Module introduction

Learning outcomes:

 

By the end of this module we hope you will have gained knowledge of:

 

  • what a psychiatric intensive care unit (PICU) is

 

  • the typical profile of a person admitted to a PICU

 

  • the clinical intervention options used in a PICU

 

  • how outcomes are measured in the PICU and the standards used in clinical management

 

  • the multidisciplinary team working in the unit 

 

  • the interface between the PICU and other services.

 

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