Mental Health: Anxiety Disorders

by Altura Learning

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Course Description:

Anxiety can be experienced in many ways and can often interrupt a person’s daily living routines. This course identifies different types of common anxiety disorders and explores how to support someone who lives with this condition.

Individuals living with a diagnosed anxiety disorder share their insights — including potential triggers, how their anxiety might present physically, co-morbidity, effective treatment, as well as misconceptions that people may have about these disorders. 

Time is taken to explore why a person coming into care may feel some level of anxiety and how to identify this. Ways you can support them to regain their self-confidence and independence, and when to seek extra support, are discussed. 

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe common anxiety disorders and their signs and symptoms
  • Explain how to support a person living with an anxiety disorder whilst in a care environment

Who is this course appropriate for:

This course is appropriate for all care staff who support people with an anxiety disorder. It is also appropriate for carers who are supporting their family or friend.

Continuing Professional Development Hours:

Up to 8 hours can be earned completing this course.

You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 7 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.

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