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eLearning for GPs

Gender dysphoria and eating disorders eLearning modules have been added to St Patrick’s dedicated online GP portal.

Gender dysphoria and eating disorders eLearning modules have been added to St Patrick’s dedicated online GP portal.

St Patrick’s Mental Health Services has produced two new mental health eLearning films which are now available on our dedicated online GP portal, available here

Via this portal, GPs can view our full range of mental health information films, which have been produced specifically for general practitioners by St Patrick’s Mental Health Services with consultants and experts from the organisation featuring across the films.

Each film is approximately 30 minutes in duration and brings the total number of films available on the portal to seven:

  • *New*: Vulnerability hacking: Social media and eating disorders (TBC CPD): Dr Colman Noctor, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist in St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, discusses the impact of social media on eating disorders. Delivering this presentation as part of a 2018 conference on ‘Eating Disorders in a Modern Society’, Dr Noctor explores the relationships between traditional media and body image, socialisation and cultural norms, and how the evolution of social media relates to and changes these.
  • *New*: Transgender healthcare in the GP surgery (TBC CPD): Dr Aileen Murtagh, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, explores transgender healthcare in the GP surgery in this three-part series.
  • Successful ageing in the older population (TBC CPD): Dr Declan Lyons gives an overview of successful ageing and addressing negative stereotyping
  • An overview of compassion-focused therapy for eating disorders (1 CPD): Dr Clodagh Dowling, Senior Principal Clinical Psychologist, presents CFT-E with a focus on both quantitative changes in participants’ relationship with themselves, others and their eating disorder.
  • Adolescent mental health (1 CPD): Dr Aileen Murtagh looks at common adolescent mental health difficulties that are likely to present in the GP surgery
  • Anxiety presentations in primary care (1 CPD): Dr Michael McDonough presents an overview of anxiety disorders and their presentations in primary care.
  • GP and physician mental health (1 CPD): Professor Jim Lucey discusses the nature of delivering a health service while considering your own mental health

 

To access the GP Portal, please follow these steps;

  1. Visit www.stpatricks.ie and select the GP and Referrals tab on the home page.
  2. Within GP and Referrals, click on the Online GP CPD tab and click on the link to log in to the portal.
  3. You will be redirected to a separate window to create an account on your initial visit to the portal.
  4. To watch any of the films within the portal, you will need the access code – gpaccess18!
  5. Once you have viewed a film, you can return to the portal to complete a quick online assessment and download your CPD certificate. 

Access our web page about GP CPD opportunities here:

Access our web page about GP CPD opportunities here:

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