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MENTAL HEALTHCARE CPD Approved By : DCAS, DHA, HAAD, MOH

MENTAL HEALTHCARE CPD Approved By : DCAS, DHA, HAAD, MOH

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Course Description

Duration : 1 Day

Aim :

DThe terms of “mental health” and “mental illness”.

Course Outline :

Objectives:

At the end of the course, Students will be able to identify & describe:

  • The terms of “mental health” and “mental illness”.
  • Be aware of the general assumptions and prejudices about mental health problems.
  • Recognize some of the signs and symptoms of mental health problems.
  • Have a basic knowledge of some common mental illnesses including depression, anxiety, SAD, OCD, panic attacks, eating disorders, schizophrenia, and bi-polar disorder.
  • Understand how it might feel to have a mental health problem
  • Know how to communicate more effectively with people who have mental health problems.
  • Be introduced to basic tools for coping with mental ill health

Overview :

The process of promoting the health of individuals with mental health challenges is an integral component of professional nursing practice. This course provides a philosophical and theoretical foundation for understanding mental health challenges as well as the nursing interventions to promote mental health care.