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Personality Disorders – a focus on Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Tue 13th August @ 6:30 pm

Free

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) invites local GPs, Nurses, Pharmacists, Allied Health Professionals and Hospital Staff to an update on Personality disorders, with a focus on Borderline Personality Disorders. There will be an opportunity for health professionals to hear about the most appropriate management of BPD from a medical (psychiatry perspective) and to hear first-hand from a consumer the impact of their treatment on their life.

Local service providers will also speak about their services available to people with severe mental illness.

6.30pm – 7.00pm Registration and dinner

7.00pm – 9.00pm Workshop

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DATE:
Tue 13th August


TIME:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


VENUE:
Norman Nock Lecture Room, The Kolling Building (building next to Royal North Shore Hospital on Cnr of Westbourne St), Level 5, Reserve Road, St Leonards


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SPEAKERS:

DR NEIL JEYASINGAM | PSYCHIATRIST

Dr Jeyasingam is a psychiatrist in public and private practice. Neil is the Unit Director of Northern Beaches Community Mental Health. He is a former Maudsley Research Scholar and the current head of the New South Wales Faculty of Old Age with the college of psychiatry. He is a senior lecturer with Sydney University, and is published in newspapers and journals regarding phenomenology, personality disorders, philosophy, psychotherapy His private practice is at Barangaroo.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

GPs, Practice Nurses, Pharmacists, Allied Health Professionals and Hospital staff

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
  • Recognise personality disorders with a special focus on borderline personality disorder
  • Understand use of the SAPAS-Bref in screening for personality disorders in a primary care setting
  • Outline current psychotherapeutic and pharmacotherapeutic options
  • Assessment of and responding to dependency
COST:
There is no cost for GPs, Practice Nurses and Allied Health Professionals working within the SNHN region

ENQUIRIES:

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


REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY FOR ATTENDANCE.