Psychiatric Emergencies Assessment & Care

The Psychiatric Emergencies Assessment and Care (PEACE) Workshop is an interactive 1 day program facilitated by a team of emergency medicine specialists and psychiatrists, designed for medical practitioners who practise in rural and remote settings and are looking to refresh their expertise in mental health diagnosis and treatment.

This program equips participants with the skills required to manage patients with chronic mental health conditions who present to the emergency department in crisis.

The workshop objectives include:

  • Mental health assessment
  • Prescribing and medication complications in mental health patients 
  • Increased understanding of the Mental Health Law
  • Increased understanding of crisis intervention and & brief therapies
  • Understanding of medications, alcohol and drug dependence

Date: Tuesday 2 July
Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm 
Eligibility: All medical practitioners, emergency department doctors and nurses, and paramedics. Priority is given to those working in the local region.
Cost: $150.00

This program is accredited with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) for continuing professional development points and is approved for the Emergency Medicine, Rural Procedural Grants Program.

Click here to register your interest for the course. All successful applicants will receive written confirmation and an invoice for payment.


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