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Hot Topics Webinars – Thursday 20th April 2023

Approved for 2 External or Internal CPD credits per webinar

April 20, 2023
April 20, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
01 634 4375
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Event Details

Hot Topics Webinars – Thursday 20th April 2023

TIME: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
VENUE: Zoom Webinar
CPD: Approved for 2 External or Internal CPD credits per webinar

***Hot Topics Webinars are broadcast live.  Delayed viewing will not be available.***


Hot Topics Webinar: Thursday 20th April 2023, 6:30pm-8.30pm, Zoom (2 external or internal CPD credits)
– Peer Review, Journal Clubs – How to Appraise Research
Speaker: Dr John Lyne, Associate Professor RCSI, Consultant Psychiatrist, & Editor-In-Chief of Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine

Early Intervention in Youth Mental Health
Speaker: Dr Michele Hill, Consultant Psychiatrist & Chair of the CPsychI Faculty of Youth and Student Psychiatry


—– Past webinars —–

Hot Topics Webinar: Thursday 26th January 2023, 6:30pm-8.30pm, Zoom (2 external or internal CPD credits)
– Schema Therapy and You – Schema Healing is for Everyone
Speaker: Dr Nicola McGlade, Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Certified Schema Therapist & Schema Coach

– Management of the Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD)
Speaker: Dr Greg Swanwick, Retired Old Age Psychiatrist


Hot Topics Webinar: Thursday 23rd February 2023, 6:30pm-8.30pm, Zoom (2 external or internal CPD credits)
– An Update on Obesity
Speaker: Dr Michael Crotty, GP specialising in Obesity Medicine

– Poison and Poisoners, Medical and Paramedical Murderers and a case that changed psychiatry
Speaker: Dr Paul O’Connell, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, Central Mental Hospital, Dublin


Hot Topics Webinar: Thursday 23rd March 2023, 6:30pm-8.30pm, Zoom (2 external or internal CPD credits)
Topics: (A) Teaching and Assessing Psychiatry at Undergraduate Level & (B) Simulation for Psychiatry – Timely or Time-consuming?
Speakers: Dr Brian Hallahan, Consultant Psychiatrist, University Hospital Galway and Senior Lecturer, University of Galway & Dr Eimear McMahon, Senior Registrar in Psychiatry, University Hospital Galway


Registration Fees for Hot Topics Webinars:

  • CPsychI members: €30 per webinar
  • Psychiatrists (Non-CPsychI members): €90 per webinar
  • Other Specialties (Non-Psychiatrists): €55 per webinar
  • *Continuous Professional Development Support Scheme (CPD-SS): A limited number of CPD-SS places are available to Non-Training NCHDs registered on 2022/23 CPD-SS. To avail of CPD-SS funding, you must book your place in advance by completing and submitting the booking form.
    *Please note: CPD-SS and PCS are separate application processes.  You must apply annually for the CPD-SS.  View Further Information on the CPD-SS.



  • CPsychI members: BOOK ONLINE – log in as a member and click on Member Registration button above.
  • Non-CPsychI members / CPD-SS NCHDs: Please complete and submit your booking form as soon as possible to secure your place.


Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link shortly before the webinar(s) which will be broadcast live, without delayed access.  The Zoom link will be unique for each registrant and can only be used on one device at a time.  The link will be emailed to the primary email address we have on file for each registrant.  In order for an attendance record to be generated for each webinar for the purposes of issuing CPD certificates, each registrant’s name and primary email address will be input as an attendee on the College’s Zoom account. The Zoom webinars may be recorded and made available at a future date.  Any unauthorised recording/broadcasting/copying of Hot Topics presentations or material is strictly prohibited.