<- Back
This course is part of HealthcareLink Learning Portal.

Mental Health Awareness course for Nurses

Speciality Classification
Time / Duration
20 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Endorsed By
RCGP, NHS Health Education England

This introductory session aims to raise awareness of mental health issues with healthcare staff. It is designed to give a broad overview of what encompasses mental illness whilst highlighting the link between mental and physical health diagnoses. It also provides some simple guidance on how best to care for someone with mental health difficulties. More detailed profession-specific learning sessions will be contained in later modules within this series.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Explain how common mental illness is in the general population
  • Describe the breadth (or range) of mental health diagnoses and presentations
  • Explain the concept of parity of esteem
  • Identify sources of support for an individual with a mental health diagnosis or learning disability
  • Describe principles which healthcare workers can incorporate into their clinical practice to improve interactions with patients with mental health needs

This session uses self assessments that help you check what you have learnt. You do not have to use them and your answers are not seen by anyone else.

Instructors / Speakers
Nicole Eady,
Clinical Fellow, Health Education England

Dr Eady is currently a National Medical Director clinical fellow working at Health Education England. Dr Eady is an ST4 trainee in learning disability psychiatry working in North London. Dr Eady studied medicine at University College London Medical School. More recently she achieved a distinction in a Masters of Psychiatric research at University College London, during which time she conducted research into the treatment of dementia in individuals with learning disabilities.

Mental Health Awareness course for Nurses
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Mental Health, Psychiatric or mental health
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
20 minutes
Access Duration (in months)
Programs this course belongs to
Modules this course belongs to
Subscriptions this course belongs to
HealthcareLink has partnered with eIntegrity to let you learn online using the award-winning healthcare courses. Enjoy 24/7 access to high-quality ...
10 Course(s)
12 Month(s)
Similar Listings