Schizophrenia Awareness

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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.

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Course Description

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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 from 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.

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  • 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.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email hello@cpdonline.co.uk.

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Schizophrenia Awareness course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Schizophrenia Awareness course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Schizophrenia Awareness course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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Schizophrenia Awareness course
Schizophrenia Awareness
£20 + VAT