Schizophrenia Awareness

Schizophrenia Awareness

£20 + VAT

Schizophrenia has a number of different components which make it extremely serious and this course will help you to spot these symptoms and help a person seek appropriate treatment. The course comes with full certification and covers a number of medical interventions as well as methods to manage Schizophrenia.

All about this course

This Schizophrenia Awareness course develops your understanding of what Schizophrenia is, what causes it and how it can be treated. The units will ensure that you have an in-depth knowledge of how Schizophrenia can manifest itself and various therapies and medications which are useful in controlling symptoms.

Anyone who works with someone that has been diagnosed with Schizophrenia will benefit form this course. This could include mental health workers, care support staff and anyone else working in the care sector.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

Fully CPD registered
Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
Fully printed certificate posted next day
Covers all required legislation and practices
Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

Unit 1 – Understanding the Term ‘Schizophrenia’ – In this unit of the course we will look at the term Schizophrenia and define this mental illness. We will look at some statistics of Schizophrenia and how the illness is portrayed in the media.
Unit 2 – The Causes of Schizophrenia – Next up we will move on to explore the causes of Schizophrenia and examine the possible causes associated with the illness. This will include a variety of biological and environmental factors that may contribute to a higher risk of suffering from Schizophrenia.
Unit 3 – How Schizophrenia affects people – Schizophrenia affects people in several ways and will have a huge impact on a persons life. In this part of the course we will explore some of the common behaviours seen in Schizophrenia patients and how these changes impact upon their life.
Unit 4 – Interventions for Schizophrenia – There are a number of different ways to aid a person who has Schizophrenia so that the illness does not impact upon their life too much. Next we will explore a number of these methods including ECT, hospitalisation, anti-psychotic medication, crisis resolution and CBT.
Unit 5 – Managing Schizophrenia – Learning to manage the condition on a day-to-day basis is often something which is required of people that have Schizophrenia. Here we will look at the methods that can be used daily to reduce the impact on individuals and their family.