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Functional Neurological Disorders - Full Day Workshop - North

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Launceston General Hospital (LGH)

274-280 Charles Street

Launceston, TAS 7250

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This comprehensive workshop will allow clinicians to gain knowledge and practical skills in Functional Neurological Disorders (FND).

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This course is relevant for any health practitioner who manages patients with functional neurological disorder, for example:

• Neurologists

• General Practitioners

• Physiotherapists and allied health practitioners

• Psychologists

• Psychiatrists

• Nurses

Attendees can learn discipline specific approaches and extend their knowledge through the multidisciplinary format of the course. This workshop is intended for all levels of experience and expertise.

The workshop will be delivered by an inter-professional team with extensive experience in effectively managing FND patients, including a Neurologist, Neuropsychiatrist, Clinical Psychologist , Clinical Nurse, and Physiotherapist.

Topics will include:

Introduction to FND

• Outlining contemporary, evidence-based theory and management of FND

• Making a diagnosis based on positive clinical signs

• Explaining the diagnosis to patients

• Common pitfalls and how to avoid them

Effective management: A shorted description of multidisciplinary techniques, strategies and tools will be presented including:

• Psychological approach to FND management

• Physiotherapy approach to FND management

• Neuropsychiatry approach to FND management

• Nursing/inpatient approach to FND management

• Demonstration and multidisciplinary case review

This training is funded by the Australian Government through the National Partnerships Agreement on Improving Collaborative Care for Health Services in Tasmania.

Registration is free, but places are limited.

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Launceston General Hospital (LGH)

274-280 Charles Street

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