The training package is comprised of four modules:
Module 1: Clinical audit – Antidepressant prescribing in general practice
This structured clinical audit activity allows you to review your use of antidepressant medications against best practice guidelines, consider non-pharmacological treatment options, and use this information to develop and implement quality improvement strategies in your clinical practice.
Module 2: Cognitive behavioural therapy skills for general practice
This online module, completed on gplearning is designed to provide you with an understanding on the theory and practice of CBT and how it can be applied to the treatment of common issues like depression and anxiety.
Module 3: FPS Case consultation
You’ll begin applying what you have learned by providing CBT-derived FPS counselling to patients in your practice while being supported via online/teleconference peer group case consultation sessions lead by an experienced GP provider of FPS. You’ll be allocated to a case-based discussion group and required to participate in all four allocated case-based discussion teleconference sessions (these are typically held fortnightly from 7:30-9:30 pm on a weeknight).
Module 4: Mental health consumer and carer perspective
In this module, you’ll participate in a facilitated webinar in which both a mental health consumer and carer are interviewed about their lived experiences, providing valuable insight to into the treatment and management of common mental health conditions.