About the course
This is a one-day multi-professional course aimed at core paediatric trainees, GP trainees and Foundation Year 2 doctors undertaking a paediatric placement, paediatric higher trainees, paediatric nurses, CAMHS professionals, core psychiatry trainees, and Child and Adolescent psychiatry higher trainees.
It is suitable for clinicians involved in the management of young people with physical and mental health co-morbidity in the general hospital setting.
Participants will be involved in a series of simulated scenarios using actors. Debriefing models are employed to give feedback to participants on their contribution and assist them to learn positively and constructively from the experience.
After completing this course those attending will:
- Have improved confidence, knowledge and skills in the management of young people with physical and mental health co-morbidity.
- Be able to understand the role that non-technical skills (e.g. situational awareness, leadership and team working) play in the management of young people with physical and mental health co-morbidity.
- Have improved communication and collaboration skills within the multi-disciplinary team.
- Have improved confidence in their ability to manage the challenges that can arise for young people with mental health needs in general healthcare settings.
CT1-3 – psychiatry, FY1, FY2, FY3, GPVTS, Healthcare assistant, Paediatric ST 1-3, Paediatric ST 4-8, RGN, RMN, ST4-7 – psychiatry
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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.