PsychEd Episode 12: Treatment of Schizophrenia Part IV Advanced Principles of Schizophrenia Treatment with Dr. Gary Remington

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Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. This episode is our fourth and final episode in our mini-series on schizophrenia. In this episode, we take an advanced look at the clinical management of schizophrenia, including a discussion of treatment-resistant schizophrenia and clozapine. Warning: this content in this episode is a little bit more advanced than usual, but also ultra interesting.

Our guest expert is Dr. Gary Remington. He is a researcher, psychiatrist, Chief of the Schizophrenia Division at CAMH and an author of the 2017 Canadian schizophrenia guidelines

The learning objectives for this episode are as follows:

By the end of this episode, the listener will be able to…

  1. Have an approach to treating a first episode psychosis of schizophrenia
  2. Understand the important components of maintenance treatment in schizophrenia
  3. Understand the concept of treatment-resistant schizophrenia (TRS)
  4. Know when to initiate clozapine
  5. List some of the psychosocial interventions involved in treating schizophrenia

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