|Duration||One day via online distance learning|
|Course leader||Herbert Mwebe|
High serum cholesterol is a leading cause of heart attack and stroke yet remains one of the most under-screened and under treated modifiable risk factors in persons with mental illness.
A range of interventions including prompt screening checks and behaviour change approaches can help to address high cholesterol rates in individuals with serious mental illness, however these interventions are often lacking or not offered to this population. This session aims to increase awareness around screening and monitoring for cholesterol and implication on practice
This one-day training will be of interest to all health and social care, education professionals working in community, primary care and inpatient services providing mental health care to mental health service users. We would also recommend this study day to students on health programmes.
By the end of the session, you should be able to:
This course is taught via synchronous online delivery using a web-based learning and teaching platforms (e.g. MS teams, Kaltura new row, Adobe connect, Zoom).
The content on the day will be delivered via a mixture of PowerPoint presentation, small group exercise and discussion, group feedback and recap/quiz.
To apply for this course or for more information, please email our NHS study days team.
There are several funding options available:
For more information for any of these options, including fee rates for self-funding/employer-sponsored students, please visit our dedicated funding page.