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Routine Use of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) for Improving Treatment of Common Mental Health Disorders in Adults

About the Course:

This is a methodology and research intensive course that examines the use of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROM’s) for quantifying and qualifying and later improving the treatment of common mental health disorder in the adult population. It included 17 studies involving 8787 participants: 9 in multidisciplinary mental health care, 6 in psychological therapy settings, and 2 in primary care.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Routine Use of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) for Improving Treatment of Common Mental Health Disorders in Adults created by Dr. Tony Kendrick , Dr. Magdy El-Gohary, and Beth Stuart, PhD in 2016.

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Course Material Authors

Dr. Tony Kendrick

Professor Tony Kendrick is Professor of Primary Care within Medicine at the University of Southampton. Tony Kendrick’s research over 30 years has addressed the management of common and costly mental health problems in primary care, and has been influential in changing the management of schizophrenia and depression in primary care. He has published 177 peer-reviewed articles, six books, 32 book chapters, and 45 other publications.

Dr. Magdy El-Gohary

Magdy El-Gohary is a half time GP working locally in Southampton and half time academic within the School of Primary Care, Population Sciences and Medical Education.

Beth Stuart, PhD

Dr Beth Stuart is a medical statistician and quantitative methodologist. Beth’s work involves helping researchers to develop research questions, design studies and plan analyses and interpret results. She has experience of working with a wide variety of study designs including randomised controlled trials, observational cohorts and feasibility studies.

Course Creator

L.A. Rankin

L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the potiential of using Patient Reported Outcome Measures.

  2. Recognize that PROM’s will need to be used to comply with federal policy pronouncements.

  3. Summarize that the use of PROM’s has not been proven effective in the studies selected.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

2.5 CE Credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

2.5 CPD hours

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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

2.5 CE Credit hours

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Course Material

References begin on page 35.

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Course Number 102586
2.5 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
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