Understanding Mental Illness for All Healthcare Professionals

$22.99

Increase your knowledge of recognizing and responding to signs, symptoms, and behaviors of mental health disorders in patients being seen for other physical health problems. Describe primary mental health disorders and effective strategies for integrative care and responding to patients with psychiatric illness while reducing stigma and myths. CEU course for nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and others.

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Course Objectives

  1. Identify concerns healthcare professionals express about caring for patients with physical health conditions who also exhibit mental disorders.
  2. Discuss the etiology of mental illness.
  3. Describe stigmatization and myths regarding mental disorders.
  4. Summarize primary mental health disorders, including their signs, symptoms, patient behaviors, and treatment modalities.
  5. Describe effective strategies for responding to patients with mental disorders.

Accreditation/Approval Information

Nursing

Understand the signs, symptoms, and behaviors of mental health disorders in patients being seen for mental health conditions, and learn about effective responses. Covers common myths and stigmatization of mental disorders.

  • 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.

Occupational Therapy

Understand the signs, symptoms, and behaviors of mental health disorders in patients being seen for mental health conditions, and learn about effective responses. Covers common myths and stigmatization of mental disorders.

  • 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

Understand the signs, symptoms, and behaviors of mental health disorders in patients being seen for mental health conditions, and learn about effective responses. Covers common myths and stigmatization of mental disorders.

  • 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: 9.00

Course Availability: Expires 2023-03-01

EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT: 50% off! Pass this course and register for your certificate to get this course for $23 instead of the regular price of $47.

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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