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Psychiatry

DR. MEKHAEL

Dr. Mina Mekhael is an adult inpatient hospitalist. He has been practicing as an attending for 7 years since he finished residency. He grew up in the United States and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology. He then went on to Medical school and from there to Residency in Family Medicine. After Graduating residency, he knew his passion was in hospital medicine and therefore pursued his career as an adult inpatient hospitalist. Dr. Mekhael has taught Internal medicine residents, Family Medicine Residents, Medical students, PA students, and NP students. He is board certified in Family Medicine and is still practicing as a fulltime adult hospitalist until this day. He is passionate about teaching and improving healthcare both in the United States and across the Globe. Dr. Mekhael believes that Hospital Medicine B&B can help reach each student and resident eager to learn how to practice Hospital Medicine appropriately and have that confidence needed to hit the ground running from day 1. Undergraduate College: University of North Carolina at Charlotte- Bachelors of Science in Psychology. Medical School: St. Matthews University School of Medicine. Residency: Atrium Cabarrus Family Medicine Residency.

28 students

Course Overview

Welcome to Psychiatry (2.0 CME)

In this course, we will cover all the common psychiatry cases that you will face in the hospital on a daily basis.  The cases will be covered from a hospitalist stand point and how to appropriately manage them.  From Depression, to Catatonia, to Conversion Disorder and everything in between.  By the end of this course, you should be familiar with the common cases seen in the hospital on a regular basis and how to go about taking care of them.

Videos: 4.  CME- 2

Topics covered in this course:

  • IVC, Involuntary Commitment
  • Suicidal Ideations
  • Risk Assessment for patients with suicidal ideations
  • Delirium, Causes, work up and treatment
  • BEERS criteria
  • Delirium Tremens
  • Antipsychotics, Typical vs Atypical
  • Dementia Meds in Delirium
  • Hypoactive Delirium
  • Alcohol Dependency
  • Alcohol Withdrawal categories
  • Alcohol Withdrawal management
  • Precedex Drip
  • Other Detox measures
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Cocaine, Heroin Addiction
  • Narcotics Addiction
  • Methadone/Suboxone
  • Depression
  • How to diagnose Depression, Common scales used
  • Anxiety
  • Panic attack
  • Common SSRI’s and side effects
  • Common SNRI’s
  • SSRIs and Bipolar disorder
  • Acute Mania
  • Other common meds used: Wellbutrin, Buspar, Remeron
  • Depression Algorithm to treat
  • Catatonia
  • When is ECT indicated
  • Pseudo seizures
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Malingering
  • Fibromyalgia

Course Features

  • Duration 10 week weeks
  • Language English
  • Students 28 students enrolled
  • Assessments Self
  • Categories

Instructor

Dr. Mina Mekhael is an adult inpatient hospitalist. He has been practicing as an attending for 7 years since he finished residency. He grew up in the United States and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology. He then went on to Medical school and from there to Residency in Family Medicine. After Graduating residency, he knew his passion was in hospital medicine and therefore pursued his career as an adult inpatient hospitalist. Dr. Mekhael has taught Internal medicine residents, Family Medicine Residents, Medical students, PA students, and NP students. He is board certified in Family Medicine and is still practicing as a fulltime adult hospitalist until this day. He is passionate about teaching and improving healthcare both in the United States and across the Globe. Dr. Mekhael believes that Hospital Medicine B&B can help reach each student and resident eager to learn how to practice Hospital Medicine appropriately and have that confidence needed to hit the ground running from day 1.

Undergraduate College: University of North Carolina at Charlotte- Bachelors of Science in Psychology.

Medical School: St. Matthews University School of Medicine.

Residency: Atrium Cabarrus Family Medicine Residency.

$79.99