Old Age Psychiatry

This conference will provide you with an update in the assessment, diagnosis and management of relevant medical illnesses that have an impact on the management of psychiatric disorders within old age psychiatry. The day will be chaired by Dr George Crowther and expert speakers that discuss the following topics, please see programme below.

Evening Update: Epilepsy - A Clinical Update

Epilepsy is a chronic neurologic disorder that affects about 50 million people worldwide. Although most people with epilepsy respond well to pharmacologic treatments, about one-third have a drug-resistant form. There is high variability in epilepsy, and correct diagnosis and treatment are fundamental to improve health outcomes.

Introduction to Compassion Focused Therapy

Life can be very difficult for us and our clients. Compassion and the development of self-compassion can provide the support we all need to manage life’s challenges.

Essentials: Endocrinology and the Mind

The session will cover the common shared problems and conditions between Mental Health Services and Endocrinology

Essentials: Assessing Fitness to Plead and Fitness to be Interviewed

The outcome of your comment on a person’s fitness to be interviewed and fitness to plead will greatly impact the Criminal Justice Process, and you may be asked to justify your findings in court.

ADHD in Adulthood

The workshop will cover the principles of screening and assessing for ADHD in adults, distinguishing it from other mental disorder, and considering the impact of co-morbidity.

Why choose us?

The Andrew Sims Centre, part of Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, is a UK provider of continuing professional development (CPD) events. Our courses are for all medical and healthcare professionals working in mental health and learning disabilities services throughout the country.

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