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Mental Health Awareness for Leaders
A comprehensive eLearning course for leaders to increase their awareness of mental health, proficiently manage mental health conditions in the workplace, and help reduce the stigma associated with mental health conditions. The course is designed to assist your organisation to meet its legal and moral obligations for managing mental health in the workplace.
The Mental Health Project
This micro skills course provided by the Royal College of General Practitioners covers non pregnant adults and children aged 12 years and over. It is aimed at all out of hospital clinicians, GPs, Nurses, Paramedics, Community Midwives and those providing urgent or unscheduled care. It will cover the subtle ways in which sepsis may present and highlight the history, examination and the management of the patient with sepsis.
"Why Cant I Stay Here? I Don't Want to Stay Here!: When Preferred Place of Care Cannot be Met
This micro skills course from the Association for Palliative Medicine explores the communication challenges in moving a patient who is approaching the end of their life from one place of care to another.
Introduction to Patient Safety in Primary Care
This micro skills course from the Royal College of General Practitioners will provide an overview of key patient safety issues and challenges in primary care. It will also explain why improving patient safety requires us to look at the healthcare system, not just to focus on an individual healthcare provider.
GPs have an increasing role in planning and delivering healthcare. This micro skills course from the Royal College of General Practitioners considers the learning outcomes described in the Community Orientation domain of the RCGP core curriculum and explores how to apply these to everyday situations.
Acute Red Eye
This micro skills course provided by the College of Paramedics hopes to familiarise the learner with the common presentations of Red Eye and provide the necessary knowledge to formulate a differential diagnosis and provide a safe and suitable management plan.
This micro skills course from the College of Paramedics will explore how to classify childhood rashes and identify the conditions that most commonly result in the development of childhood rashes. Later, it will consider how to assess a child presenting with a rash and identify the circumstances under which emergency treatment is required.
Introduction to Asthma and its Diagnosis
This micro skills course from NHS Health Education England will describe the impact of asthma on patients and identify the key characteristics of asthma. Later, it will explore the issues surrounding the diagnosis of asthma and describe the objective tests that are commonly used to support diagnosis.
Left Ventricular Function
This micro skills course from the Royal College of Anaesthetists will explain normal left ventricular (LV) function and how to diagnose an abnormal left ventricle (LV). Qualitative and quantitative methods of assessing LV function will be described. Attention is drawn to ways in which pathology and interventions may influence the interpretation of a basic transthoracic echocardiography (TTE or 'echo') examination in the critical care setting. The importance of clinical context and of recognising when expert assistance is needed are emphasised.
This micro skills course from the Royal College of Anaesthetists explains how to record an ECG, the structure of the ECG and how to interpret the results. It further explains the use of the ECG in clinical practice.
Causes of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
This micro skills course from the Royal College of Physicians provides a brief overview of the different causes of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Metabolic Acidosis: Investigation and Management
This micro skills course from the Royal College of Physicians considers the basic biochemistry underlying metabolic acidosis, respiratory compensation and the causes of both raised and normal anion gap metabolic acidoses.
Mental Health and Well-being
This micro skills course from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health aims to help practitioners to describe mental health and well-being and identify the wider social factors which protect vulnerable children and adolescents.
Mental Health and Well-Being in Adolescence
Adolescence is the stage at which many mental health problems begin to develop. This micro skills course from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health describes some of the basic concepts of emotional well-being in young people and the epidemiology of some common mental health problems at this age. It also describes the organisation of adolescent mental health services in England and Wales and their relationship to primary care and paediatric services. Some related problems, such as self harm and substance misuse, are dealt with in other modules.
Hypothermia in the Elderly: Causes and Multifactorial Nature
This micro skills course from the Royal College of Physicians looks at the definition and causes of non exposure hypothermia in older people, how to treat it and how to prevent it.
Mental Health Role of the Police
This micro skills course from the College of Paramedics aims to outline the role of the Police in supporting mental health services and to look at the limitations in their legal powers.
Mental Health Awareness for Individuals
An interesting and relevant eLearning course for all level of employees to increase their awareness of mental health conditions and help reduce the stigma associated with mental health conditions. The course is designed to help all individuals within your organisation to understand mental health conditions and their role and responsibility with respect to mental health conditions in the workplace.
The Mental Health Project
Mental Health Awareness
This introductory micro skills course from The Royal College of General Practitioners aims to raise awareness of mental health issues with healthcare staff. It is designed to give a broad overview of what encompasses mental illness whilst highlighting the link between mental and physical health diagnoses. It also provides some simple guidance on how best to care for someone with mental health difficulties.
Mental Health Acute Care Pathways
This micro skills course from the College of Paramedics aims to outline examples of mental health supporting organisations and options for pathways, safety netting and referral.
Mental Health Act 1983
In this micro skills course from the College of Paramedics will we consider an overview of the Mental Health Act 1983 (amended in 2007) as applied to paramedic practice, and the associated Code of Conduct.
Mental Capacity Act as Part of Human Rights
This micro skills course from NHS Health Education England will include the statutory principles and an overview of the ethical and philosophical ethos of the MCA; what do we mean by 'mental capacity' or its lack. This would be the essential first brick in the wall.
This micro skills course from the College of Paramedics aims to raise awareness of how we think and how this in turn can impact upon the service user and others.
Misuse: Effects of Drugs
This micro skills course from NHS Health Education England focuses on the desired and harmful effects of drugs on the sub-cortical reward centres in the brain. It categorises common drugs into depressants, stimulants and hallucinogens, presenting examples of each.
