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185899 - Webinar 24: The Why, What, When and How of Mental Health Apps in Clinical Practice

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The webinar series examines some of the online mental health treatment programs that GPs need to know about, focusing on evidence-based programs that have been developed in Australia. The evidence around the efficacy and usefulness of different programs will be discussed along with practical aspects of using the programs.

Relevance to General Practice

After conducting 3 focus groups, and an extensive GP survey, on the subject of e-mental health programs, it is clear that there is a lack of knowledge about the subject of e-mental health in general practice. In particular, which programs are available, which patients are suitable for e-mental health programs, and how to integrate these programs into the treatment of patients with mild to moderate depression and anxiety. The most popular way in which GPs requested training on the subject, was via webinars.

 

Learning outcomes
  • Discuss the pros and cons of using mental health apps in clinical practice
  • Explain ways of personally assessing the likely value of a particular mental health app
  • Identify several apps that are considered a useful adjunct to practice
  • Explain how these apps can be used in a clinical setting and to support well being in practitioner's personal lives
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Rural health
    • Adult health
    • Children and young people health
    • Doctor's health
    • Sex, sexuality, gender diversity and health
    • Psychological health
    • Other
    Activity sponsor

    Fed Dept of Health via the e-Mental Health in Practice Project

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    Delivery
    Title
    185899 - Webinar 24: The Why, What, When and How of Mental Health Apps in Clinical Practice
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    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1 hour
    Start Date
    01-Jan-2020
    End Date
    31-Dec-2020
    CPD Points
    2 cpd
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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