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190747 - Schizophrenia and Psychotic Illness

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The topic of this activity is mental health, focusing on issues of psychosis and schizophrenia. The aim of the activity is to upskill GPs in managing mental health consumers in primary care, and to effectively refer to other mental health professionals.

Relevance to General Practice

This activity is targetted at GPs and focused on upskilling their management of mental health in primary care and enabling them to effectively refer patients to other mental health professionals.

Learning outcomes

  • Participant will be able to summarise the diagnosis and management of a Psychotic Illness
  • Recognise the symptomatology associated with Schizophrenia and how it commonly presents at various stages of the condition
  • Enhance the general understanding of various medications and their effects
  • Evaluate the use of assessment tools and other resources in assessing cognitive functioning
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    • A significantly ill patient is identified and managed appropriately

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    • Psychological health
190747 - Schizophrenia and Psychotic Illness
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1 hour
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2 cpd
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