The accredited distance learning course you need to understand the medicines prescribed to people living with dementia.
Understanding Medicines in Anxiety & Sleep Disorders Distance Learning Workbook
The accredited distance learning course you need to be up to date with current medicines and treatments used for anxiety and sleep disorders.
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- Course Information
This accredited course is available as an interactive self-study distance learning workbook.
On completion of the course, you will be able to:
- Describe the different types of anxiety disorder including generalised anxiety disorder, phobias, OCD, panic disorder, PTSD
- Describe the symptoms of anxiety and sleep disorders
- Understand the causes of anxiety and sleep disorders
- Understand the treatment aims for anxiety and sleep disorders
- Describe the types of medicines used in the treatment of anxiety and sleep disorders
- Describe the common side effects of the medicines used
- Understand when and how to use “when required” (PRN) medicines in the treatment of anxiety
All courses include engaging activities, exercises and case studies.
A great resource for Nurses to use as part of their revalidation.
- What is anxiety?
- Difference between anxiety and stress
- When do anxiety and stress become a problem?
- Symptoms of stress and anxiety
- Types of anxiety disorder including generalised anxiety disorder, phobias, OCD, panic disorder, PTSD
- Treatment for anxiety disorders
- Medicines used to treat anxiety- including antidepressants
- Side effects of SSRI and tricyclic antidepressants
- Serotonin syndrome
- Pregabalin, beta blockers, benzodiazepines and their side effects
- What are sleep disorders?
- Causes and treatment
- Non-drug treatments
- Medicines used in sleep disorders including benzodiazepines, Z-drugs, antihistamines, antidepressants
- PRN medicines
A certificate is awarded on successful completion of the assessment.
This course is:
- Accredited by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
- Developed by qualified Pharmacist trainers
- Compliant with CQC requirements
- Evidenced by a certificate of successful completion
Distance Learning Workbook£15 per workbook We offer the following discounted prices: £12.50 per workbook for orders of 10 workbook packs or more. £10 per workbook for orders of 100 workbook packs or more. *Prices excluding postage. No VAT charged.
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