The course is an introduction to the areas of mental health, learning disability and eating disorders, with a very practical emphasis on improving skills and applying knowledge to increase confidence and decision making in these clinical areas. 

Aims  

  • To give a broad overview of the role of the Dietitian in working with mental health, learning disabilities and  eating disorders patients; using a case study approach to focus on key nutritional, medical, social and psychological approaches used within these specific client groups.
  • To enable students to make informed decisions about multi-disciplinary team (MDT) involvement, risk, communication, treatment and safe, effective working with these client groups. 

 

The course is an introduction to the areas of mental health, learning disability and eating disorders, with a very practical emphasis on improving skills and applying knowledge to increase confidence and decision making in these clinical areas.

Aims 

  • To give a broad overview of the role of the Dietitian in working with mental health, learning disabilities and  eating disorders patients; using a case study approach to focus on key nutritional, medical, social and psychological approaches used within these specific client groups.
  • To enable students to make informed decisions about multi-disciplinary team (MDT) involvement, risk, communication, treatment and safe, effective working with these client groups.

The course is an introduction to the areas of mental health, learning disability and eating disorders, with a very practical emphasis on improving skills and applying knowledge to increase confidence and decision making in these clinical areas.

Aims 

  • To give a broad overview of the role of the Dietitian in working with mental health, learning disabilities and  eating disorders patients; using a case study approach to focus on key nutritional, medical, social and psychological approaches used within these specific client groups.
  • To enable students to make informed decisions about multi-disciplinary team (MDT) involvement, risk, communication, treatment and safe, effective working with these client groups.

The course is an introduction to the areas of mental health, learning disability and eating disorders, with a very practical emphasis on improving skills and applying knowledge to increase confidence and decision making in these clinical areas.

Aims 

  • To give a broad overview of the role of the Dietitian in working with mental health, learning disabilities and  eating disorders patients; using a case study approach to focus on key nutritional, medical, social and psychological approaches used within these specific client groups.
  • To enable students to make informed decisions about multi-disciplinary team (MDT) involvement, risk, communication, treatment and safe, effective working with these client groups.