RANZCP Victorian Branch Conference 2012
The third conference of the RANZCP Victorian Branch was held in Healesville in the Yarra Valley on 1–2 December 2012. The organising committee was pleased to welcome more than twice the number of delegates from previous years.
Professor Roger Mulder from the University of Otago, Christchurch, kicked off the conference with a presentation on personality disorders. The conference saw a high standard of speakers present on topics from bipolar disorder to managing children post disaster. Speakers at the conference also included Dr Ruth Vine, Dr Fintan Harte, Professor Brett McDermott, Dr Nathan Serry and Professor Isaac Schweitzer.
Videos from the first day of the conference are available for viewing below:
Professor Roger Mulder
Why we need a new Classification of Personality Disorders [49 min]
Professor Isaac Schweitzer
Optimising the Management of Bipolar Disorder [43 min]
Dr Nathan Serry
Independent Psychiatric Assessments for TAC and Worksafe [41 min]
Conference dinner speaker: Samuel Shem
Staying Human in Medicine: from The House of God to The Spirit of the Place [58 min]