GP Mental Health Skills Training (GPMHST) Masterclass

Free

A transformative opportunity for GPs to enhance their proficiency in diagnosing, treating and managing mental disorders across the lifespan. CPD accredited with RACGP and ACRRM

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MHST Primary Pathway Activity 381129

Diagnose and treat mental disorders efficiently
Interactive case-based discussions
8 RACGP and ACRRM CPD hours
Full day masterclass

GPEx and leading psychiatry training company Psych Scene have joined forces to bring you this high quality, clinically focussed, impactful and efficient GP MHST masterclass.

In an engaging full day of learning, psychiatrist Dr Sanil Rege and guest speakers will take you on a journey of interactive learning with real-life cases to enhance real-life skills.

Whether you’re new to providing mental health care or have done so for years, this masterclass is a must to ensure you’re up-to-date with the very latest evidence-based advances in the ever-changing field of mental health.

All MHST masterclasses run from 9.00am to 5.30pm on a Saturday in central CBD locations.


About this Masterclass

Enhance your ability to diagnose, treat and manage common presentations of mental disorders across the lifespan.


  • Perform risk assessments and outline key steps in management of risk in primary care
  • Identify and recognise common presentations of mental illness in primary care
  • Identify presentations that should be referred for specialist care
  • Reproduce diagnostic criteria for depression, psychosis, anxiety and substance use disorders
  • Formulate patient’s presentations in a bio-psychosocial model
  • Distinguish between Axis I and Axis II (personality disorders)
  • Write a mental health care plan
  • Implement a devised mental health care plan
  • Discuss choice of appropriate medication for common mental disorders
  • Explain common mental illnesses to families and carers
  • Earn 8 CPD hours and claim Medicare items 2715 and 2717
  • Access online training material for psychiatric interviewing

Dr Sanil Rege

MBBS, MRCPsych, FRANZCP

With extensive teaching experience through various psychiatry course initiatives, Sanil is renowned as an enthusiastic and motivational training facilitator who promotes interaction and discussion.


As the founder and Academic Lead of Psych Scene, he aspires to make a difference in mental health by empowering Healthcare Professionals to advance their skills and career through specialised training. Sanil is also founder of Vita Healthcare, a private clinic in Mount Eliza specialising in mental health. He has over 10 years of private practice experience treating disorders across the spectrum, currently working in the community, inpatient, consultation-liaison and addiction psychiatry.


CPD Accreditation

This course is CPD accredited with the RACGP and ACRRM for the 2023-2025 triennium.

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP):

  • Educational Activities: 6 hours
  • Reviewing Performance: 2 hours

Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM):

  • Educational Activities: 6 hours
  • Reviewing Performance: 2 hours

Eligibility to access the item numbers 2715 and 2717 is subject to approval by Medicare.


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