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The IMPARTS course ‘Mental health skills for non-mental health professionals’ is a short, highly popular module for clinicians working in physical healthcare settings. Taking place one day a week over five weeks, teaching from highly experienced professionals will cover the most common mental health problems encountered in the general hospital setting. Teaching is includes role play scenarios with specialist actors, and is a unique opportunity to confidentially share professional experience and expertise with peers.The course is CPD certified and can also be offered as a Level 7 15 credit module for people studying for an MSc.
The course covers the key mental health presentations seen in physical healthcare settings. Each of the five taught days has a different clinical theme: depression and anxiety; confusion and agitation; persistent physical symptoms; substance misuse; and handling conflict. Students will become familiar with common presentations, assessment tools, basic management strategies and ethical issues related to each clinical theme. No prior knowledge of mental health is assumed.
We accept applications from clinicians working in physical healthcare settings, including nurses, doctors, physiotherapists and other allied health professionals.
The fees are £650 for the five week course. This includes resources and supporting material compiled by the course tutors.
If you would like to apply for this course, please fill out the registration form below. IMPARTS will never share your details with third parties.
Integrating Care: Depression, Anxiety and Physical IllnessWhether you work in healthcare, or you are a patient or carer, this free online course is designed to help you understand the connection between physical and mental health, and improve your ability to identify symptoms and sources of help.Through tasks, quizzes, patient statements and dramatised accounts, you will look in depth at the relationship between physical illness, common health problems and thinking patterns. Concise, easy to use learning tools help improve your ability to recognise problematic mental health symptoms and sources for further support.For around 2 hours over 3 weeks you can learn about:- The mind and body link and why it matters- The impact of depression and anxiety on health and quality of life- Approaches to integrating mental and physical healthcare- Communication skills to overcome barriers to talking about distress in illness- Challenges to identifying depression and anxiety in people with a physical illness- Assessment and management of suicide risk- Self-care techniques and sources of support for depression and anxiety- Treatment options, including talking therapies and medication The course is CPD accredited. You can buy a certificate to provide evidence for your continuing professional development.Future Learn hosts this course in collaboration with King’s Health Partners.To register now, visit the Future Learn website.