PSYS6011

Clinical decision making in psychotic disorders (6 credit)

Proper clinical decision making is essential to the optimal care for psychosis. Competence in organizing and interpreting complex clinical information is key to effective and decisive intervention strategy. This course will introduce a framework for clinical decision making in psychosis management, highlighting the principles and skills of case formulation. Participants will learn about methods involved in identifications and prioritization of clinical needs; exercises will be used to illustrate the analysis of complex clinical problems by identification of core versus incidental issues. The skills involved in case assessment, case formulation, and individualized care plan construction will be discussed in detail.

Course coordinator: Prof Eric YH Chen

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