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Assessment and Management of Mental Health issues for Paramedics and related Health Practitioners Level 6 & 7 Module




Event Category:

Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health Professionals

Ticket Price:

UEA, Norwich

Start Date

April 2021


4 Days





Course Description

This module has been designed to meet the needs of a range of acute, primary, unscheduled and emergency practitioners. These include Nurse Practitioners in A&E departments and primary care, practice nurses, Emergency Care Practitioners (ECPs)s, midwives and prison health staff and takes account of the lack of knowledge, skills and confidence that many practitioners have in assessing and managing a range of mental health issues in non-mental health specialist environments.

This module aims to develop the non-mental health practitioner’s understanding of:

• Mental health assessment, current evidence and approaches to screening and risk assessment
• Exploration of a range of common mental health presentations and their management.

How will I Learn?

Face to Face Learning

Study Dates


 April 2021

 May 2021

June 2021

June 2021


June 2021

Lecture June 2021

Course Director

Ian McKay


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