Dealing with Depression

Provider: Black Dog Institute

Dealing with Depression is a highly interactive program that aims to provide general practitioners with a practical framework for diagnosing and managing depression. The program uses case based learning to explore key challenges GPs experience when caring for patients with depression. Cases will be examined and effective strategies will be devised to address these challenges.

Prerequisites: Completion of predisposing activity
Suitable for: GP Registrars, GPs

Topics Covered:
Topic 1: Assessment
Topic 2: Diagnosis
Topic 3: Management

Learning Objectives

  • Diagnose clinically significant depression.
  • Recognise the contribution of biological, social and psychological factors to the current depressive episode.
  • Assess and manage risk in the depressed patient.
  • Select pharmacological treatment best suited to the individual patient.
  • Develop a comprehensive mental health treatment plan derived from the formulation of the individual patient.

CPD Points:
• 40 RACGP QI&CPD Category 1
• Approved by the General Practice Mental Health Standards Collaboration (GPMHSC) for Mental Health Skills Training (MHST)

Date & Time: Sat 23rd June 2018, 9am-5pm

Venue: Hospital Road, Randwick, NSW

Cost: $360.00





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