Update Seminar in psychiatric emergencies and suicide was held on October 29, November 5 and 9, 2016. It is coordinated by the Costa Rican Psychiatrist Association (ASOCOPSI in Spanish) and the Costa Rica University, it enrolled a total of 60 professional of the health services, medical most of them medical doctors, 4 paramedics, 3 nurses, 3 psychologists, and Social Workers and 5 medicine students. The activity was of good academic quality, teachers updated, the students very interested. The objective of the activity was to do an update of the approach of the psychiatric emergencies and especially in suicide.
Symposium of Psychiatry in the 78th National Medical Congress: ASCOPSI was in charge of the Psychiatry Symposium in the 78th National Medical Congress of Costa Rica. These activities addressed medical doctors of all the medical specialties and also many primary care physicians. The slogan motto of Congress was "medicine Integral and humanist: a challenge to achieve the change".
Francisco Gólcher Valverde