The overall aim of the course is to examine a range of liaison mental health care issues, including the evaluation of mental health care and the relevant literature that supports this process.
This inter-professional course covers the risk assessment and management of a range of issues in liaison mental health care, and looks at the differential treatment of children, adolescents and adults.
The course not only develops practical skills, but also the knowledge on which practice is based, including knowledge of relevant legislation, and the process of auditing and identifying service improvement.
Who is it for?
This course is for:
- third-year students who have had a placement in A&E
- registered nurses working or planning to work in Psychiatric Liaison Services and/or any community service involved in extensive multi-agency working
- those working in practice in mental health or allied services.
The course will run every Thursday from 1-4pm on the following dates:
- October: Thursday 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 October 2020
- November: Thursday 5, 12, 19 and 26 November 2020
The key takeaways from this course are the skills and theoretical knowledge on which good practice in liaison mental health care is based.
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 part of the MSc Child and Adolescent Mental Health (Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care).
This course is worth 15 credits toward eligible programmes.