Dealing with Anxiety Disorders

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  • Duration


  • Program Outline
    This highly interactive workshop aims to provide GPs with a comprehensive theoretical understanding of anxiety disorders together with an extensive range of skills and strategies to better manage anxiety in their practices. Clinical scenarios form the basis of learning as participants explore how anxiety disorders arise, how they are maintained and the role general practitioners can play in addressing these effectively. The program will assist GPs to gain further confidence and competence in the effective use of Focused Psychological Strategies (FPS).
  • Accreditation
    • 40 RACGP QI&CPD Category 1• 30 ACRRM PRPD• Approved for Focused Psychological Strategies CPD (FPS CPD)
  • Prerequisites
    Completion of predisposing activity
  • Topics covered
    Topic 1: Understanding AnxietyTopic 2: Assessing AnxietyTopic 3: Behavioural StrategiesTopic 4: The Anxious MindTopic 5: Pharmacological TreatmentsTopic 6: Putting it all Together
  • Learning Objectives
    • Distinguish between normal anxiety and clinically significant anxiety disorders.• Identify common avoidance and safety behaviours and the central role they play in anxiety disorders.• Employ behavioural techniques such as relaxation, mindfulness meditation and graded exposure to assist patients with anxiety disorders.• Challenge unhelpful cognitions and metacognitions commonly associated with anxiety disorders.• Appraise the role of medications in the management of anxiety disorders.
StateAddress Venue Start Date End Date Time Fee
NSWHospital Road Randwick NSW 2119 Black Dog Institute Saturday, 14 Sep 2019 Saturday, 14 Sep 2019 09 AM-05 PM $360.00

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