Brisbane Alumni PD Session - Difficult to Treat Depression

Posted by the Alumni team on 3 June 2015

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Dr Janette Randall from Black Dog Institute present our next professional development session in Brisbane on;

Difficult to Treat Depression

As a member of the ACAP Alumni Community this is your invitation to register for this session.

Date:                Tuesday 23rd June
Times:              5.30pm to 6.00pm Registration, Refreshments & Networking
                         6.00pm to 9.00pm Presentation
                         (7.30pm to 7.45pm Short Break)
Cost:                 Covered by ACAP
Location:         Rooms G27 & G28, East Tower, Ground Floor, 410 Ann St, Brisbane 
Registrations:  Please see below

Dr Janette Randall is a General Practitioner in Brisbane.  She has worked in General Practice on a full and part time basis since 1994, and obtained her General Practice Fellowship in 1996.  She has a special interest in mental health issues, and has done additional training in this area. 

She was significantly involved in the Divisions of General Practice Program from 1997 to 2006, and undertook various roles with her local Division of General Practice in Qld, particularly in the area of mental health.   She was also a  Board member of the State based representative body for Divisions in Qld for six years.  

Dr Randall was elected to the Board of NPS Medicinewise in May 2006 and has been the Chair of the Board since August 2007.  She was appointed as a GP education facilitator for the Black Dog Institute in August 2014.

In this session Dr Randall will cover the following topics:

  • Define the term ‘difficult to treat’ depression
  • List the common factors that underpin difficult to treat depressions
  • Identify common conditions and co-morbidities that may present as difficult to treat depression
  • Use a systemic based approach to work through treatment options for the patient with difficult to treat depression

By attending this event you will receive a certificate crediting you with 3 PD hours.

Registrations are crucial as places are limited. Please register via the online form by Tuesday 16th June. Registrations are via Eventbrite.

We look forward to receiving your registration and seeing you at the session.Brisbane