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Managing Drug Misuse in Primary Care course for 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

Through interactive case histories, learn how to recognise a patient with drug problems, learn the difference between types of problems, and learn how to support these patients.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Recognise when a patient may misuse substances 
  • Know how to support a patient with a drug problem

 


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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 Drug Misuse in Primary Care course for Nurses
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Mental Health
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
04_02
Access Duration (in months)
12
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