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What are some of the skills required when interviewing patients? What information is required when taking a patient history or completing a mental state examination? These are just some of the questions you'll seek answers to as you work through the course material. Mental health is an important public issue across the world, and the role of the psychiatrist is crucial in helping to address these. This course aims to give you a more nuanced understanding of the role of a psychiatrist, developing clinical skills and therapeutic relationships. Understanding the impact of mental illness in society and ethics in medicine are some of the key themes central to this course. This course is designed to provide essential background knowledge and practical skills that apply to any mental health clinical setting....
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Recommandé : 5 weeks of study, 1 -3 hours per week.

Approx. 12 heures pour terminer
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Course introduction & communication

Welcome to The University of Melbourne Massive Open Online Course in International Psychiatry. This course has been designed to provide essential background knowledge and practical skills for health professionals working with mentally unwell patients. In this first week of the course, you will learn about the importance of good communication skills. Working effectively and collaboratively with patients is the goal of every mental health professional. This can often be challenging for practitioners, especially when patients are very unwell or reluctant to seek help. Good communication skills are essential to engage patients and families, and to build therapeutic relationships with our clients. In this module we will look at skills and concepts that come in useful when interviewing patients....
Reading
2 vidéos (Total 11 min), 5 lectures, 1 quiz
Video2 vidéos
Building a Therapeutic Relationship7 min
Reading5 lectures
Course outline10 min
Your teaching team10 min
Start-of-course survey10 min
The Therapeutic Relationship10 min
Interview and engagement techniques20 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Week 1 Quiz (worth 10% of your final grade)20 min

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3 heures pour terminer

Clinical skills

Welcome to the Clinical Skills module. The focus of this week's learning will on skills and concepts that come in useful when documenting a psychiatric patient history....
Reading
2 vidéos (Total 43 min), 2 quiz
Video2 vidéos
Case Study - Depression29 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
The psychiatric patient history (optional non assessed quiz)8 min

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Mental state examination

The Mental State Examination (MSE) is a core skill in psychiatry, and an integral part of the patient interview. This week we will look at each component of the MSE, and how to classify, interpret, and document the patient’s presentation...
Reading
4 vidéos (Total 24 min), 6 lectures
Video4 vidéos
The Affect in the Mental State Examination5 min
The Thought Process in the Mental State Examination3 min
Thought Content and the Delusion10 min
Reading6 lectures
Background to the Mental State Examination5 min
Appearance10 min
Behaviour and speech10 min
Mood and Affect10 min
Perceptual Disturbance20 min
Assessment of Thought, Language and Communication activity20 min

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The Biopsychosocial Model

Now that you are familiar with the Mental State Examination, you will be required to write and submit your second peer reviewed assignment for this course - documenting a mental state examination. Later this week, we'll take a closer look at 'the biopsychosocial model' - a framework for integrating different aspects of the patient’s life into a wholistic understanding of their mental illness. In this module, you will learn about the model, and apply it to a clinical scenario....
Reading
2 vidéos (Total 16 min), 2 quiz
Video2 vidéos
The Biopsychosocial Model3 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Biopsychosocial Model (optional non assessed quiz)10 min
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par JPMay 11th 2018

Very good at reinforcing the basics of a psychiatric assessment, and gives a broad understanding of issues in international psychiatry. Overall, a thoroughly enjoyable and useful course

Enseignants

Greg Shields

Dr.
Department of Psychiatry

Mahesh Jayaram

Dr
Department of Psychiatry

À propos de The University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is an internationally recognised research intensive University with a strong tradition of excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement. Established in 1853, it is Australia's second oldest University....

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