The Intelligent Clinician's Guide to DSM-5Â®
$24.00 | CEU Hours:8.00 | Intermediate*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal. Please see our NBCC category of courses here.
CE Course Description
This course discusses the first major revision of the the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders in more than 30 years, which is expected to continue to have a profound influence on all mental health professions. The course will outline the positive aspects of DSM-5 and discuss its limitations. Broad diagnostic issues are addressed as well as the DSM-5 diagnostic groups and the future of psychiatric diagnosis.
*This course is NOT in any way endorsed or certified by the author of the book used for its creation.
CE Course Objectives
1. Discuss how the DSM-5 may impact clinical practice, research, the pharmaceutical industry, the legal system, and the general public.
2. Outline the ten major revisions of the DSM-5.
3. Review the history of psychiatric diagnosis and how diagnoses are validated.
4. Describe how mental disorders can be separated from normality, while examining the clinical utility of the DSM-5.
5. Examine the major diagnostic groups in the DSM-5.
6. Discuss the future of psychiatric diagnosis, including issues that need to be resolved for the next DSM revision.
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