Triaging and Communicating with Mental Health Patients in the Emergency Room
Course Expiration Date: 1/31/20
If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.
If you are purchasing this course the cost is $50.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.
Course Description: This course is intended to increase the participant's knowledge of how to triage and communicate with mental health patients in the emergency room.
Instructor: Amber Hollingsworth LPC, MAC, CACII, CCS and Cindy Gilreath RN
Target Audience: Nurses, Social Workers, and Counselors and Therapists
Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:
identify risk factors associated with behavioral symptoms
develop techniques for reflective listening (level one and level two)
Length of Course: 120 minutes
Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 2.0 contact hours.
Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 2 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.
Social Workers:This program has been approved for 2 clock hours of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.
Others: This educational offering provides 0.20 CEUs (2.0 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.
Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.
The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.
Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.
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