Module introduction

By the end of this module we hope that you will have a stronger knowledge of:

 

  • the reasons for acute in-patient admission and setting constructive objectives

 

  • the most prevalent treatment models

 

  • the importance of staff talking to patients and how to achieve this

 

  • how to increase the psychotherapeutic content of treatment packages

 

  • ways of enhancing patient self-management and involvement

 

  • effective staffing designation and deployment

 

  • best ways of structuring and providing constructive content for the patient day

 

  • the acute ward psychiatrist’s role in relation to patients, leadership and staff training

 

  • the primary quality assurance systems influencing ward practices and standards.

 

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