This Rural Health West CPD workshop, facilitated by a team of emergency medicine specialists, has been designed to assist health professionals is the assessment and management of the aggressive patient.
The workshop content includes:
• 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.