Presentations by Dr. Robert Ursano
Psychiatric Dimensions of Disasters: 2nd Training Course sponsored by Disaster Psychiatry Canada (DPC) June 8, 2019
Disaster Psychiatry: Finding Structure in Chaos
The mission and vision of DPC is to develop and maintain a well trained committed team of psychiatric specialists able to serve the mental health needs of people and communities affected by disasters, in coordination with emergency and public health responders. Reduction and prevention of post-disaster mental illness, and fostering of resilience, are also our goals.
Training Course Learning Objectives: By the conclusion of the program, attendees will be able to: • Become skilled in psychiatric diagnosis and management: during and post disasters in adult, child and indigenous populations; • Experience and remedy stresses involved in disasters, and impact on survivors; • Become familiar with special needs of military personnel and veterans • Become adept at collaborating with Red Cross and First Responders • Have increased comfort and confidence in the role of ‘disaster psychiatrist’ • Be aware of College of Physicians mandated duties for physicians in disasters
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PTSD and Other Trauma-Related Disorders: Complex Clinical Decisions
Presentation by Dr. Robert Ursano: "PTSD and Other Trauma-Related Disorders: Complex Clinical Decisions" at the Dr. Pellegrino Memorial Lecture at Eastern Virginia Medical School.
War, Battlefield and the Effects of Violence
Presentation by Dr. Ursano at the 2013 IOM Annual Meeting — “The Science of Violence: Causation, Mitigation, and Prevention”. The presenation is entitled “War, Battlefield and the Effects of Violence.”
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Exposure to Violence in the Community, in the Home, in the Media, and on the Battlefield
Dr. Ursano took part in a panel discussion at the 2013 IOM Annual Meeting — “The Science of Violence: Causation, Mitigation, and Prevention.” Below is a video of the discussion.
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