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Approx. 15 hours to complete

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Advanced Level

Approx. 15 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 1 -3 hours per week....

English

Subtitles: English

Learners taking this Course are

  • Psychiatrists
  • Social Workers
  • Medical Doctors
  • Psychologists
  • Therapists

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Course introduction & communication

2 videos (Total 11 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Building a Therapeutic Relationship7m
5 readings
Course outline10m
Your teaching team10m
Start-of-course survey10m
The Therapeutic Relationship10m
Interview and engagement techniques20m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz (worth 10% of your final grade)20m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Clinical skills

2 videos (Total 43 min), 2 quizzes
2 videos
Case Study - Depression29m
1 practice exercise
The psychiatric patient history (optional non assessed quiz)8m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Mental state examination

4 videos (Total 24 min), 6 readings
4 videos
The Affect in the Mental State Examination5m
The Thought Process in the Mental State Examination3m
Thought Content and the Delusion10m
6 readings
Background to the Mental State Examination5m
Appearance10m
Behaviour and speech10m
Mood and Affect10m
Perceptual Disturbance20m
Assessment of Thought, Language and Communication activity20m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

The Biopsychosocial Model

2 videos (Total 16 min), 2 quizzes
2 videos
The Biopsychosocial Model3m
1 practice exercise
Biopsychosocial Model (optional non assessed quiz)10m
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Top reviews from Foundations of International Psychiatry

By 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

Instructors

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Greg Shields

Dr.
Department of Psychiatry
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Mahesh Jayaram

Dr
Department of Psychiatry

About 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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