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Information Session

Training Information session: Borderline Personality Disorder in Primary Care

Extra support for GPs to help patients with Borderline Personality Disorder who present with chronic risk in primary care. 

The Session Will Include 

  • A one hour presentation delivered by Professor Rao on supporting patients with BPD in the primary care setting.  Category 2 RACGP QI & CPD points are pending
  • For GP's in the Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & Greater Dandenong LGA's, a half hour information session to learn more about an exciting 12 month BPD in Primary Care initiative where intensive support is provided from psychiatry/allied health for patients with BPD presenting with suicidal risk.


6:15pm Registrations and light dinner for a 6.30pm start.


Best Western Frankston International, Liardet room , 383-389 Nepean Highway, Frankston, Victoria.

Please note the Liardet room is in the first floor via stair accessed only.


Facilitated by

  • Professor Sathya Rao from Spectrum 
    The BPD in Primary Care initiative will be led by Associate Prof Sathya Rao, Executive Clinical Director of Spectrum, Personality Disorder Service for Victoria, Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor at Monash University. 

    As a psychiatrist, Prof Rao has provided secondary consultations and second opinions for patients with complex presentations of personality disorders across Australia.  He was a member of the BPD Guidelines Development Committee of the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC), Australia. Professor Rao has been extensively involved in teaching and training activities, including being head of psychiatry training for Victoria, Director of Training and, Director of Advanced Training (Adult Psychiatry and Psychotherapies), RANZCP.

The education/information session is provided at no cost.  A light meal will be provided at 6:15pm.

Further details 
Dr Alison Asche
Manager Suicide Prevention, Place Based, Dandenong 
m: 0438 518 282 p: 03 8514 6623

SEMPHN events
Wednesday, 14 March 2018
18:15 - 20:30
Best Western Frankston International
General Practitioner


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