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Psychological First Aid
Intended audience group 2
Front line registered and unregistered staff in all health (NHS, Community and Primary Care) and social care environments. Secondary care including health improvement personnel, nursing, practitioners, pharmacists, link workers, patient engagement. It also includes volunteers and personal assistants of care. All care roles or public providing a care provision or working with people, families and communities.
Psychological First Aid (PFA) is the globally recommended training for supporting people during emergencies and offers guidance on delivering psychosocial care including the immediate aftermath of the emergency event.
On this course, you explore the psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and what you can do to help people cope – your patients, colleagues and yourself.
The course will teach you the key principles of giving psychological first aid in emergencies.