the concept of schizophrenia from a biological, psychological and social perspective as well as the psychiatric diagnostic classification systems, their utility and their limitations.
  • Outline the schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders in DSM V.
  • Develop familiarity with the management of schizophrenia, the evidence base, treatment algorithims and pragmatic approaches to managing the person in front of you.
  • Identify factors regarding safety for patients, staff and others in schizophrenia.
  • Discuss the benefits of involvement of a psychiatrist or a community mental health team in the management of a person with schizophrenia.

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Event details

Wednesday, October 18

Location Name
Hallet Cove Civic Centre

Presented By
Dr Allan Nelson

Funded by