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Red flag symptoms – Mood changes


Content developed by MIMS Learning http://www.mimslearning.co.uk/

INTRODUCTION

This module provides an overview into the red flags of mood changes. Key learning points for general practice nurses include identifying changes such as social withdrawal or apathy, taking a good history, useful investigations and when to refer.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing this module, you should be better able to:

  • Recognise the common red flag symptoms to look out for in a patient with mood changes
  • Identify, diagnose and manage the underlying conditions causing these red flags
  • Understand when to make an urgent referral

AUTHOR

Dr Tillmann Jacobi, GP, York

This resource is provided at a basic level by MIMS Learning. Read the article and reflect on what you have learned, then answer the test questions at the end.

Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio. You should record the time spent on this resource in your CPD log.

Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio.