Event Title

Screening of Common Mental Disorders in patients suffering from Non Communicable Diseases

Location

Executive Dining Hall-1

Start Date

25-2-2014 9:00 AM

Description

Introduction:

The workshop is aimed to create awareness among healthcare professionals about the mental health diseases that arise from life style disorders (Hypertension, Diabetes etc). In addition, the workshop would also provide opportunity to practically learn the steps and dynamics involved while educating the patients for a mental health consult

Objectives:

At the end of workshop the participants should be able to know:

  • Identify depression and anxiety symptoms in patients suffering from life style disorders (Hypertension, Diabetes etc)
  • Discuss importance of liaison with mental health services
  • Rehearse steps involved in educating the patient for a mental health consult.
  • Make appropriate referrals accordingly.

Workshop Format and Methods:

Role-plays, case studies and small group activities.

Suitable for:

Nurses, General Physicians, Internists, Subspecialists (Cardiologists, endocrinologists etc.), Trainees, Psychiatrists

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Screening of Common Mental Disorders in patients suffering from Non Communicable Diseases

Executive Dining Hall-1