Cost: £625Did you know study days are optional on this module? We know students benefit from face to face contact with a trainer, a chance to ask questions, and networking with other students. But if your location or your calendar mean you can’t attend the study days, you don’t need to worry – all the actual learning for the course is done online. So pick a start date to suit – you can still join the cohort and benefit from our great education!To ensure you have the correct qualifications stipulated by the University to commence the Level 7 module, once your application is received, a member of the education team will contact you within 5 working days.This module explores risk factors for common mental health issues in people with long term physical health conditions. Students will have the opportunity to engage in debate pertaining to theoretical approaches for the use of tools and methods to identify mental health problems.There is an emphasis on the importance of person centred approaches; the module enables the student to study current research and evidence-based practice around interventions for mental health problems. Students will explore communication, interaction and working in partnership with patients, families and carers including signposting and referral to other services.Issues of equality, diversity, inclusion and safeguarding will be discussed in the context of key legislation, health policy and ethics.Through a series of formal presentations, lectures and self-directed study, students will be able to articulate their rationale for a particular course of action in a range of clinical scenarios and reflect this discussion in their coursework.Please note, start dates are the date a course will begin, and study days are not scheduled to be the same as the start date. Course code: 7FHH1187Study DaysThis module is delivered by blended learning, with study days to support the online course. Please note that if low numbers of students book onto this module we may cancel study days at short notice. If this is the case, students already registered will be contacted by our Student Support Team and offered alternative options.The university registration end date is set at 6 weeks before the start date of the module. Late applications can still be processed and will be considered on an individual basis. Please be aware that applications received less than 6 weeks before the start date of the module may result in a slight delay in accessing online learning materials. If you have any queries regarding the above please contact the programme administrator programmes@educationforhealth.orgCourse DetailsAssessment Method: 3,000 word e-portfolioStudy Method: Distance learning (includes 1 study day)Duration: 3 monthsNo. of Credits: 15 at Level 7Accrediting Institution: University of Hertfordshire