Functional Neurological Disorders Masterclass

This one-and-a-half day interactive course will allow clinicians to gain knowledge and practical skills in Functional Neurological Disorders (FND).

In this workshop, Dr Alex Lehn will commence by outlining contemporary, evidence-based theory and management of FND. Small group sessions will provide an opportunity to consolidate skills. Clinical scenarios using trained simulated patients will allow participants to practice diagnosis, management, and difficult conversations in a confidential setting. The workshop will be tailored to best meet participants' individual needs.

The workshop will be delivered by an inter-professional team with extensive experience in effectively managing FND patients. There will be opportunities to network with this team and other guests.

Mater Health - Functional Neurological Disorder
Who should attend?

This course is relevant for any health practitioner who manages patients with functional neurological disorder, for example:

  • Neurologists
  • General Practitioners
  • Physiotherapists and allied health practitioners
  • Psychologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Nurses

Attendees can learn discipline specific approaches and extend their knowledge through the multidisciplinary format of the course.

Workshop topics
  • Making a diagnosis based on positive clinical signs
  • Effective management
  • Explaining the diagnosis to patients
  • Common pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Multidiciplinary techniques, strategies and tools
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
This program is allocated 21 Category 2 points in the QI & CPD for the 2017 – 2019 triennium (activity 120947).
Cost and duration


One and a half days
Day 1: 8.30 am - 4.30 pm
Day 2: 8.30 am - 1.00 pm


Mater South Brisbane campus
Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane

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