NEW GP Schizophrenia & Bipolar Disorder Masterclass on 2-4 Nov 2021
Practical Tips in the Management of Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder
Series of 3 Evening Webinars | 3 NEW CPD Activities | Earn 12 MH CPD points

This webinar series is offered as 3 short interactive webinars over 3 consecutive evenings. It enhances the General Practitioner's ability to diagnose, assess and manage psychosis and schizophrenia.

• What is psychosis?
• Assessment of psychosis / schizophrenia
• Diagnosing bipolar disorder
• Psychopharmacology of antipsychotics
• Initiating and switching of antipsychotics
• Management of side effects
• Shared decision making to individualise treatment
• Evidence based management of schizophrenia

Session 1: Tuesday 2nd November at 18.30 - 20.30 AEDT

Session 2: Wednesday 3rd November at 18.30 - 20.30 AEDT

Session 3: Thursday 4th November at 18.30 - 20.30 AEDT

*See the content outline for each session below.

For Australian General Practitioners & Nurse Practitioners only. Live webinars, no recording is made available.

This webinar series is proudly supported by Lundbeck Australia and Otsuka Australia, with the educational content and speakers independently determined and selected by Psych Scene.
This series has 3 sessions
  • 2nd November at 18.30 AEDT / 15.30 AWST
    Schizophrenia Masterclass for GPs - Session 1
    » Risk assessment
    » How to diagnose psychosis?
    » How to diagnose bipolar disorder?
    » Stepwise algorithm for patient presenting with psychotic symptoms
    » Case Study
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  • 3rd November at 18.30 AEDT / 15.30 AWST
    Schizophrenia Masterclass for GPs - Session 2
    » Understanding psychopharmacology
    » Shared decision making – maximising tolerability and efficacy
    » Choosing antipsychotics to maximise efficacy and tolerability
    » Choosing mood stabilisers to maximise tolerability
    » Techniques in shared decision making to individualise treatment
    » Case Study
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  • 4th November at 18.30 AEDT / 15.30 AWST
    Schizophrenia Masterclass for GPs - Session 3
    » Stepwise initiation of antipsychotic medications
    » Management of side effects
    » Stepwise management of metabolic syndrome
    » Stepwise guidance in switching antipsychotics
    » What to do if a psychiatrist is not available?
    » Case Study
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