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

2021wed10feb7:00 pmwed8:30 pmFinding a good fit: A patient-centred approach to antidepressant treatmentFree

Event Details

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: Wednesday 10 February 2021
7:00pm – 8:30pm AEDT
6:00pm – 7:30pm AEST
6:30pm – 8:00pm ACDT
5:30pm – 7:00pm ACST
4:00pm – 5:30pm AWST

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.


(Wednesday) 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT