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Liaison Mental Health Care - Msc CPPD

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Delivery of this module will be online due to government-issued guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic and may be made available face-to-face subject to Public Health England recommendations. Please submit your application and, once reviewed by the module leader, you will receive more specific information about the online delivery of your module and assessments.

Course overview

The overall aim of the module 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.

Content outline

*  Models of liaison care and team working
*  Introduction to literature critique
*  Risk assessment & management of deliberate self-harm & suicide
*  Liaison mental health care in relation to older adults
*  Liaison mental health care in relation to the child & adolescent
*  Liaison mental health care in relation to the antenatal & postnatal care
*  Legislation and liaison mental health care including capacity and consent
*  Liaison mental health care in relation to mental health & physical illness
*  Liaison mental health in relation to substance misuse
*  Evaluating liaison mental health care
*  Medically Unexplained Symptoms

Please note that this module can be completed both at a BSc level (module NM3036) as well as a MSc level (module APM023). If you wish to apply for BSc level, you can do so via 'Book now' button on the module website:

Module dates

Term 1:

OCT: Thursday 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 October 2020
NOV: Thursday 5, 12, 19 & 26 November 2020

Module Submission Date: 11 January 2021



Prerequisite knowledge

Module pre-requisites: Working in practice in mental health or allied services

Entry requirements: Graduate / professiona training entry for MSc

Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English one of the following qualifications is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0