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This module aims to enhance student?s knowledge and understanding of the common physical health needs experienced by people with serious mental illness (SMI) and to enable students to assess, plan and deliver holistic interventions to improve physical health and wellbeing.
This module offers an overview of the issues and complexities relating to the physical health needs of people with smi and outlines the important role that mental health professionals can provide in supporting individuals to improve their physical health and wellbeing.
Who is the module for:
Healthcare practitioners working in an environment which enables them to undertake an assessment of need and to work with people with serious mental illness (SMI). This can be within an inpatient or community setting.
Number of credits and level of study:
15 credits at level 6.
St George's, University of London
Pattern of Delivery:
Course length: 5 teaching days
*Dates may change