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FULLY Subsidised Black Dog Training – Managing Bipolar Disorder

Sat 11th September @ 9:00 am

Course fee usually $360

The diagnosis and management of bipolar disorder presents many challenges to primary care clinicians. Our six hour highly interactive program explores the key issues and difficulties in the detection and treatment of bipolar disorder, equipping the clinician with the knowledge and skills required to deliver an integrated pharmacological and psychological approach best suited to the needs of people living with bipolar disorder.

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DATE:
Sat 11th September


TIME:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


VENUE:

NSW
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TARGET AUDIENCE:

Prerequisites Completion of predisposing activity, completion of Mental Health Skills Training (MHST).

Suitable for Counsellors, GP Registrars, GPs, Multi-disciplinary, Psychologists, Social Workers

Accreditation

  • 40 Accredited Activity CPD points (RACGP)
  • 4 Performance review, 4 Educational Activity PRPD (ACRRM)
  • Focused Psychological Strategies CPD (GPMHSC)
  • 6 Hours CPD (psychologists)

1 MOPS point

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
  • Identify the key features of bipolar disorder.
  • Assess patients presenting with depression for possible underlying bipolar disorder.
  • Undertake a risk assessment for patients with bipolar disorder.
  • List common co-morbid conditions that accompany bipolar disorder.
  • Outline the pharmacological management of bipolar disorder.
  • Delineate the role of psycho-education and psychological strategies in achieving and maintaining well-being in patients with bipolar disorder

Topics covered

  • Accreditation
  • 40 Accredited Activity CPD points (RACGP)
  • 4 Performance review, 4 Educational Activity PRPD (ACRRM)
  • Focused Psychological Strategies CPD (GPMHSC)
  • 6 Hours CPD (psychologists
  • 1 MOPS point
COST:
$50, however this will be reimbursed to each participant by SNHN upon completion of the training. Subsidy/Reimbursement information The usual registration cost for this course is $360, however NSW Health has subsidised this training to a reduced cost of $50. SNHN will further subsidise GP participation in this training where upon providing proof of completion, participants will need to invoice SNHN to be reimbursed their $50 registration cost, for more information email rrobinson@snhn.org.au


ENQUIRIES:

Judy or Robi, Education Coordinators – 9432 8250 or events@snhn.org.au.



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