187854 - Building your skills in acute suicide management
This education will provide attendees with skills in acute suicide patient managementRelevance 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.
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 dimensionsCurriculum Contextual Units
- Rural health
- Psychological health
Country SA PHNThis activity is also available on these dates
Port Lincoln Hotel, 1 Lincoln Hwy, Port Lincoln