May 19, 2013
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How do I obtain a referral to a psychiatrist?
I want to make a complaint about the conduct of my psychiatrist. Who should I contact?
What are the qualifications of a psychiatrist?
What does a psychiatrist do?
How does a psychiatrist differ from a psychologist?
How many psychiatrists are there in Canada?
What is the recommended ratio for psychiatrists to population?
What qualifications do I need to practise psychiatry in Canada?
What does the CPA do?
Where can I find the CPA's position on a specific issue, condition or treatment?
Where can I get information on a specific illness or treatment option?
I need to contact a specific psychiatrist. Can the CPA give me his or her telephone number?
I want to verify my psychiatrist's credentials. Can the CPA do this for me?
How do you become a psychiatrist?
For all questions on the Annual Conference see the FAQ list under
Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW)
What date is MIAW being held this year?
What is this year's MIAW theme?
Continuing Professional Development
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