Online blended learning course

Psychiatry update for primary care – January – digital course

Primary care

Course information

Upcoming Date: TBC
Upcoming Time: TBC
Length: 1 Day
Cost: £249.00
Equivalent to 6 CPD hours

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:

  1. Wednesday 13th January
  2. Wednesday 20th January
  3. Wednesday 27th January


Review from a commissioner who booked this course for her staff:





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Learning Objectives

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.

Course Information

Target audience

Consultant – non-psychiatry any, CT1-3 – non-psychiatry any, GP, GPVTS, RMN, ST4-7 – non-psychiatry any

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