Psych Scene

Reading Material Category: CEQ

Essay writing with Medical Writer –Michelle Guillemard (Article)

Essay writing tips by Michelle Guillemard (Health and medical writer) – Writing about medicine, Essay marking criteria, essay feedback -student examples, writing under pressure, writing concisely and coherently, tips to make your essay stand out, essay writing do’s and don’ts, online resources to help your writing.

Critical Essay Thinking (Journal Article)

This article by Dr Lilian Ng recommends a strategy for trainees preparing to write the critical essay question in the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) examination.

Ethics in Psychiatry (Journal Article)

This article by Bloch and Green outline an ethical framework with a pragmatic focus on respect for autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence and justice. they use a clinical dilemma to highlight the ethical dilemmas that clinicians face. This is essential for the CEQ as clinical experience is one of the marking domains.

Recovery for CEQ (Journal Article)

This editorial addresses the question of whether some of the basic tenets of the recovery model – optimism about the outcome, the value of work, the importance of empowerment of patients and the utility of user-run programmes – are supported by scientific research. CHIME model for recovery (Connectedness, hope, identity, meaning and empowerment).