28 June 2018
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Introduction to Identifying and Managing Mental Illness

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by Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

Introduction to Identifying and Managing Mental Illness for Non-Medical Primary Care Staff


Non-medical primary care staff including admin, nursing and other allied health professionals


Main Topics

Topics covered will include de-escalation techniques for agitated patients, risk assessment including deliberate self- harm and suicidal behaviour, cognitive impairment, capacity and safeguarding issues and a basic grounding in common psychiatric presentations.


Intended Learning Outcomes

It is intended that by the end of the course participants will:

  • Have a basic working knowledge around common mental health presentations, including low mood, anxiety, cognitive impairment, and psychosis, substance misuse.
  • Be able to undertake a basic psychiatric risk assessment
  • Develop improved skills and confidence in communication with patients with psychiatric disorder
  • Have increased awareness of community and emergency resources to signpost patients
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28 June 2018
from 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm


St Ann's Hospital: The HUB for Medical Education
London N15 3TH, UK

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Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust


020 8702 3000



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