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Managing Alcohol Misuse in Primary Care course for Practice Nurses

Speciality Classification
Nurses
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
RCGP, NHS Health Education England

This session will help you recognise when patients are misusing alcohol and how to manage this effectively in primary care.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between alcohol misuse and alcohol dependence
  • Know how to screen for alcohol misuse
  • Be aware of the management options for people with alcohol-related problems

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Instructors / Speakers
Sheila Hardy,
Education Fellow, UCL Partners

Sheila has 20 years of experience in primary care where her clinical work included caring for patients with physical and mental health problems.

Sheila is keen to improve the care of people with mental health problems in primary care. She has carried out research to show the benefits of practice nurses monitoring the physical health in people with serious mental illness (SMI), and how using a psychological intervention in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can promote self-management.

Sheila writes educational articles for practice nursing journals and has co-authored a book about mental illness in primary care. She has created training for practice nurses in various areas of mental health.

Delivery
Title
Managing Alcohol Misuse in Primary Care course for Practice Nurses
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Mental Health
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
04_01
Access Duration (in months)
12
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