Target group: This 6-hour workshop is targeted to nurses and midwives providing care for patients with a mental health condition in general hospitals.
Course outline: There are increasing numbers of mental health presentations and admissions to all general hospitals, especially the medical, surgical, intensive care and emergency departments.
This workshop will assist nurses and midwives in understanding mental illnesses, barriers to treatment caused by stigma and discrimination, identifying the clinical signs and symptoms of mental illness, identifying mental health changes in your patients, managing a mental health crisis, duty of care, the NSW Mental Health Act and developing mental health care plans.
NOTE: This course is not aimed at Mental Health Nurses / Nurses working within the Mental Health System.
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
"Tradies" Sutherland District Trade Union Club
57 Manchester Road, Gymea, 2227
You'll automatically become a member of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation