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Medication for Mental Health Problems in Primary Care - Part 1 course for Nurses

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

This is Part 1 of two sessions which cover the medications prescribed for most mental health conditions seen in primary care.

Learning Objectives

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

  • List which medications are prescribed for:
    • depression and anxiety
    • aiding sleep
  • Describe how to help patients adhere to treatment
  • List the side-effects of the various medications

It is essential that primary care clinicians have an understanding of the medications that people with mental health problems need, in order to help them manage their condition.


PRM123
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
Medication for Mental Health Problems in Primary Care - Part 1 course for Nurses
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Mental Health
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
60 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
04_03
Access Duration (in months)
12
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