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Nurses for Nurses Network: Understand mental health, understand your responses, develop your practice

Date: Nov 25, 2021 00:00:00 to Nov 26, 2021 23:59:00
25-26 November Event
23 Palmer St, South Townsville Qld

A seminar for general nurses who want to gain an understanding of mental illness to develop their clinical relationships/practice

This two-day seminar introduces you to the main mental illnesses that you are likely to see as a Nurse working in clinical practice across health settings. During the two days, a number of interventions will be demonstrated that can be easily integrated into your practice.

One in four adults will experience a mental illness at some time in their life. The common mental health conditions that will be covered are anxiety disorders, mood disorders, psychosis, schizophrenia, and post-traumatic stress disorder. The seminar will also cover suicidality and self-harm.
Conference Learning Outcomes:
  • Gain an understanding of the common mental health conditions
  • Understand the reasons for suicidality and self-harm
  • Investigate how to engage with an individual in distress
  • Identify when, where, and how of referral to appropriate mental health services
 
view the event program and REGISTER HERE

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