Safe Assessment and Management of the Aggressive Patient - Geraldton 2016

Safe Assessment and Management of the Aggressive Patient - Geraldton 2016

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REGISTRATIONS NOW CLOSED


Rural Health West, in partnership with WA Country Health Service, is pleased to invite regional general practitioners and emergency department health professionals to the Safe Assessment and Management of the Aggressive Patient (SAMAP) workshop.

The workshop will cover the assessment and management of the aggressive patient including psychiatric assessment and care; differential diagnosis of mental health; drug-induced and medical issues; sedation and post-sedation care; appropriate disposition of patients who display aggressive behaviour; and those with mental health disorders (including the implications and summary of the new Mental Health Act).

This is a free workshop, facilitated by a team of emergency medicine specialists and psychiatrists supporting Western Australian medical practitioners to expand their mental health emergency skills and knowledge.
 
Eligibility: all medical practitioners are welcome to register with priority given to Western Australian currently practising general practitioners and emergency department health professionals within the region. 

Length: one day 
 
Cost: free of charge

Accreditation: this workshop is accredited with RACGP and ACRRM for continuing professional development points and is approved for the Rural Procedural Grants Program. Please contact your relevant college before attending training if you wish to apply for the grant.

Workshop Registration

Registrations for this workshop have closed.

Registrations Closed

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