Building on the foundations (For Foundation trainees who are not on a psychiatry rotation)

Mental healthcare

Course information

Upcoming Date: 2019-10-10
Upcoming Time: 08:45 - 17:00
Length: 1 Day
Cost: Free

About the course

A 1-day, high fidelity, immersive, simulation based training focusing on mental health.  40% of medical patients in hospital have a psychiatric disorder  40% of GP consultations relate to mental health

psychiatry rotation
A group of people standing in a circle with their hands in the middle.

Learning Objectives

What you will learn from taking this course:

  • Boost your knowledge on a wide range of mental health presentations
  • Better see how mental and physical health problems overlap and how to deal with the two together
  • Increase your confidence and skill in carrying out risk assessments and mental state examinations
  • Learn how to de-escalate challenging situations more effectively
  • Learn more about psychiatric medication

Course Information

Target audience

FY1, FY2, FY3

Lunch options

Lunch & Refreshments Provided

Length & Time
The Lambeth Hospital, 108 Landor Rd, London SW9 9NU, UK
1 day

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