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Table 1 CAP knowledge to be included on GEM curriculum

From: Teaching undergraduate medical students Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CAP): a Delphi study on curriculum content

Rank after R2 based On mean score Knowledge items % scoring “important” or “definitely necessary” Mean after R2 Std Dev R2
   R1 R2   
1 Depression and suicide 96% 100% 4.95 .23
2 Sexual abuse 96% 100% 4.89 .32
3 Physical abuse 95% 100% 4.84 .37
4 Normal emotional, social, and cognitive development 96% 100% 4.79 .42
5 Eating disorders 100% 100% 4.74 .45
6 Non suicidal self harm 91% 100% 4.68 .48
7 Anxiety disorders 87% 100% 4.58 .51
8 Bullying/cyberbullying 95% 95% 4.53 .61
9 Substance misuse 83% 100% 4.47 .51
10 Overweight/obesity 77% 90% 4.42 .69
11 Family interactions and their relevance 83% 95% 4.42 .61
12 Psychotic Disorders/schizophrenia 83% 95% 4.37 .60
13 ADHD 91% 95% 4.32 .58
14 Autism Spectrum Disorders 87% 100% 4.32 .48
15 The effects of mentally and physically ill parents on children 87% 95% 4.32 .58
16 The impact of a child’s illness on the family 74% 95% 4.32 .58
17 The emotional problems of physically ill children 87% 95% 4.32 .58
18 The interaction between psychosocial and physical factors in paediatric disease 83% 90% 4.32 .67
19 Which psychological problems in CYP can be managed by primary care/other agencies and which to refer to specialist CAMHS 83% 79% 4.32 .82
20 The range of services available to help CYP with mental health problems 77% 90% 4.26 .65
21 Medications used to treat common disorders such as ADHD and depression 78% 89% 4.22 .65
22 Diagnosis of learning difficulties 70% 84% 4.21 .71
23 Parenting issues e.g. separation, divorce, abuse 83% 95% 4.21 .54
24 The treatment options available for CYP with psychiatric disorders 83% 95% 4.16 .50
25 How to refer to specialist CAMHS 70% 79% 4.00 .82
26 Predisposing, precipitating and maintaining factors that influencing aetiology, course or compliance with treatment of disorders 74% 74% 3.89 .66
27 Psychogenic abdominal pain 63% 58% 3.79 .79
28 Self help books/resources about CYP’S mental health to recommend n/a new Q for R2 63% 3.79 1.13
29 Somatoform disorders 52% 53% 3.63 .96
30 School refusal 48% 42% 3.53 .70
31 Conduct disorders 61% 47% 3.42 .90
32 Infant regulatory disorders e.g. excess crying, feeding and sleeping difficulties 44% 37% 3.42 .90
33 Attachment disorders 52% 32% 3.37 .76
34 Tic disorders 43% 37% 3.11 .99