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DSM-5: A Comprehensive Review

DSM-5: A Comprehensive Review

Course author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
Contact Hours: 14.0
Price: $28.99
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Target audience:
   Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses,
   Licensed Practical Nurses, and Medical Assistants

Format: Homestudy
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Course Description
This course will offer an introductory look at the new DSM-5, with emphasis placed on the manual’s changes and transitions from the 4th edition.

Course Outline
  1. Introduction
    1. APA
    2. Purpose
    3. History
    4. Previous Revisions
    5. Update Process
  2. Overview of the DSM-5
    1. Background
    2. Development Timeline
    3. Changes from previous versions
    4. Controversy
  3. Organization
    1. Section I: DSM-5 Basics
    2. Section II: Diagnostic Criteria and Codes
    3. Section III: Emerging Measures and Models
    4. Appendix
  4. Insurance Implications
    1. HIPPA-approved coding
    2. ICD-10-CM coding
    3. DSM-IV-TR coding
  5. Diagnostic Recording Changes
    1. Multiaxial
    2. Nonaxial
  6. Controversial Changes
    1. Grief as a Major Depression
    2. Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder
    3. Mild Neurocognitive Disorder in Seniors
    4. Somatic Symptom Disorder
    5. Binge Eating
    6. Asperger's
  7. Other Changes
    1. Excoriation Disorder
    2. Hoarding Disorder
    3. Pedophilic Disorder
    4. Personality Disorders
    5. PTSD
    6. Schizophrenia
    7. Specific Learning Disorder
    8. Substance Use Disorder
  8. Non-accepted Proposals
    1. Anxious Depression
    2. Hypersexual Disorder
    3. Parental Alienation Syndrome
    4. Sensory Processing Disorder
  9. Related Organizations
    1. NIMH – RdoC
    2. American Counseling Association
    3. American Mental Health Counselors Association
    4. American Psychiatric Association
    5. British Psychological Society
    6. NAMI
  10. Conclusion
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The author, planning committee, and reviewers have no financial or other conflicts of interest related to this course. There is no sponsorship or commercial support used for this course.

There is no "off label" usage of drugs or products discussed in this course.

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