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GP Mental Health Skills Masterclass

Saturday, April 1st 2023
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Mental Health Skills for GPs

✓ Enhance your ability to diagnose and treat mental disorders efficiently

✓ Interactive Case Based Discussions to consolidate your knowledge

✓ Earn 8 CPD hours

✓ Online training material for psychiatric interviewing

Learning Objectives

» Perform risk assessments and outline key steps in management of risk in primary care.

» Identify and recognise common presentations of mental illness in primary care.

» Identify presentations that should be referred for specialist care.

» Reproduce diagnostic criteria for depression, psychosis, anxiety and substance use disorders.

» Formulate patient presentations in a bio-psychosocial model.

» Distinguish between Axis I and Axis II (personality disorders).

» Write a mental health care plan.

» Implement a devised mental health care plan.

» Discuss choice of appropriate medication for common mental disorders.

» Explain common mental illnesses to families and carers.

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