Institute Goals and Overview

AACAP’s Douglas B. Hansen, MD, 44th Annual Review Course emphasizes the most recent material relevant to the general practice of child and adolescent psychiatry and serves as an up-to-date review of child and adolescent psychiatry as well as addresses important clinical research. The course is designed to update practitioners on state-of-the-art standards of diagnosis and treatment.

Learning Objectives

at the conclusion of this continuing medical education activity, the participant should be able to:

  1. Identify the clinical picture, differential diagnosis using DSM-5, and information over the past ten years of child and adolescent psychiatry on course and risk factors associated with the main child and adolescent psychiatric disorders.
  2. Provide descriptions of up-to-date diagnosis and treatment options for common psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents, including mood, behavior and anxiety disorders, developmental disorders, psychosis, and eating disorders, including obesity.
  3. Discuss issues related to consultation liaison, telehealth, gender-related conditions, and catatonia.