Introduction to Identifying and Managing Mental Illness
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
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
Healthcare Professionals, Staff
Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust