Mental Health Crisis Intervention and Support for Patients

$34.99

CEU course for nursing and other health professions. This 5-hour behavioral health continuing education course covers types of mental health crises, the crisis intervention process, and ethical and legal issues. Learn assessment and de-escalation techniques for patients experiencing a crisis or mental health emergency associated with depression, anxiety, substance use, and mental health disorders.

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Course Objectives

  1. Distinguish between a mental health “crisis” and “emergency.”
  2. Describe the types, phases, and balancing factors of a mental health crisis.
  3. Recognize signs, symptoms, and contributing factors of a mental health crisis.
  4. Summarize the goals and methods involved in the mental health crisis intervention process.
  5. Explain the considerations involved in mental health triage.
  6. List effective communication techniques for use in crisis intervention.
  7. Discuss steps involved in mental health emergency management.
  8. Outline the assessment process of the patient experiencing a mental health emergency.
  9. Describe the appropriate care for patients experiencing substance use or a mental illness.
  10. Identify ethical and legal concerns related to the care of patients experiencing a mental health crisis or emergency.

Accreditation/Approval Information

Nursing

Response and care for persons experiencing a mental health crisis, ranging from short-term intervention to emergency management of a life-threatening situation.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

Paramedic/EMT

Response and care for persons experiencing a mental health crisis, ranging from short-term intervention to emergency management of a life-threatening situation.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education is an approved provider for paramedic and EMT continuing education in California by the Coastal Valleys EMS Agency: CE Provider #49-0057.

Occupational Therapy

Response and care for persons experiencing a mental health crisis, ranging from short-term intervention to emergency management of a life-threatening situation.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is an approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Provider #3313. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Courses offered by AOTA approved providers are accepted by the NBCOT Certification Renewal program.

Physical Therapy

Response and care for persons experiencing a mental health crisis, ranging from short-term intervention to emergency management of a life-threatening situation.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is a Continuing Competency Approval Agency recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California.
  • Approval of physical therapy continuing education credit varies by state. Confirm approval with your state’s licensing agency before you take the course for CE credit. See Physical Therapy CE Approval for more information.

Course Information

Contact Hours: 5.00

Course Availability: Expires 2023-09-04

How It Works

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Take the online course at your convenience.

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Fully complete the course to access your certificate.

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