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Hot Topics Series WEBCAST

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

Tuesday, 17th November 2020

Managing Schizophrenia in Primary Care – Practical Tips –  Prof David Castle
This talk will cover the management of people living with schizophrenia, using a broad bio-psychosocial framework but with an emphasis on new medication options. The role of the GP will be emphasised, as will the importance of effecting better general healthcare for this group of individuals. 

Antipsychotic Prescribing – Initiating, Titrating, Side-effect, Switching, Communicating –  Prof David Castle
This talk will cover the management of people living with schizophrenia, using a broad bio-psychosocial framework but with an emphasis on new medication options. The role of the GP will be emphasised, as will the importance of effecting better general healthcare for this group of individuals.

Relationships, Sexual Function and Other Important Psychosocial Impacts of Anti-Depressants – Prof Malcolm Hopwood
One part of the complexity of managing major depression relates to its impact on relationships, which includes a range of issues such as emotional blunting, energy levels and somnolence as well as sexual dysfunction. It’s a common issue which will have many potential contributing factors, of which pharmacotherapy is one. A large body of evidence demonstrates that this is issue is not often given the attention that it deserves and yet it is a key contributor to recovery and remission.

Depression – When First Line Therapy Doesn’t Work. What Do I Do Next and How Do I Do It? – Dr David Horgan
This brief presentation will first consider antidepressant efficacy, before focusing on antidepressant options and comparative effectiveness, optimising outcome by minimising "pseudo-resistance". David will provide many useful practical management tips and advice that can’t be found in textbooks. 

Plus! Expert Panel Discussion – Practical Cases – Facilitated by Dr Catherine Andronis

RACGP: 4 CPD activity points applied for
ACRRM: 2 hours under the Educational Activities Category applied for

7:00pm - 9:00pm AEDT (NSW, VIC, TAS, ACT)
6:00pm - 8:00pm AEST (QLD)
 6:30pm - 8:30pm ACDT (SA)
5:30pm - 7:30pm ACST (NT)
4:00pm - 6:00pm AWST (WA)

Type
Delivery
Title
Hot Topics Series WEBCAST
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Community health, Community and Primary Health Care, Mental Health, Sexual health
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Start Date
17-Nov-2020
End Date
17-Nov-2020
CPD Points
4
Price
Free
Price Details
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