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AUSTRALIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (WA)
Adolescence is a time of changing health needs, requiring medical practitioners to effectively adapt, understand and meet the requirements of their young patient’s needs.
The Youth Friendly Doctor program is designed to provide the medical professional with the skills and knowledge to remain up to date with the most pertinent issues affecting young people and how to best manage these issues.
The program is developed and delivered by health professionals with specific skills in the area of youth health, providing the most current information.
Please note that CPD points for the 2019 program will be applied for with the RACGP and ACCRM.
To be accredited as a Youth Friendly Doctor you will be required to complete both the core module workshops plus one of the elective module workshops
Workshop 1: Eating Disorders in Young People
This workshop, Eating Disorders in Young People, aims to enhance doctors’ understanding of the spectrum of eating disorders and their common modes of presentation, enabling the ability to conduct a medical assessment to determine risks and plan medical interventions.
Date: Tuesday 6 August
Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm
Venue: AMA (WA) House, 14 Stirling Hwy, Nedlands
Cost: Free for AMA (WA) members, $50 per workshop for non-members
Presenter: Uli O’Sullivan (Senior Dietician and Educator, Perth Children’s Hospital)
For further information, view the Youth Friendly Doctor Program flyer online.