This case-based webinar will explore a more patient-centric management of depression, giving you an
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
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.