The Hills Private Hospital and Windsor Road Private Clinic invites General Practitioners and Healthcare Professionals to attend this live, online and interactive meeting presented by Psychiatrists - Dr Susheel Manambrakkat and Dr Jaspreet Singh.
Activity ID 297063
This update has been developed with a GP focus in order to expand the understanding of early diagnostic and management strategies for patients presenting with signs and symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Psychiatrists with extensive experience in this subspecialty will review and examine evidence, patient case studies and the available diagnostic and treatment options available to General Practitioners and their patients. This activity will guide GPs through the early identification of PTSD and the most current recommendations for pharmacological and psychological intervention.
1. Make a diagnosis of PTSD and differentiate it from conditions with similar symptoms.
2. Obtain a history in a sensitive manner and obtain sensitive information.
3. Identify risk factors for developing PTSD
4. Commence appropriate pharmacotherapy and refer for appropriate Psychological and Psychiatric therapy