Course Details

Course TitleUsing the DSM-5 for Revolutionizing Diagnosis & Treatment
Date 11/7/2013
ProviderCMI Education Institute
LocationEl Segundo
Credit Hours6
Instructor(s)Martha Teater
Method of InstructionWorkshop/Seminar
Approving AgencyAPA
Course Syllabus

Course Description

Attend this seminar and be prepared for DSM-5® changes that incorporate new understanding of diagnostic categories and may require rediagnosis of patients whose long standing diagnoses simply disappear, or reassign diagnoses to categories with different reimbursement implications.

Course Objectives

• Describe the structure of the DSM-5®diagnostic process and its new classification system. • Articulate revisionsrelating to childhood and adolescent disorders. • Demonstrate improved abilityto diagnose mental health issues. • Summarize the changes in autism spectrumdisorders. • Explain the major changes in how to diagnose substance usedisorders. • Identify the new symptom cluster used for PTSD.