• Length:
    1 Weeks
  • Effort:
    1–2 hours per week
  • Institution
  • Subject:
  • Level:
    Advanced
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English

About this course

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Overview

Internet Enduring Material Sponsored by the Stanford University School of Medicine. Presented by the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine

This CME activity provides a practical approach to the identification and screening of suspected psychosis. Narrative storytelling and didactic pieces provide a unique insight into the mind of a patient experiencing the early signs and symptoms of psychosis. Case scenarios will be used to demonstrate skills in talking to young people, and their families, about psychosis. Early warning signs will be reviewed along with high-yield screening questions to support understanding, identifying and treating psychosis in adolescents and young adults.

Intended Audience

This course is designed for family practice, primary care, pediatrics and psychiatry physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and school social workers.

Accreditation

The Stanford University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

If you would like to earn CME credit from Stanford University School of Medicine for participating in this course, please review the information here prior to beginning the activity.

What you'll learn

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  • Recognize the identifying signs of psychosis and the range of patient presentations in psychosis.
  • Describe the signs of psychosis and impact of misdiagnosis or missed diagnosis.
  • Apply appropriate screening questions to aid the identification of a possible psychotic disorder

Meet your instructors

Kate Hardy
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University
Douglas Noordsy
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University
Steven Adelsheim
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine

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