McMaster University Review Course in Psychiatry

Thu, May 27, 2021 - Fri, May 28, 2021
Virtual Conference

Hosted by the MacMaster University Health Sciences CPD

May 27, 7:45 AM - May 28, 5:32 PM

Target Audience: Family Physicians, Medical Specialists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Psychologists, Pharmacists, Social Workers, Rehab Therapists, Residents, Students & Other Healthcare professionals

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this learning activity the learners will be able to:

  • Identify the mental health needs of specific patient populations and know how to best meet those needs. 
  • Strengthen assessment and diagnostic skills related to numerous mental health concerns throughout the lifespan. 
  • Formulate comprehensive treatment plans utilizing a variety of therapeutic strategies, including pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy. 
  • Become aware of the latest clinical practice guidelines specific to each mental health concern addressed during this educational event. 
  • Be familiar with local, provincial and national resources, including online resources, specific to mental health concerns. 
  • Know when to refer for a specialty or tertiary care assessment.
  • Appreciate that the provision of excellent mental health care requires a multidisciplinary effort, whenever possible. 
  • Assess for stress and burnout in self and others, identify ways to minimize risk, and know where to access help.

For the full brochure, including agenda, click here (PDF)

To register, click here

Registration Fees 

  • 2 Day Physicians $250.00 +HST
  • 2 Day Other Healthcare $175.00 +HST
  • 2 Day Students/Residents $100.00 +HST
  • One Day Physicians/Other Healthcare $150.00 +HST
  • One Day Students/Residents $75.00 +HST
*Additional offer*

The McMaster University has a new collaboration with the McMaster Textbook of Internal Medicine (MTM, www.mcmastertextbook.com). The MTM app will be available for free for all course participants for a period of 6 months. This is an invaluable resource that is particularly targeted at building capacity for health care providers in primary care settings