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Foundations of International Psychiatry

What are some of the skills required when interviewing patients? What information is required when taking a patient history or completing a mental state examination? These are just some of the questions you'll seek answers to as you work through the course material. Mental health is an important public issue across the world, and the role of the psychiatrist is crucial in helping to address these. This course aims to give you a more nuanced understanding of the role of a psychiatrist, developing clinical skills and therapeutic relationships. Understanding the impact of mental illness in society and ethics in medicine are some of the key themes central to this course. This course is designed to provide essential background knowledge and practical skills that apply to any mental health clinical setting.
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Length 6 weeks
Effort 5 weeks of study, 1 -3 hours per week.
Starts Apr 26 (next week)
Cost $49
From The University of Melbourne via Coursera
Instructors Greg Shields, Mahesh Jayaram
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Language English
Subjects Science
Tags Life Sciences Medicine And Healthcare Clinical Science Basic Science

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Rating 3.8 based on 8 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 5 weeks of study, 1 -3 hours per week.
Starts Apr 26 (next week)
Cost $49
From The University of Melbourne via Coursera
Instructors Greg Shields, Mahesh Jayaram
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Science
Tags Life Sciences Medicine And Healthcare Clinical Science Basic Science

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