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A 4,000 word critical incident analysis of a user's medication management.
This level 6 (undergraduate level) module can contribute towards:
The module syllabus typically includes:
Pharmacology including pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics; Anatomy and physiology as applied to prescribing practice; Basic principles of drugs to be prescribed absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion including adverse drug reactions (ADR), interactions and reactions, including illicit medication.
Legal and Ethical Issues
Mental Health Act (1983); Legal basis, liability and indemnity; Legal implications of advice to self-medicate including the use of complementary therapy and over the counter (OTC) medicines; Safe keeping of prescription pads, action if lost, writing prescriptions and record keeping.
Users, carers, concordance, education and information
Working with users and carers; attitudes towards medication; interaction with other treatments, e.g. psychotherapy educational approaches, media and information; factors affecting concordance, includingÂ cognitive understanding, memory, attention and motivation; access to support; involvement of and with carers.
Assessment and Risk Management
Use of assessment scales in serious mental illness; symptomology; use of medication in crises;Â sideÂ effects; self-monitoring; use of side effects assessment scales; relapse prevention and management.
The concept of the self: thoughts, feelings and behaviour; the social self; use of supervision and reflection as a process of development of self-awareness.
The 20 credit Medication Management in Mental Health Practice module will be taught using a mixture of approaches which include; problem-centred learning, seminars, lectures, discussions and case analysis, self directed learning, learning in practice.
On successful completion of this level 6 (undergraduate level) module, you will achieve the following learning outcomes:
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20 credit level 6 module
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