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Assessment of Psychological Well-being

Assessment of Psychological Well-being

Assessment of Psychological Well-being

Erna Haraldsdottir
Erna Haraldsdottir
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 03 May 2018
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Last updated: 11 Sep 2019

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Psychological assessment is one of the four core areas (also known as domains) of a holistic assessment. In this session you will explore this domain and its potential interactions with the other areas.

This session was reviewed by Carolyn Doyle and Christina Faull and last updated in November 2015.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe the purpose of assessment of psychological and emotional well-being
• Distinguish the areas that may be assessed for psychological and emotional well-being
• Apply a framework for identifying patients’ key psychological concerns
• Discuss how to link identification of problems with identifying goals for improvement with the patient
• Identify how psychological/emotional problems may affect other areas, for example, physical, spiritual and social
• Assess your confidence in the area of psychological assessment
Erna Haraldsdottir

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Erna Haraldsdottir
on behalf of Health Education England

Having trained as a nurse in Iceland in the 1980s, the major part of Erna’s nursing career has been in palliative care in community and hospital settings.

Erna was instrumental in setting up the first palliative care team at the Icelandic National Hospital and helped to establish the first in-patient hospice in Iceland.

She has a Masters and PhD in nursing from the University of Edinburgh.

Having emigrated to Scotland, Erna is currently Head of Education at Strathcarron Hospice. She has wide experience of developing and delivering teaching in palliative care including the master’s programme in palliative care in association with the University of Stirling.

Her main clinical and academic interests are in psychosocial and spiritual issues in palliative care.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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