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Early Psychosis: Why Early Intervention is so Important

February 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Dr Gordon Shymko, headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program Clinical Director, will be addressing the essential issues surrounding early psychosis diagnosis and treatment. Following Dr Shymko’s presentation, a panel discussion will be held with a Team Coordinator and Functional Recovery Program Team Coordinator from the headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program, as well as a consumer representative.

Learning outcomes for this event include:

  1. Detail the importance of early intervention in psychosis
  2. Describe the signs and symptoms of each clinical stage of psychosis
  3. Outline treatment options for each stage to optimise patient outcomes
  4. Explain general pharmacological best practice for early psychosis intervention
  5. Describe treatment and referral pathways for psychosis patients.

This is an RACGP Accredited Activity that attracts 3 Category 2 RACGP points.

This is a free event, but bookings are essential. Please register here.


February 27, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Black Swan Health Osborne Park (137)
137 Main Street
Osborne Park, WA 6017 Australia
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