Personal Learning Environments
What are they and how might they help the learner and faculty?
My Personal Learning Environment Portfolio.
An introduction to Year 5 Psychiatry at the Joint Medical Program
What do antidepressants, OTC cough medicines, painkillers, ADHD drugs, weight-loss drugs, natural mood remedies, and party drugs have in common ? Answer: They can all cause Serotonin Syndrome! A fatal pitfall to be avoided:
Treating people who have a personality disorders can be complex. Diagnosis is not always straightforward, and putting together an appropriate treatment plan can be even more challenging. Why is the management of people with personality disorder complicated?
Felicia Ng discusses the D’s of Cognitive Impairment (Delirium, Dementia and Depression) with a special emphasis on Delirium
Here are my recent slides on psychosis given to Year 5 medical students.
Anthony discusses some of the important communications issues when working in Psychiatry
Felicia Ng discusses the role of psychotherapies in psychiatry
Why is culture so important in Psychiatry? And why is there a trend towards teaching culture predominantly from the...
Su Lynn Cheah discusses the main types of personality problems likely to be encountered by medical students as well as some interesting controversies.
How to tackle phenomenology for the novice or intermediate learner
Dr Sarah Hutton discusses Mood Disorders. Its fairly simple when you break it into sad and happy (or is it)?
A few tips on how to study psychiatry in your final year from the coordinator of final year psychiatry at University of Newcastle.
Interviewing an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander patient
I highly recommend all medical students and JMOs complete this excellent training module.
I own this site
I was born on Mouheneenner land in Hobart, Tasmania and I pay my respect to the traditional owners of the lands I live and work on and elders past and present. My two most important roles in life are proud husband and father of two boys.
I am a clinical psychiatrist and medical educationalist from Newcastle. From 2012 to 2016 I was the (Executive) Medical Director of HETI. I have trained and worked in psychiatry in a number of rural locations and was an advocate for the development of the NSW Rural Generalist Training Program.
I am now currently working in Newcastle teaching and training medical students, junior doctors and psychiatry trainees. I am also enrolled in a PhD in medical education.