Minor Chest Injuries
This micro skills course from the College of Paramedics gives an overview of minor chest injuries. It will begin with reviewing chest anatomy and common mechanisms of injury. It will then describe systematic assessment and go on to discuss management.
Minor Head Injury
This micro skills course from the College of Paramedics aims to develop a foundational underpinning knowledge surrounding history taking, physical assessment and management of patients presenting with minor head injuries in the out-of-hospital environment. Anatomy and physiology, history taking and physical assessment will be discussed.
Minor Neck Injury
This micro skills course from the College of Paramedics is designed to equip paramedics with the knowledge and theory to safely manage minor neck trauma at the scene of a minor road traffic accident (RTC). Key aspects of the Canadian C-spine rules will be reviewed and applied to practical scenarios with a focus on discharging patients at the scene. There will also be an emphasis on good safety netting if the patient is safe to discharge.
Models of the Consultation
This micro skills course from the Royal College of General Practitioners describes various models of the general practice consultation, and details how to use each one. The session is intended to be a basis for the subsequent GP consultation micro skills course from the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Monitoring the Patient with a Major Burn
This micro skills course from the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons will identify the factors that commonly influence outcome for patients with major burns. Later, it will explore the link between healing time and quality of healing and explain how it is possible to optimise healing for patients with burns.
Mood Swings and Muddled Thinking
This micro skills course from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health will describe how the effects of difficulties that young people might have with their thoughts, feelings and emotions may show themselves in what they say or do. It then covers what symptoms young people might describe, and how you might assess the risk these pose. Finally, it outlines what you could do to help and what could happen next.
This micro skills lesson from the Association for Palliative Medicine briefly describes the healthy mouth. It also outlines the causes and treatment of oral problems encountered by children receiving palliative care.
Multi-Organ Dysfunction in Patients with Burns
This micro skills course from the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons will explain the pathophysiology of multi-organ dysfunction syndrome and describe how to recognise the early symptoms of this condition. Later sections will offer guidance on the treatment of patients with multi-organ dysfunction syndrome.
This micro skills course from the Royal College of Anaesthetists describes the rationale and application of using combinations of analgesic medicines.
Musculoskeletal Pain in Children
This micro skills course from the Royal College of Anaesthetists explains how to identify, assess and manage chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions in children.
This micro skills lesson from the Royal College of Anaesthetists describes the pathophysiology, diagnosis, clinical features, prognostic factors and clinical management of myeloma in Intensive Care.
This micro skills course from the Royal College of Anaesthetists describes the technique of insertion of nasogastric tubes (NGTs).
Natural History of HIV Infection
This micro skills course from the Royal College of Physicians will discuss the natural history of HIV infection including primary infection, clinically asymptomatic and symptomatic stages. It will describe the relationship between CD4 count and risk of opportunistic infections, clinical syndromes and malignancies.
Mental Capacity Act and Adult Safeguarding
This micro skills course from the NHS Health Education England describes the relationship between the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and adult safeguarding.
Medicines and the Law
This micro skills course from the College of Paramedics introduces the relevant and current legislation for the possession, administration and supply of medicines by paramedics.
Mental Capacity Act 2005
This micro skills course from the College of Paramedics outlines the key principles of mental capacity and the requirements of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 as they apply to the Paramedic service.
Managing Pulmonary Embolism in Special Circumstances
This micro skills course from the Royal College of Physicians discusses the management of a pulmonary embolism in special circumstances including pregnancy, anaemia, thrombophilia and malignancy.
Management of Incontinence and Urinary Catheters
This micro skills course from NHS Health Education England explores the issues surrounding the use of indwelling urinary catheter devices. Later sections investigate the complications that may arise and offer guidance on how to care for people who suffer from incontinence.
Management of Inhalation Injury
This micro skills course from the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons will describe the clinical features of inhalation injury and explain how to assess the severity of inhalation injury.
Management of Low Sodium
This micro skills course from the Royal College of Physicians revises the basic physiology of water and sodium regulation, and demonstrates a structured approach to the assessment and management of patients with hyponatraemia.
Management of STEMI and its Complications
Acute coronary syndromes (ACS) encompass a range of presentations including unstable angina (UA), non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) and ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). This micro skills course from the Royal College of Anaesthetists addresses the management of STEMI and its complications.
Management of Seizures
Acute seizure activity (also commonly known as convulsions) is one of the few situations considered a medical emergency for end of life care patients. It requires urgent intervention. This micro skills lesson from the Association for Palliative Medicine provides a framework for the immediate management and longer term treatment of acute seizures.
Management of Symptoms Associated with Wounds
This micro skills lesson from the Association for Palliative Medicine explores the assessment and management of wounds in end of life care. It also considers the types of challenging skin problems that individuals may face at end of life and gives an overview of the psychological, social and spiritual implications on the patient.
Management of Thyrotoxicosis Including Thyroid Storm
This micro skills course from the Royal College of Physicians covers typical clinical features and management of both thyrotoxicosis and thyroid storm.
Management of haemorrhage in major trauma MCQs
This assessment session from the Royal College of Anaesthetists will present you with a series of questions. Permission has been granted by OUP on behalf of the Board of Management and Trustees of the British Journal of Anaesthesia to publish articles and MCQs from CEACCP on e-Learning Anaesthesia.
Management of the Septic Patient
This micro skills course from the Royal College of Physicians focuses on the sepsis resuscitation care bundle and summarises the evidence regarding specific management strategies.
Managing Alcohol Misuse in Primary Care
Through interactive case histories, learn how to recognise a patient with alcohol problems, learn the difference between types of problems, and learn how to support these patients. This micro skills course has been developed by The Royal College of General Practitioners and NHS Health Education England.