Singapore Electroconvulsive Therapy & Neurostimulation Course 2018

Sat, 20 Oct, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (GMT+8)
National University Health System (NUHS) Tower Block, Level 10, #10-03 1e Kent Ridge Rd, Singapore 119228

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About

Who is this course for?
This course is for doctors and psychiatrists who administer electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).

Learning Objectives
To be familiar with indications for ECT, different ECT modalities, patient preparation and practical aspects of administering ECT.

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Programme
 
8:00  am – 8:45 amRegistration
8:45 am – 9:00 am

 
 
Introduction to ECT


 
DR MOK YEE MING
Chief 
Department of Mood and Anxiety
Institute of Mental Health
9:00 am – 9:20 amMechanism of Action of ECT DR POON SHI HUI 
Consultant, Department of Psychiatry
Singapore General Hospital


 
9:20 am – 9:30 amIndication for ECT
9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Pre-ECT Psychiatric / Medical / 
Anaesthesia Preparation


 
DR TOR PHERN CHERN 
Consultant / Head, General Psychiatry / Neurostimulation Services
Institute of Mental Health
10:30 am – 10:45 am Morning Tea Break
10:45 am – 11:45 am
 

 
Rational ECT Prescription



 
PROF COLLEEN LOO
Professor, School of Psychiatry
University of NSW, St George Hospital, South, Eastern Sydney Local Health District
11:45 am – 12:30 nn



 
How to Read EEG 



 
DR JOHNSON FAM
Assistant Professor
Dept of Psychological Medicine
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University of Singapore
12:30 pm – 1:15 pmLunch Break
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm


 
Maintaining Improvement After ECT


 
DR CHAN HERNG NIENG
Senior Consultant
Department of Psychiatry
Singapore General Hospital 
1:45 pm –  2:00 pm




 
Consent and Ethics in ECT




 
DR TAN SHENG NENG
Director Consultation Liaison  / Psychiatry Service Assistant / Director Integrated Sleep Service Consultant, Department of  Psychological Medicine
Changi General Hospital
2:00 pm –  2:30 pmMCQ Exam
2:30 pm – 2:45 pmAfternoon Tea Break
2:45 pm – 5:00 pm









 
Practical Session for ECT Administration
  1. Setting up EEG and ECG monitoring
  2. Administration of ECT
  3. Establishing a seizure threshold
  4. How to manage change in EEG quality
  5.  How to handle a failed ECT
  6. How to handle a prolonged seizure
  7. How to manage poor response to ECT
  8. How to manage cognitive side effects of ECT
All Faculty

 


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Sponsors
  
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Organiser

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College of Psychiatrists
Academy of Medicine, Singapore
81 Kim Keat Road #11-00 & #12-00
NKF Centre, Singapore 328836
Tel: +65 6593 7800  Fax: + 65 6593 7880
Email: psys@ams.edu.sg
Website: www.ams.edu.sg


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