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188532 - Mental Health Training for GP Registrars

  • : Online

Mental Health Training for Registrars.
This workshop consists of a 2 hour Online module, a 6hr face to face program and a subsequent 30 min Online reinforcing module. The program focuses on anxiety and depression due to these being the common conditions managed by GPs in General Practice.
Online Modules are designed as Level 3 instructional design interactivity, ensuring active engagement of participants.
Workshop involves case discussion, interviews with carers and people with lived experience and role plays to embed practice of skills essential for this stage of a GPs development.

Relevance to General Practice

This mental health skills training is directly related to one of the most common presentations in general practice and one of the critical knowledge and skills development areas of early career GPs.

Learning outcomes
  • Demonstrate skill in detection, assessment and management of common mental health conditions presenting in Australian General Practice
  • Implement into practice the Mental Health Assessment and planning process for Australian general practice, including correct use of the MBS items.
  • Incorporate the perspectives and needs of the patient, their family and carers into a GPMHTP.
  • Explore personal attitudes to mental health and patients with mental health issues and recognise how attitudes impact on optimum provision of care.
  • Apply mental health care plans, patient safety assessment, and appropriate referral to patient care involving a multidisplinary team approach
  • 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
    • Psychological health
    This activity is also available on these dates


    Toowoomba Golf Club, 233-235 Rowbotham Street, Middle Ridge, Toowoomba


    The Club at Parkwood Village ,76-122 Napper Rd, Parkwood


    7 Springs Medical Practice, 881 Ruthven Street TOOWOOMBA


    Brisbane International Virginia Hotel, 21 Zillmere Road, Boondall

    188532 - Mental Health Training for GP Registrars
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    8 hours
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