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187854 - Building your skills in acute suicide management

  • : Online

This education will provide attendees with skills in acute suicide patient management

Relevance to General Practice

Suicide is a major issue in Australian society, with flow-on effects of suicide and suicide attempts reverberating out to families, friends and broader social networks. With deaths by suicide reaching a 10-year peak in Australia, there are countless people impacted by suicide or suicide attempts.
The latest data released from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show that Australia’s suicide rate is at 12.7 deaths per 100,000 people – an average of six men and two women a day.

Learning outcomes
  • Build confidence in the acute management of patients who are suicidal within your practice
  • Identify modifiable risk factors in patients who are suicidal
  • Recognise resources within your area to assist with the management of patients who are suicidal.
  • Implement strategies for follow up of mental health patients through practice recall systems
  • 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

    • Comprehensive and holistic management plans are developed collaboratively

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    • Adherence to relevant codes and standards of ethical and professional behaviour

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Rural health
    • Psychological health
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    Port Lincoln Hotel, 1 Lincoln Hwy, Port Lincoln

    187854 - Building your skills in acute suicide management
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