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Mental Health awareness training for NHS A&E and urgent care settings (Asse...

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UCLPartners - Academic Health Science Partnership

170 Tottenham Court Road

London

W1T 7HA

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Training aim and objectives:

  • To improve communication, collaboration, effective management and signposting of people who present to emergency & urgent care units with urgent mental health needs.
  • Increase the understanding, confidence and awareness in communicating with people who have mental health needs
  • Provide a framework and practice guidance in assessing self-harm and risk in the context of personality disorder and ensuring safe management
  • Review practice guidance in assessing for the presence of psychotic symptoms, and assessing physical health problems in those with severe mental illness
  • Provide awareness and information on avoiding ‘diagnostic overshadowing’ that can come with a diagnosis of severe mental illness
  • What to do in the event someone with mental health needs presents in A&E, questions, responsibilities, risk assessment, investigations, documentation, signposting and referral process
  • It will look into key areas e.g. assessing risk of harm to self or others, Mental Health Act (MHA) and Mental Capacity Act (MCA), Deliberate self-harm pathway, Acute psychosis and Mental Health Act assessment

These sessions are aimed towards:

  • Emergency Department Practice Development Nurses mental health liaison teams and Nurse Matrons
  • Emergency department Doctors, Nurses and Managers and safe-guarding teams
  • Nurse Educators
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • GP Trainees
  • Learning and development leads
  • Universities and HEI’s education leads
  • People with special interests in promoting Mental Health awareness and education in emergency departments



For more information, please contact ellen.nelson@uclpartners.com


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