About the course
CPD: equivalent to 6 hours CPD
This one-day psychiatry update for primary care course for GPs, GP trainees, nursing and other allied health professionals based in primary care covers core skills in psychiatric assessment and management, referral pathways, and updates on the latest evidence-based treatment so you can feel confident of providing your patients with the best possible care.
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Course presented by Dr Sean Cross
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What you will learn from taking this course:
- Refreshed knowledge on range of mental health disorders including anxiety, depression, OCD, ADHD, bipolar affective disorder and schizophrenia.
- Enhanced knowledge of personality disorders and how these interact with the mental health disorders above.
- Increased knowledge about the latest range of evidence-based pharmacological and psychological therapies used to treat and manage common disorders.
- Increased confidence in being able to help patients navigate pathways between primary care, IAPT, acute trusts and secondary mental healthcare services.
Assistant psychologist, Clinical psychologist, Clinical support worker, GP, GPVTS, Health visitor, Nurses, Nursing student, Occupational therapist, Other, Paramedic, Pharmacist, Psychotherapist, RGN, RMN
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The fusion of Education and the Health Service is extremely exciting and now indeed essential; I am thrilled that St Mary’s is at the forefront of this. I am truly invigorated to disseminate many nuggets of wisdom and tangible strategies gained yesterday to my entire school community.
The knowledge and skills help children in many areas e.g. friendships, learning, attitude, dealing with problems at home and school. Skills will stay with them as they progress helping them to be reflective and emotionally resilient.