Physical Health Issues in Adult Mental Health Practice - 20 credit points
The aim of the module is to equip health and social care professionals to respond to the physical health needs of adults with mental health problems, as this client group has high levels of morbidity and mortality. The module aims to better equip staff to work between primary and secondary care to ensure that the range of health needs are met. During the module there will be opportunities for staff to develop physical healthcare assessment skills and engage in health promotion strategies.
This module is aimed at health and social care professionals working in mental health settings in both inpatient and community areas. It can be accessed as a stand-alone module or as an optional module for a post-registration degree or graduate diploma pathway.this module is also available at Masters level (code SHGM12).
Module Code: SHG3078
Venue: Swansea University, Singleton Park Campus
Lecturer: Julia Terry