Drugs for Medical Conditions: The Annual Practical Update for the Psychiatrist 2019

A unique and popular Course for Consultant General Psychiatrists, organised by Infomed Research and Training on Thursday 7 March 2019, at the Park Plaza County Hall Hotel, 1 Addington Street, London SE1 7RY

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Course fee

NHS: £325 (inc. VAT)

Special offer
if booking for this and the “Neurology Update for the Psychiatrist” (Fri 8 Mar 2019), then £525 for the two courses. Use coupon code “psyc125” at checkout.

The fee includes online access to lecture slides (pdf) in advance of the course, lunch and refreshments. No printed handouts will be provided at the course.

Target audience

Suitable for the Consultant working in General Psychiatry, Liaison Psychiatry, Old Age Psychiatry or Community Psychiatry

Full course programme

(Download and print)
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About this unique course

  • An update on medications used in the management of medical disorders which are highly relevant to Psychiatric practice
  • A clear focus on newer medications and those medications with which most Psychiatrists will be familiar but for which new evidence is available
  • Five lectures by Physician specialists on: neuropharmacology; cardiovascular pharmacology; endocrine pharmacology and the pharmacology of diabetes; gastrointestinal pharmacology and hepato-pharmacology; and the clinical pharmacology of HIV
  • Five Discussion Forums, based around the lecture topics
  • Key for the revalidation process, provides 6 CPD points and Attendance Certificate

The lectures

  • Have a clear focus on the newer medications and medications for which new evidence is available
  • Examine the pharmacology and psychopharmacology
  • Detail indications and management, including:
    • when they are used and how
    • side effects relevant to psychiatric practice
    • interactions with psychiatric medications
    • relevant NICE and other guidelines
  • Examine psychiatric medications that impact on the Physician’s practice

Course faculty

A Faculty of leading Consultant Paediatric Radiologists and Consultant General Radiologists with specialist expertise in inflicted injuries (NAI), including:

  • Dr Giles Elrington, Consultant Neurologist, Barts Health NHS Trust, London
  • Dr Lucy Garvey, Consultant in HIV/GU Medicine, St Mary’s Hospital, London
  • Dr Paul Shotbolt, Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, Maudsley Hospital, London
  • Dr Alison Wren, Consultant Endocrinologist, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London
  • Dr Robin Chung, Cardiology SpR / NIHR BRC Cardio-oncology Fellow, UCL Hatter Cardiovascular Institute
  • Prof Kevin Moore, Professor of Hepatology, University College London and Royal Free Hospital, London

Submit your own grey cases for the discussion forums

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