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June 1 @ 9:00 am 5:00 pm BST

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This course is designed to support individuals starting their careers in the NHS to learn more about the way psychiatry is practised in the UK. The course caters to both recent graduates and experienced clinicians from foreign medical schools.

Aimed at various professionals including Psychiatry Trainees, Foundation Training Doctors, General Practice Trainees, Trust or Specialty Doctors, and Locum Doctors, it addresses the common practice gaps encountered in the field.

Participants will develop confidence in managing a range of psychiatric conditions including:

  • Depression
  • Self-harm
  • Suicidality
  • Emotionally unstable personality disorder
  • Bipolar affective disorder
  • Psychosis
  • Substance misuse
  • Dementia

Key learning outcomes include:

  • Understanding the organisation of mental health services in the UK
  • Diagnosing common psychiatric presentations
  • Justifying management plans
  • Prescribing for acute alcohol withdrawal
  • Managing substance misuse on psychiatry wards
  • Conducting a Mental State Examination
  • Completing a Mental Capacity Assessment.

By the end of the course, attendees will attain the knowledge and skills expected at the Foundation Year 2 or Core Psychiatry Trainees Year 1 level.

£100 Event Price


Emergency Medicine, General Practice, All Medical Specialties and Psychiatry


Medical Student, Foundation Doctor, SHO, Registrar, SAS Doctor, Consultant, Nurse Practitioner and Physician Associate


CPD Accredited