Managing depression: CPD activities and specialist video

Evidence supporting the role of non-pharmacological approaches in managing depression is growing. Our CPD activities explore the latest evidence for these treatments and their place in therapy alongside antidepressants.

See below for a list of accredited CPD activities.

Dr Roderick McKay on managing depression

In this video, Dr Roderick McKay, Director of Psychiatry and Mental Health Programs at the NSW Institute of Psychiatry, discusses:

  • how to approach patients with depression
  • the range of management options for depression
  • the key things GPs should consider when choosing an antidepressant.

Accredited CPD activities on depression

Adolescent mental health

National Prescribing Curriculum module

Support and consider appropriate treatment for a teenager exhibiting symptoms of depression.... more

Depression: tailoring initial treatment and re-examining the options

Case study

Depression treatment should be tailored to the individual patient. Complete a free continuing professional development (CPD) activity for GPs, pharma... more

Depression: Supporting quality use of antidepressants

Pharmacy Practice Review

This Pharmacy Practice Review is about quality use of antidepressants for depression. Find this activity and more free CPD for pharmacists here.... more

Depression: Achieving remission, preventing relapse

Clinical e-Audit

Re-examine treatment options and improve outcomes by learning about emerging evidence for supportive approaches, psychological treatments and antidepr... more

Managing depression: Re-examining the options

Educational visit

Depression management can be challenging. General practitioners (GPs) can request a free educational visit and earn CPD points here.... more