R4R Mental Health Awareness: Spotlight on Schizophrenia

This series of modules on mental health awareness with a spotlight on schizophrenia have been specifically developed for primary care nurses.


These modules have been sponsored and developed by Janssen-Cilag Limited, and have been designed to benefit you, your team and your patients. The content has been written by Louise Saxton RMN, Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, and Mednet Ltd..

 

You are encouraged to register to gain access to interactive e-learning content, where you can test your understanding and benefit by receiving a certificate for your CPD portfolio.

R4R Mental Health Awareness: Spotlight on Schizophrenia

This module explores nurse’s experiences, dispelling myths and challenging negative attitudes to mental health issues, particularly schizophrenia.
 
 

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R4R Assessing Mental State and Crisis Management

This module provides nurses with confidence and knowledge on the core symptoms of schizophrenia, in order to begin to manage cluster 11 patients more confidently and effectively assess patients’ mental state.  

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R4R Side Effect Observation and Management

This module aims to educate nurses on the possible side effects of antipsychotic medication and enables them to recognise, manage and monitor these.
 
 

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R4R Administering Antipsychotic Injections

This module provides nurses with confidence and knowledge on administering antipsychotic medicine to a number of injection sites, including: upper outer quadrant, hip site, upper arm and thigh sites.
 
 

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R4R Discharge Process and Mental Health Care Pathways

This module provides nurses with knowledge on the discharge process and care pathways, including what information should be included when a person is discharged from secondary to primary care and what should be included in a relapse plan/ signature.

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R4R Intramuscular (IM) Injection Video Tutorial

Consolidate your knowledge of techniques to administer IM injections at different sites. Please refer to the Summary of Product Characteristics of the medicine you are administering to confirm the licenced injection site(s) for that product.

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R4R PHQ-9 Video Tutorial 

Learn more about the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) rating scale for assessing depression and how it can help you make evidence-based decisions about patient’s care.
 
 
 
 

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Date of preparation: April 2019

Item code: EM-10104