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

Course Publication Date: May 19, 2020

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:UMI121019
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Psychiatric & Mental Health
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
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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