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GP Mental Health Skills Masterclass

Mental Health Skills for GPs

  • Enhance your ability to diagnose and treat mental disorders efficiently
  • Interactive Case Based Discussions to consolidate your knowledge
  • Earn 8 CPD hours
  • Online training material for psychiatric interviewing.

Learning Objectives

  • Perform risk assessments and outline key steps in management of risk in primary care.
  • Identify and recognise common presentations of mental illness in primary care.
  • Identify presentations that should be referred for specialist care.
  • Reproduce diagnostic criteria for depression, psychosis, anxiety and substance use disorders.
  • Formulate patient presentations in a bio-psychosocial model.
  • Distinguish between Axis I and Axis II (personality disorders).
  • Write a mental health care plan.
  • Implement a devised mental health care plan.
  • Discuss choice of appropriate medication for common mental disorders.
  • Explain common mental illnesses to families and carers.

For more information, contact Psych Scene.


8:30am - 5:30pm,
Saturday 20 May 2023

Novotel Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise Blvd

Psych Scene

CPD Points Available?

Event Fees?