CPD modules

Psychological interventions used to treat obsessive compulsive disorder

  • RCN accredited
  • Peer reviewed
  • Certificate
  • Learning time: 01 hr
  • Last updated: 2016
  • Link to RCNi portfolio

This learning module explores obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), a common mental health problem associated with poor quality of life, impaired functioning and increased risk of suicide. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines on the management of this potentially chronic condition, for example through the use of psychological treatments based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), are discussed.

Disclaimer

Please note that information provided by RCNi Learning is not sufficient to ensure competence in the skill. Assessment of competence should take place in line with local practice. Practice should always align with local protocols and procedures, latest guidelines and any regulatory code. All modules should currently be viewed together with available national and local Covid-19 guidelines. For advice, go to www.rcn.org.uk/covid-19/rcn-position

Judith Gellatly, Trial manager/research fellow, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester.
Christine Molloy, Psychological wellbeing practitioner, Tameside and Glossop Primary Care Mental Health Service, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, Ashton-under-Lyme, Greater Manchester.


To continue learning

TRY 1 MONTH’S ACCESS FOR JUST £1 AND GET:

Your subscription package includes:
  • Full access to more than 220 interactive, evidence-based e-learning modules
  • Practical skills and bitesize learning
  • RCNi Learning app – learn on the go, even without access to the internet
  • RCNi Portfolio – build, store and track your evidence for revalidation quickly and easily
  • Certificate download
Already subscribed?

Why learn with us?

RCNi Learning is accredited by the RCN and includes CPD certificates

Personal revalidation portfolio to document learning. Download as a PDF to submit to the NMC

Log CPD hours, write a reflective account and save certificate into portfolio

Pre and post module tests let you measure your progress. Further reading list included