Mental health education standards 2014 - 2016: a handbook for GPs

Mental health education standards 2014 - 2016: a handbook for GPs

This is a document for GPs and outlines the education requirements to access and maintain specific mental health care Medicare Benefit Schedule (MBS) items under the Better Access to mental health practitioners through the Medicare Benefits Schedule initiative.

Key points:
Introducing an alternative pathway for GPs to become accredited with mental health skills training (MHST)
Improving access for GPs to participate in focused psychological strategies skills training (FPS ST) activities by introducing online teaching options
Recognising high quality mental health CPD and FPS CPD activities by providing GPMHSC accreditation

Reaffirming the importance of consumer and carer input into the development and delivery of accredited activities

Click here to download a copy of the handbook.

For more information please contact your Primary Care Support Team at practice_support@nsml.com.au or phone 9477 8700.

Mental health education standards 2014 - 2016: a handbook for GPs