The overall aim of the course is to provide an inter-professional course which develops and/or enhances the knowledge and skills of those working or planning to work in the field of Liaison Health Care.
Course content includes:
- severe mental illness
- self-harm & suicide
- violence & aggression
- mental health care in relation to older adults
- mental health care in relation to the child & adolescent
- mental health care in relation to the antenatal & postnatal care
- mental health & physical illness
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- mental health in relation to substance misuse.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for third-year students who have had a placement in A&E, those working in practice in mental health or allied services, registered nurses working or planning to work in Psychiatric Liaison Services and/or any community service involved in extensive multi-agency working.
The course will run every Thursday from 1-4pm on the following dates:
- October 2020: Thursday 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
- November 2020: Thursday 5, 12, 19 and 26
The course is worth 15 credits and can be taken as part of the MSc Adult Mental Health (Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care) and as part of the MSc Child and Adolescent Mental Health (Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care).