July 30th 2021
Clinical experiences and insights in this Case-Based Psych Perspectives were shared by Leslie L. Citrome, MD, MPH, a psychiatry specialist from Valhalla, New York, and Rose Mary Xavier, PhD, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC, a research scientist and psychiatric nurse practitioner from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. This article provides a summary of key discussion topics from this custom program.
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Implementation Challenges of Universal Suicide Risk Screening in Adult Patients in General Medical and Surgical SettingsJuly 23rd 2020
The authors share evidence-based guidance for patient safety that minimizes suicide risk in medical settings.
5 Domains of Functional Assessment for Disability Evaluation
Problems with any one of these domains can disrupt an individual’s capacity to sustain work capacity.
Functional Assessment for Disability Applications: Tools for the Psychiatrist
These 10 domains will help you determine if functional impairment exists, if it can be reversed, and if the patient can return to work.
Suicide Risk Assessment and Management: Tips for Improving Care and OutcomesJanuary 31st 2019
Determining how to ensure delivery of excellent care while balancing medicolegal demands may seem to be an impossible task. When done in a collaborative way, safety planning can help the clinician better understand risk and targets for intervention.
The Silent Suffering of Those on Temporary Protected Status: Unbeknownst to ManyJune 21st 2018
Medical students, psychiatry residents, and practicing psychiatrists from different backgrounds gathered with one purpose: “To increase awareness around the mental health needs of the 437,000 foreign nationals from 10 countries on Temporary Protected Status."
Speaking Up: Sexual Harassment in the Medical SettingJune 26th 2017
Here: a review of the definition of sexual harassment, its prevalence among physicians and medical students, its potential impact on physicians and trainees, and guidance about its management.
Assault in the Medical Setting: 3 Stages of ViolenceApril 28th 2017
When clinicians work without ready access to a security team or environmental safety protocols, early recognition is crucial to preventing or avoiding those rare occasions when behavior problems escalate.
Suicidal Patients: Defining and Addressing EmergenciesNovember 22nd 2016
Here: a review of issues related to assessment of patients for suicide risk in the ED -- and an overview of emerging approaches and research that one day will lead to more reliable assessment and interventions based more on science than on art or luck.
Bioethical Challenges for Psychiatrists: Determination of Decisional Capacity
The authors parse myths and facts about decisional capacity, with the goal of preserving patients' dignity and autonomy and helping you mediate conflicts, meet bioethical challenges, and provide compassionate resolutions.