Mental Health Simulation for Non-Mental Health Professionals

Who Should Attend:

This one day course is accredited through the North West Simulation Education Network (NWSEN) and has been developed for staff working in either the acute or community setting.

The course is aimed at all  Medical Staff, Registered Nurses, Matrons, Health Care Assistants and Allied Health Professionals.

 

What Will I Learn:

The aim of this course is for candidates to develop skills in the assessment and management of acute presentations of people with both physical and mental health problems.

The identified learning objectives include:

  • The recognition of common mental health problems.
  • Familiarity with different assessment tools (including risk assessment).
  • Improved confidence and communication skills when supporting patients with mental health and physical health problems.

 

Course Content:

The course includes a range of learning methods including clinical simulation, role play and classroom-based teaching on topics including depression, self-harm and suicide, dementia, challenging behaviour and alcohol misuse. 

Participants will be involved in a series of simulated scenarios using actors and high fidelity mannequins. Debriefing models will be employed to assist participants to learn positively and constructively from the experience.

 

A short piece of pre-course learning must be completed prior to attending the course. the pre-coursework will be dependent on the lesson plan. Further information will follow after you receive your course confirmation. 

 

How much will the course cost: £40 per delegate

 

How long will the course take: 1 day (09.00 - 16.00)

 

Training Dates and Venues:

 

DATE

LOCATION & ROOM

START & END TIME

06/03/2019

Clinical Simulation Centre, Undercroft Building, Macclesfield District General Hospital,                            Victoria Road,                    Macclesfield, SK103BL

     09:00 - 16:00

 

12/06/2019

Clinical Simulation Centre, Undercroft Building, Macclesfield District General Hospital,                            Victoria Road                      Macclesfield SK10 3BL

    09:00 – 16:00

26.06.2019

Clinical Simulation Centre, Undercroft Building, Macclesfield District General Hospital,                            Victoria Road,                    Macclesfield. SK10 3BL

     09:00 - 16:00

02.10.2019

Clinical Simulation Centre, Undercroft Building, Macclesfield District General Hospital,                            Victoria Road,                    Macclesfield. SK10 3BL

      09:00 - 16:00

06.11.2019

Clinical Simulation Centre, Undercroft Building, Macclesfield District General Hospital,                            Victoria Road,                    Macclesfield. SK10 3BL

       09:00 - 16:00
 

 

 

 To book contact the Professional Practice Team at ecn-tr.professionalpracticeteam@nhs.net