About the course
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.
PLEASE NOTE: This course will be ran across three dates between the hours of 18:00 and 20:00. You will need to attend all three dates to complete the course. The dates are:
- Wednesday 13th January
- Wednesday 20th January
- Wednesday 27th January
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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.
Consultant – non-psychiatry any, CT1-3 – non-psychiatry any, GP, GPVTS, RMN, ST4-7 – non-psychiatry any
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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.