186515 - Managing anxiety disorders in adults
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This free online learning module provides 15 clinical questions and immediate answers about an original peer-reviewed article written for GPs.
Relevance to General Practice
GPs have a key role in identifying patients with anxiety symptoms and ensuring their appropriate management.
The RANZCP recently published updated clinical practice guidelines on panic disorder, social anxiety disorder (SAD) and generalised anxiety disorder (GAD).
This activity draws from the guidelines to provide GPs with practical clinical tools to help manage patients with these common disorders.
- Recognise features suggesting an anxiety disorder
- Assess a patient with a possible anxiety disorder
- Manage patients with common anxiety disorders
- Identify online resources where clinicians can refer patients with anxiety disorders for cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Domains of General Practice
D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
Communication is clear, respectful, empathic and appropriate to the person and their sociocultural context
D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
Diagnosis and management is evidence-based and relevant to the needs of the patient
D3. Population health and the context of general practice
The impacts of the social determinants of health are identified and addressed
D4. Professional and ethical role
Adherence to relevant codes and standards of ethical and professional behaviour
D5. Organisational and legal dimensionsCurriculum Contextual Units
- Adult health
- Psychological health
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