Session 3: Updates in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry: 2016 (July 25-26)

Egg Harbor, WI US
July 25, 2016 to July 26, 2016

Psychosomatic Medicine, also referred to as Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, is the subspecialty of psychiatry dealing with complex comorbid psychiatric and medical illness.  It is estimated that over ten million Americans suffer from comorbid medical and psychiatric illnesses at any given time, making the need to evaluate, diagnose, and treat such individuals a significant public health issue.  Thought only to have a home on medical and surgical units of hospitals, psychosomatic medicine is expanding to include various models of collaborative care. Mental health providers will have a role in developing population-based integrated care models for patients with psychiatric conditions.

This symposium will provide an overview on some of the most common, important, and interesting topics in the field of psychosomatic medicine including women’s mental health, sleep disorders, catatonia, epilepsy, delirium, and managing difficult patients in a medical setting.  These topics will be taught in a stimulating and interactive, often case-based, manner.

Monday Innovative models in CL; Delirium; Catatonia; Women’s mental health; Vitamin deficiencies

Tuesday Depression in the medically ill; Sleep disorders; Difficult patients; Epilepsy: Neuropsychiatric consequences; Palliative care

Accreditation and Designation of Credit:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditstm. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 8 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. MCW maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.

The Medical College of Wisconsin is registered with the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation as a Continuing Education Sponsor for social workers (license number 159-000664).

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Tuition includes course materials and continental breakfast.

Purchase an additional 5 DAY session and receive a $100.00 discount. Use coupon code: +DCSI

Please note: A $10.00 non-refundable processing fee is assessed on registrations.



Target Audience

This advanced seminar is geared to mental health and health professionals.

Learning Objectives

  1. Appreciate the bidirectional relationship between medical illnesses and mental health
  2. Explain how medical and surgical illnesses can present with psychiatric signs and symptoms
  3. Differentiate ways mental health providers can better integrate into medical and surgical settings
  4. Discuss adverse medical events that can occur as a result of psychiatric medications


Additional information


Brenda Konczal
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-7250
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 8.00 AAFP
    AAFP credit.
  • 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 8.00 APA
    APA credit.
  • 8.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
07/25/2016 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
07/26/2016 - 12:15pm CDT
The Landmark Resort and Conference Center
4929 Landmark Drive
Egg Harbor, WI 54209
United States

The Landmark Resort

4929 Landmark Drive
Egg Harbor, Wisconsin 54209
Reservations (800) 273-7877


Thomas Heinrich, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine at MCW.  He is director of the Froedtert Hospital CL service treating complex presentations of medical, surgical, and neuropsychiatric illnesses. Dr. Heinrich is Vice Chair for Clinical Services in the Department of Psychiatry at MCW and is also Medical Director of Process Improvement of Inpatient Medical and Surgical Services at Froedtert Hospital.

Christina Wichman, DO, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology at MCW. She is the Director of Women's Mental Health in the Department of OB/GYN, as well as the Director in the inpatient CL service at Froedtert Hospital. Dr. Wichman's academic interests surround women's mental health, especially pregnancy and the postpartum period.

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 8.00 AAFP
    AAFP credit.
  • 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 8.00 APA
    APA credit.
  • 8.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.


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