A Day in the Life of a Psychiatrist

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Key takeaways
A closer look at what a day looks like for a psychiatrist.
An understanding of different lines of psychiatry.
An understanding of the upsides and downsides.
Neel HalderHost: I’m a medical director and Consultant Psychiatrist currently looking after people with a brain injury. I’m also a senior honorary lecturer for Manchester University and I have a passion in medical education, careers guidance, and research. I’m currently doing a Masters in Neuropsychiatry and was awarded the Consultant of the Year award in 2020 by the NW division of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. In 2021 I launched the National Neuroscience Network (N3.org.uk).

Did you know that mental illness impacts 1 in 4 people? Or that psychiatry is one of the fastest growing fields of research currently? In this class, students will be guided through the day in the life of a psychiatrist and will learn the upsides and downsides of the career. By the end of the lesson, students will know different lines of psychiatry they can go into and the difference that they can make. This class is great for all ages but especially for students interested in psychology!

Interested in looking at more careers?: Becoming a Psychology LecturerBecoming an Occupational PsychologistBecoming a Trainee Forensic Psychologist

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all ages but is especially helpful for those interested in psychology.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
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