Neuropsychiatry, Encephiatrics, and Ergasiology, Oh My!

Jim Amos MD 7

First of all, a shout-out regarding the NICE Guidelines for Delirium update. Remember my broken links post about this in November? Well, as promised, the NICE Guidelines have been updated and we now have access to a much better organized and responsive web site which allows downloads of valuable guidance about monitoring for and managing […]

Once Branded And Now Rebranded


Well, because of internet shenanigans, my blog site and nearly all of my links had been branded and in less than 24 hours rebranded as safe now by Webroot BrightCloud Threat Intelligence Support. I say nearly all because for some unaccountable reason, the Scottish Delirium Association is still branded as a threat that “…there is some […]

Some NICE Delirium Guidelines Gone Away?

Jim Amos MD 7

I’ve noticed that my top post list contains several which have dead links in them. They are the posts about the NICE guidelines for delirium. The posts are: “Delirium Awareness Workshop Tools from NICE Guidelines”–12/30/2011 “Delirium Podcast from the NICE Guidelines (also nice)”–12/29/2011 “Delirium Resources on the FLY: NICE Guidelines (and they are nice)”–12/28/2011 The […]

Stop Debating Competence and Foster A Culture of Excellence

John Clancy Teaching Award 2016 Amos

Before the news gets too cold, I’d like to point out two excellent articles on Maintenance of Certification (MOC) for the trainees. One of them is a cross-specialty national survey of physician attitudes toward MOC recently published in the October issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The video below encapsulates the findings. Along with that is […]

ABPN MOC Delirium PIP Finally A Real Thing. Yeesssssss.


Remember that Maintenance of Certification Delirium Performance in Practice (PIP) tool? It’s a real thing now. It was approved about a year ago and it has finally been published on the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) website. One of our top residents, Dr. Emily Morse, D.O., helped me put this thing together. Yes, […]