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NICE Lipid Modification

Tue, 2017-07-11 13:20 -- fatima.almeda

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 Audience

This learning programme has been developed for healthcare professionals who manage lipid modification, this may include GPs, practice nurses, community pharmacists and primary care pharmacists.

 

Aim

How to revalidate with the NMC

Tue, 2016-04-26 11:31 -- fatima.almeda

This module has been designed to support Practice Nurses to meet the requirements of the NMC’s Revalidation process. It provides links to other relevant e-modules which will help you develop a clear understanding of the requirements. It also has a number of case studies demonstrating how you can meet Revalidation requirements. In addition, it has a number of links to the NMC website.

Specific mental health conditions: a guide for practice nurses (BMJ Learning)

Tue, 2016-04-26 11:01 -- fatima.almeda

This module gives a brief overview of some, but by no means all, mental health conditions that practice nurses might meet in primary care. It is hoped that you will then have a better understanding of how these patients are affected in their day to day life.

Learning outcomes:

After completing this module, you should:

Free module: Care planning - a guide for practice nurses (BMJ Learning)

Tue, 2016-04-26 10:57 -- fatima.almeda

People with long term conditions should have a plan of care to help them self manage. This module looks at the different approaches and designs of care plans - so that you can assist patients with enduring mental and/or physical health problems.

Learning outcomes:

After completing this module, you should:

Medication for mental health problems in primary care: a guide for practice nurses – part two (BMJ Learning)

Tue, 2016-04-26 10:44 -- fatima.almeda

This is part two of two modules which cover the medications prescribed for most of the mental health conditions seen in primary care.

Learning outcomes:

After completing this module, you should:

  • Understand which medications are prescribed for:
    • Dementia
    • Severe mental illness
  • Be aware of the side effects of the various medications
  • Be able to complete a side effect rating scale.

Medication for mental health problems in primary care: a guide for practice nurses – part one (BMJ Learning)

Tue, 2016-04-26 10:41 -- fatima.almeda

This is part one of two modules which cover the medications prescribed for most of the mental health conditions seen in primary care.

Learning outcomes:

After completing this module, you should:

  • Understand which medications are prescribed for:
    • Depression and anxiety
    • Aiding sleep
  • Understand how to help patients adhere to treatment
  • Be aware of the side effects of the various medications.
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