WIN $300! - See Details below!
REGISTRATION IS OPEN
ACON, with the support of NSW Ministry of Health, is offering a free and essential online module designed to increase General Practioner's understanding of suicide risk factors for LGBTQ people and boost baseline skills and knowledge around assessing suicide risk, responding to distress and suicidality. This is available for GPs in NSW.
Strengthen your understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) people and communities to deliver more inclusive, informed and appropriate care. This eLearning is launching soon, register below to be notified when it is available.
After taking this three-hour-long course, GPs will be able to:
- Communicate appropriately with LGBTQ people based on an understanding of the differences between sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, and gender expression.
- Recognise LGBTQ mental health and suicide disparities when consulting with LGBTQ people.
- Identify and manage suicide risk factors when consulting with LGBTQ persons.
- Develop and implement practice plans to meet the unique needs of LGBTQ people.
- Respond to distress and suicidality using tools to effectively assess suicide risk and recommend a culturally appropriate/inclusive referral pathway.
Audience: GPs within NSW
Type of Learning: Self-directed elearning
Duration: 210 minutes (3.5 hours)
- 30 min: LGBTQ Awareness Introduction eLearning
- 90 min: LGBTQ Suicide Prevention eLearning
- 90 min: Case Studies eLearning
Activity ID: 201842
CPD Points: 7 CPD points
Be entered into the drawing for a $300 EFTPOS card if you complete the CPD Activity and participate in the 3-month evaluation follow-up. You must complete the CPD Activity by 31 October 2020 and participate in the 3-month follow-up questionnaire or short interview. Drawing will be held in 2 February 2021.
Please note: learners can save their progress at any point, pause and resume the course later.