Management of Depression course on 3 January 2018...

Date :
03-01-2018 TO 03-01-2018

Management of Depression course on 3 January 2018

Major depressive disorder is one of the most prevalent causes of disability in the world. It is typified by recurring periods of sadness, loss of interest, poor concentration and feelings of worthlessness.. According to WHO (World Health Organization), depression is currently fourth among the top 10 leading causes of the global burden of disease; it is predicted that by the year 2020, depression will be ranked second. Aim: To gain a detailed understanding of management of depression Objectives: At the end of the course, the participants will be able to: • Demonstrate mental status examination • Identify the clinical features of depression • Recognize treatment modalities for depression • Demonstrate focused history taking from a depressed patient Target Audience: • General Practitioners, Nurses, Behavioural Therapists • Students – Medical, Nursing, Behavioural Science It is assumed that all participants will have basic knowledge of the nature of mental health. It is also assumed that participants will have a basic proficiency at conducting face-to-face interviews with consumers of mental health services. CPQ Accreditation- 3.5 Hrs. Any queries, please contact Attendance is closed 10 minutes after advertised course commencement time. All non-attendees will be refused entry and no refunds will be given

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Medical Simulation Center, Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Center (MBR-AMC) Building 14, Dubai Healthcare City