A collection of new sessions on stopping over-medication of people with a learning disability and autistic people (STOMP) has been added to the MindEd mental health elearning programme.

Developed by Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) in collaboration and partnership with NHS England’s STOMP team it features 5 knowledge-based elearning sessions and 1 skills building case study which cover the following topics:

  • Inappropriate Prescribing (for a universal audience)
  • Psychotropic Medication 1 (for a universal and non-specialist professional audience)
  • Psychotropic Medication 2 (this session is specifically aimed at a specialist audience, primarily psychiatrists, psychologists, GPs, pharmacists and mental health and learning disability nurses)
  • Psychotropic Medication 3 (for a universal audience)
  • How to Challenge Inappropriate Medication 1 (for a universal audience)
  • How to Challenge Inappropriate Medication 2 (case study) (for a universal audience)

The sessions explain the meaning of STOMP and discuss opportunities for learners to speak up if they feel someone in their care is receiving inappropriate medication. 

On completion of the sessions, which each take approximately 30 minutes to complete, learners will understand how to access reliable information about medicines. 

For more information and to access the sessions, please visit the MindEd programme page...