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Maudsley Masterclass

Working with medically-unexplained symptoms

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9.30AM - 4.30PM
1 Day
Lunch provided
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About the course

Persistent physical symptoms (PPS) without a clear medical explanation are common in hospital and community settings and present a particular challenge to clinicians. This one-day skills-focused course for medical, nursing, and allied health professionals teaches practical strategies for working with these complex patients.

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Learning Objectives

What you will learn from taking this course:

  • Define persistent physical symptoms (PPS)
  • Describe the impact of PPS on individuals and services 
  • Describe common presentations of PPS and recognise their variation
  • Describe common co-morbidities of PPS
  • Conduct a brief assessment of PPS and its impact on function / quality of life 
  • Describe and deliver brief behavioural change interventions to manage PPS patients in primary and secondary care
  • Sign-post to other services when appropriate

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Target Audience
Medical, nursing, and allied health professionals
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Lunch Option
All staff working with people living with dementia and their carers
Lunch & refreshments provided
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Course Details
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Length & Time
Ortus Event and Learning Centre
82-96 Grove Ln
1 Day: 9.30AM - 4.30PM

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