Identifying Early Signs of Psychosis in Adolescents and Young Adults
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.
Upcoming start dates
- Self-paced Online
Who should attend?
This course is designed for family practice, primary care, pediatrics and psychiatry physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and school social workers.
Course delivery details
This course is offered through Stanford University, a partner institute of EdX.
1-2 hours per week
Certification / Credits
What you'll learn
- 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
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