NPS MedicineWise update: Anxiety disorders: use of evidence-based treatments
NPS MedicineWise is offering a free webinar on early recognition, assessment and diagnosis of people with anxiety disorders.
Join an interdisciplinary panel discussing how good communication and collaborative care between health professionals can help patients get the most out of treatments for anxiety disorders. Discussion will cover:
- Recognition and assessment of anxiety symptoms, including impact and severity, to assist in appropriate management and referral.
- Evidence-based psychological treatments such as cognitive behavioural therapy, and their role for people with anxiety.
- How to engage people with anxiety in psychological treatments and discuss realistic expectations about treatment.
- When medicines may be indicated and how they may be used with psychological treatment.
CPD Points: RACGP and ACRRM accreditation pending.