Safe Assessment and Management of the Aggressive Patient (SAMAP)

The Safe Assessment and Management of the Aggressive Patient (SAMAP) Workshop is an interactive 1 day program that has been designed to assist health professionals in 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; and
  • 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.

Facilitated by a team of emergency medicine specialists and psychiatrists, this course aims to support rural and remote medical practitioners to expand their mental health emergency skills and knowledge.

Date: Thursday 30 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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