This course is only available to UNISON members.
This half day introductory course is for all staff working in Health and Social Care including nurses, AHP, Health Care Assistants. Delirium is a deterioration in mental functioning, which is triggered by an acute illness of the body or the brain, intoxication or drug abuse. Delirium creates problems for health care professionals because it is complex to diagnose and care for. Good management of delirium requires knowledge of mental status assessment and awareness of the medical and environmental factors that may be involved.
This course will look at what is and what is not delirium, impact of delirium, risk factors associated with delirium, prevention and assessment.
Tutor: Nichola Cullen
Tutor's organisation: Public Health Agency
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This course will give participants with an understanding of how prescription and over the counter medicines are misused. It will provide an overview of the types of medicines as well as information on the prevalence, effects, risks to the user, harm reduction methods and services available. It is relevant to anyone who works/volunteers with those with addiction issues, with young people and also may be of interest to parents
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