Dealing with Depression in Rural Australia - Esperance

Depression is a common condition frequently managed in primary care. Identifying and managing depression in a rural context presents a unique set of challenges for health professionals providing mental health care in their communities.

Dealing with Depression in Rural Australia is a highly interactive, multidisciplinary program developed specifically to address the needs of clinicians delivering health care for people presenting with depression in a rural setting.

Using a case-based problem solving format, the program outlines a practical framework for assessment and management planning readily applicable to primary care.

Accreditation
• 40 Accredited Activity CPD points (RACGP)
• 3 Performance review, 5 Educational Activity PRPD (ACRRM)
• Mental Health Skills Training (GPMHSC)
• 1 MOPS point
• 6 hours CPD (Psychologists)Learning objectives• Differentiate between the differing sub-types of clinical 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 depressive episode

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Event Details

July 2 - July 2
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Mental Health

Organizer Details

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