Antisocial Personality Disorder

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Updated 16 May 2024 Certificate ANCC Accredited

Antisocial personality disorder is often misunderstood and misdiagnosed with guidelines indicating those living with ASPD receive suboptimal care and have significant morbidity and mortality rates.

Content

5 Video Units • 16 Questions
Pre-reflection
1 Question
Introduction
2m
Pretest
3 Questions
Psychopaths, Sociopaths and the Antisocial Personality Disorder
4 Questions
10m
Prevalence, Causes and Neurological Findings
1 Question
8m
Physical and Mental Health Comorbidities
2 Questions
2m
The Challenges of Treatment
4 Questions
7m
Post-reflection
1 Question

What you'll learn:

1

Enhance your knowledge of the provision of care for persons diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder.

2

Be able to describe best-practice approaches to caring for a person with an antisocial personality disorder.

Who it's for:

This Ausmed Course is relevant to all healthcare workers working in a range of healthcare settings, but especially those working in mental health or who care for people with a mental health condition.

Why it's needed:

It is hypothesised that healthcare workers may lack the confidence to care for people with antisocial personality disorder by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines (2015). Antisocial personality disorders are often misunderstood and misdiagnosed in healthcare.

Purpose

The purpose of this Ausmed Course is to increase the level of knowledge of healthcare workers when caring for a person diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder.

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Last updated16 May 2024

Published14 Apr 2021

Due for review30 Jul 2024
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This course has been published with the American Nurses Credentialing Center Accreditation.
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Anyone involved in the creation of Ausmed content declare that they have no conflicts of interest. Generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used where possible.

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