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Hot Topics Webinar – Thursday 25th April 2024

Approved for 2 External or Internal CPD credits per webinar

April 25, 2024
April 25, 2024
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
01 634 4375
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Event Details

Hot Topics Webinar – Thursday 25th April 2024

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 25th April, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Zoom (2 external or internal CPD credits)
– The Gut Microbiome, Diet and Mental Health: What do psychiatrists need to know?

Speaker: Dr Mary Butler MB BCh BAO BMedSc MRCPysch MCPsychI PhD
– Clozapine: it’s not 1975 anymore
Speaker: Dr Siobhan Gee MPharm PGDip MRPharmS (consultant) Ph.D


—– Past webinars —–
Hot Topics Webinar:  Thursday 25th January, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Zoom (2 external or internal CPD credits)
Inherent Jurisdiction: s.107 & s.108 of the ADM(C)A. Falling through the gap: what now for Wards of Court
First Presentation: Inherent Jurisdiction applications and detention reviews under s.107 & s.108 of the ADM(C)A 2015
Speakers: Áine Hynes Senior Counsel, Partner in St.John Solicitors LLP & Marissa O’Keeffe, Partner, St.John Solicitors LLP
Second Presentation: Case Vignettes
Speaker: Dr Sabina Fahy, Consultant Psychiatrist
Including Q&A with all speakers.

Hot Topics Webinar:  Thursday 22nd February, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Zoom (2 external or internal CPD credits)
– The Role of AI (Artificial Intelligence) in Psychiatry
Speakers: Prof Daniel Joyce, Consultant Psychiatrist and Professor of Connected Mental Health, University of Liverpool & Dr Andrey Kormilitzin, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford

Hot Topics Webinar:  Thursday 21st March, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Zoom (2 external or internal CPD credits)
– ‘The turning point in the whole struggle’: The admission of women to the medical profession in Ireland
Speaker: Harriet Wheelock, Keeper of Collections, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
– Exercise and Mental Illness: What’s the evidence and how can we increase participation
Speaker: Dr Jennifer Dineen, Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology, Cork University Hospital


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 2023/24 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.