This is a Stream 2 module and is designed for doctors that have already successfully completed the Psychiatry GEPIC Stream 1 module and hold that accreditation.
Successful completion of the Stream 2 module will lead to awarding of one update to accreditation:
If you have not already successfully completed Stream 1 Psychiatry GEPIC module and you want to gain that accreditation, please go back to the homepage and enrol in Psychiatry GEPIC (Stream 1).
Please note: The prescribed method of assessing psychiatric impairment changed to the GEPIC in 2005. Some examiners may have been trained and accredited in the older method of assessing Psychiatric Method (the CGRPI) but must successfully complete Stream 1 training for the newer Psychiatry GEPIC module to be accredited to use that newer methodology. In that case, please go back to the homepage and enrol in Psychiatry GEPIC (Stream 1).
This module teaches the prescribed methodology for assessing psychiatric impairment, but the methodology used is not that from in Chapter 14 of the Guides. A substituted methodology called the â€˜GEPICâ€™ is required to assess Psychiatric impairment for the Victorian Compensation Jurisdictions.
This module covers: