Physical Health in Mental Health - The Role of the Mental Health Nurse

Physical Health in Mental Health  - The Role of the Mental Health Nurse

A full day workshop to gain an understanding of the role of mental health nurse in recognising the signs of deteriorating physical health and how they are ideally placed to monitor physical health and provide health promotion advice.

Entry and Admissions

Ancillary Award:



Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:


Course Length:

Full day

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Start Date:

Tuesday 8th May 2018, 9:30am-4pm

Entry Requirements:


Course Content

Course Outline:
Who should attend?
  • Nurse Associates
  • Nurses

Max number of participants - 20

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Academic Expertise

Facilitator - Jennifer Deighton
Jeni teaches across the pre-registration and post-registration nursing courses. Her specialist areas of interest are the mental and physical health needs of older people. Jeni has a particular interest in the care and treatment of people with Dementia and is passionate about improving older people’s access to dementia research.

Learning outcome & aims

By the end of the workshops participants will:
  • Identify common health issues associated with the client group and identify positive lifestyle strategies for managing these.
  • Utilise a range of evidence based inter-disciplinary interventions taking into account issues of consent and capacity in the care of clients with physical health needs
  • Apply knowledge, skills and behaviours that provide safe and effective assessment and care of the clients physical health needs.

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Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE


For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.

How to Apply

Please book online at If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us: email or call 01772 893808

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