Topic outline

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    This acute psychiatric emergencies programme is for those trainees in both emergency medicine and psychiatry as well as nursing and other allied health professionals that are involved in crisis care for mental health.

    The course is taught with combined groups from all specialties, with all benefitting from a common structured approach. Specifically, those in emergency medicine will gain a structured approach to acute psychiatric emergencies and an essential toolkit of techniques.

    Those in psychiatry and mental health services will gain from learning about psychiatric emergencies using the structured techniques of emergency medicine, and gain from shared learning with acute care colleagues.