ABCs of Mental Illness
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about their patients with mental illness, how it is diagnosed, therapy options, and electroconvulsive therapy. We will also discuss mental disorders that are common in America, the warning signs of suicide and myths vs. facts about mental illness.

Course Publication Date: March 15, 2018

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:MI030718
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Psychiatric & Mental Health

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Learning Objectives
  • Discuss mental health conditions and the workplace.
  • Differentiate myths from the facts about mental illness.
  • List three warning signs of suicide.
  • Name four different formats for psychotherapy.
  • Describe three different approaches to psychotherapy
  • Ways to simplify our lives and cut stress.
  • State the most common mental disorders in America.
  • Discuss electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).


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