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Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on bipolar disorder, psychosis and schizophrenia in children

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on bipolar disorder, psychosis and schizophrenia in children

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Format

Syllabus

Time to Complete

1 hour

Published

March 30, 2016

Updated

November 4, 2016
This GP clinical guidance update module is part of the MIMS Learning Essentials learning programme. A subscription gives you 12 months access to regular updates on NICE and other clinical guidance to help keep your practice up to date.

Programme Description

Guidance: NICE quality standard QS102. Bipolar disorder, psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people. October 2015.

Dr Toni Hazell describes how to implement the NICE quality standard on bipolar disorder, psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people in primary care. The module outlines what’s new in the guidance, explains what to do differently in your practice, and describes some areas of uncertainty and what to be aware of in terms of multimorbidity.

This module has been updated to include information on updates to NICE guidance [October 2016].

Educational Objectives

After taking this module, GPs and nurses will be better able to:
  • Recall what’s new and what’s relevant to them in the October 2015 NICE quality statement on bipolar disorder, psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people
  • Know what to do differently in practice in the light of the NICE guidance
  • Recognise the possibility of psychosis or bipolar disorder in children and adolescents
  • Know who to contact in your local CAMHS team for rapid referral
  • Outline the side-effects of antipsychotic treatment and the treatment of children and young people with mental health problems and co-existing physical health conditions
  • Author

    Activity and test author
    Dr Toni Hazell
    GP
    London
    UK

    Instructions

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credit (1 hour learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.

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