Promoting mental health for pharmacy patients

Course information
Level
Introductory
Locations
This course will be taking place online
Course information
Level
Introductory
Locations
This course will be taking place online
About the course

A free, one-day, simulation-based course focusing on promoting mental health and wellbeing in pharmacy patients.

The course aims to be a high-fidelity, immersive session to develop confidence and skills in recognising mental distress and promoting wellbeing, help patients reduce their risks of developing mental illness, and understand related issues such as self-harm, stress and sleep problems.

The course is specifically for pharmacists working in GP surgeries who provide medication reviews. You will increase skills and confidence in promoting wellbeing for individuals with long term mental health conditions, co-morbid mental and physical health issues and those experiencing mental distress for any reason.

Areas covered include:

• sleep difficulties
• deliberate self-harm
• heightened emotions
• eating issues
• motivation to address health concerns
• work related stress
• substance use
• health anxiety.

Learning objectives
Experience increased confidence in recognising and exploring various signs of reduced well-being and mental health needs Understand further how reduced well-being inter plays with the early onset of a number of mental health issues, and on which levels intervention can occur Experience increased confidence and confidence to support people to improve well-being, including knowledge of where to signpost people for further mental well-being support
Learn how to consider the systems around a patient in more depth, and how to harness these positively if possible Understand cultural differences in mental health illness, and well-being  

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Course schedule

Target audience
GP, GPVTS, Pharmacist, RGN
Locations
Upcoming date
Length and time
This course will be taking place online
21/10/2020 09:30-16:30
7 hours
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Bespoke courses

We are able to offer custom-made programs, whether digital or face to face, to meet the education and training needs of your organisation in the UK or internationally. We would welcome the opportunity to discuss your requirements and develop a proposal.

Research

Let our team complete a full Training Needs Analysis for a department, directorate, or the whole hospital! We can work to complete this ourselves or work collaboratively with your own staff. Our standard outcome measures assess learner progress and produce a full report looking at wider impact of training using a range of tested assessment methodologies.