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Psychiatric Nurse

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Offer ends 27 September 2021
Study method
Online, self-paced
9 hours
Access to content
1 year
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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The Psychiatric Nurse is a wonderful learning opportunity for anyone who has a passion for this topic and is interested in enjoying a long career in the relevant industry. It’s also for anyone who is already working in this field and looking to brush up their knowledge and boost their career with a recognised certification.

This Psychiatric Nurse consists of several modules that take around 9 hours to complete. The course is accompanied by instructional videos, helpful illustrations, how-to instructions and advice.

The course is offered online at a very affordable price. That gives you the ability to study at your own pace in the comfort of your home. You can access the modules from anywhere and from any device.

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Why choose this course

  • Earn a free e-certificate upon successful completion.
  • Accessible, informative modules taught by expert instructors
  • Study in your own time, at your own pace, through your computer tablet or mobile device
  • Benefit from instant feedback through mock exams and multiple-choice assessments
  • Get 24/7 help or advice from our email and live chat teams
  • Full Tutor Support on Weekdays

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

********** Course Modules***********

**Psychiatric Nurse**

Module1: Introduction to Nursing

  • The History of Nursing
  • Introduction to the job role
  • Duties and responsibilities of a nurse
  • Members of a healthcare team and their functions
  • Summary

Module 2: Effective Communication in Nursing

  • Need for Communication in Nursing
  • Communication in the Context of Caregiving
  • Forms of Communication
  • Strategies for Overcoming Communication Barriers

Module 3: Health and Safety in Nursing

  • Fire Safety
  • Preventing Falls
  • Violence in the Workplace
  • Nursing Assistant Safety
  • Summary

Module 4: Hygiene in Nursing

  • Introduction to the Module
  • Bed bathing patients
  • Summary

Module 5: Understanding legal, professional standards of practice and ethical aspects of health care- Part 1

  • Doctor Patient Confidentiality or Implementation of P.L.R.C
  • Access to the Patient Records Legislations
  • Adult safeguarding and support Legislations
  • Abortion Legislations
  • Summary

Module 6: Understanding legal, professional standards of practice and ethical aspects of health care- Part 2

  • Mental Capacity & Mental Health Legislations
  • Drugs Control, Supervision, Management & Health Protection Legislations
  • The Code: Professional standards of practice and behaviour
  • Summary

Module 7: Introduction to Mental Health

  • What is Mental Health?
  • Characteristics of Good Mental Health
  • How to Improve Mental Well-Being
  • Summary/Keynotes of The Module

Module 8: Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autistic Disorder
  • Summary/Keynotes of The Module

Module 9: Stress and Anxiety Disorders

  • Anxiety
  • Acute Stress Disorder
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Summary/Keynotes of The Module

Module 10: Schizophrenia

  • What is Schizophrenia Disorder?
  • Hallucinations
  • Psychosis
  • Summary/Keynotes of The Module

Module 11: Personality Disorders

Module 12: Mood Disorders

Module 13: Eating & Sleeping Disorders

Module 14: Self-Harm and Suicide

Module 15: Approach and React To People in Mental Health Crisis

Module 16: Medication and Therapy in the Treatment of Mental Illness


Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to obtain your course completion PDF certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of £9.99.

Who is this course for?

Whether you're an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this Psychiatric Nurse course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and a certificate of achievement attesting to your knowledge.


The Psychiatric Nurse is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.