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ThinkGP live webinar - Finding a good fit: A patient-centred approach to antidepressant treatment

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
1.5 hours

This case-based webinar will explore a more patient-centric management of depression, giving you an opportunity to update your skills in tailoring depression treatment to patient symptoms. In the context of overall management, a focus will be enhancing efficacy of antidepressant treatment while minimising side effects, and initiatives to improve adherence, in order to increase the likelihood of treatment success.

Date and time: 9 December 2020, 7:00pm - 8:30pm AEDT

Duraton: 1.5 hours

Professional development: 3 RACGP CPD points / 2 ACRRM PDP hours

Learning outcomes:

By completing this learning activity, participants will be able to:

  • Develop an individualised approach to management of depression including tailored selection of treatment.
  • Engage in effective patient education and follow-up to optimise adherence to pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapy.
  • Assess and manage side effects of antidepressant treatment to maintain patient quality of life.
  • Implement strategies to appropriately switch or stop antidepressant treatment to ensure optimal outcomes.

Presented by:

Prof Philip Boyce

Philip Boyce is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Sydney and Head of the Perinatal Psychiatry Clinical Research Unit at Westmead Hospital. He has published extensively in peer reviewed journals and is coauthor of two books, one on depression and one on postnatal mood disorders and was the senior editor of the Sydney Handbook of Anxiety Disorders.

 

Register for free: https://bit.ly/35jqXb2

Type
Delivery
Title
ThinkGP live webinar - Finding a good fit: A patient-centred approach to antidepressant treatment
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
-- GENERAL MEDICAL--
Location
Provider Type
RTO
Duration
1.5 hours
Start Date
09-Dec-2020
End Date
09-Dec-2020
Start Time
7.30pm (AEDT)
CPD Points
RACGP: 3pts | ACRRM: 2hrs
Price
Free
Location
Online
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