Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry (3DN)

E-Learning

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The e-Learning site www.idhealtheducation.edu.au was launched on 22 July 2013. The site is an interactive education resource for everyone with an interest in intellectual disability mental health.

Registration is free and easy. Under the ‘Professionals’ section there are modules for health and disability practitioners. The site is also useful for students and other professionals who want to learn more about intellectual disability and mental health. 

There are currently 17 e-Learning modules available for health and mental health professionals, with further modules planned to be released in the future. The modules include:

About Intellectual Disability
Module 1: Introduction to Intellectual Disability
Module 2: Living with an Intellectual Disability
Module 3: Intellectual Disability – Changing Perspectives

Fundamental Skills in IDMH
Module 4: Communication: The Basics
Module 5: Improving your Communication
Module 6: Equality in Mental Health Care – A Guide for Clinicians
Module 7: Consent, Decision-making & Privacy – A Guide for Clinicians

Clinical Skills in IDMH
Module 8: Mental Disorders in Intellectual Disability
Module 9: Assessment of Mental Disorders in Intellectual Disability
Module 10: Management of Mental Disorders in Intellectual Disability

Specialist Topics in IDMH
Module 11: Challenging Behaviour I – Introduction
Module 12: Challenging Behaviour II – Assessment
Module 13: Challenging Behaviour III – Management
Module 14: Emergency Mental Health Care 1: Understanding Intellectual Disability in the Emergency   Department
Module 15: Emergency Mental Health Care 2: Journey Through the Emergency Department

Cardiometabolic Health
Cardiometabolic Health in People with Intellectual Disability – Understanding Risk
Cardiometabolic Health in People with Intellectual Disability – Screening and Intervention Strategies

The free e-learning resource can be accessed by a quick registration at www.idhealtheducation.edu.au.  

 

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