CPD module: mental health



After completing this module you should be more aware of:

  • The epidemiology of common mental health problems.
  • Factors that are associated with mental illness.
  • The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme.
  • Talking therapies available through the NHS.
  • NICE CG90 ‘Depression in adults: recognition and management.’
  • The core recommendations and priorities in CG90.
  • NICE recommendations on selecting an antidepressant.
  • Recommendations around initiating and monitoring anti-depressant medication.
  • Points to consider when switching, stopping or combining antidepressants.

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