Physician associates course: assessment and mental state - NHSE

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Course information
Date
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Online
Length and time
09:00 - 17:00
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Course information
Date
Locations
Online
Length and time
09:00 - 17:00
Cost
£0.00
About the course

This one-day online mental health course aims to support liaison and diversion service practitioners to refresh and develop further their skills and confidence in assessing patients with common mental disorders.

Learning objectives

By the end of this Masterclass, physician associates will:

  • Know what is required when taking a full psychiatric history
  • Know all the elements of a comprehensive psychiatric risk assessment
  • Know all of the elements of a mental state examination
  • Start to be able to describe common psychopathology using the mental state examination structure
  • Understand why someone may escalate, and know the principles of verbal de-escalation using the Calm-Relate-Manage model
  • Have an awareness of the broad groups of medication used to treat psychiatric ill health and how they may impact physical health
  • Recognise the broad principles of the Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act, and how they may be applied

Course schedule

Target audience
Physician associates
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Length and time
Online
13/03/2024 09:00-17:00
8 hours
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