The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine provides an online mental health course with a specialised focus on rural and remote Australia by addressing issues such as isolation and drought.
Run over four weeks (one session per week), this online course was developed by leading general practitioners, mental health nurses, carers, consumers, psychiatrists, and psychologists and to provide GPs with an insightful overview of the most common mental health concerns in rural areas, including depression, anxiety, and somatisation disorders.
The sessions will be held on:
- Thurs 7 November 2019 – 7 pm to 8:30 pm
- Thurs 14 November 2019 – 7 pm to 8:30 pm
- Thurs 21 November 2019 – 7 pm to 8:30 pm
- Thurs 28 November 2019 – 7 pm to 8:30 pm
Participants who complete the course will receive access to Medicare item numbers 2715 and 2717 and will receive 20 PRPD points ACRRM members receive a discount to attend.