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Computer or App based learning - Designed for your convenience

4 hours CPD 1 day online emergency mental health grant

Module 1: Risks Associated with Deliberate Self harm  

  • Assessing suicidal risk in the Emergency Department
    • Risk stratification has been taught for a decade or more - but it isn't evidence based and it doesn't work!
    • Learn instead about a program that reduces repeated suicide attempts by 35%
  • Strangulation and Hanging
    • Learn to recognize the one factor that increases a person's risk of death by 800 times.
    • What investigations are essential? 
    • One surprising idea to consider with the EMR/discharge summary.

Module 2: Risks Associated with Alcohol and Other Drugs

  • Poppers and Whippets N2O Alkyl nitrates Abuse
    • Learn  the four key investigations and five keys to management
  • Cannabis hyperemesis syndrome
    • Learn what reduces the symptoms, and the only way to cure it
  • Management of stimulants
    • Learn the 7 step management process
  • Adolescent Addiction
    • Learn the 5 A's of brief intervention
  • Dealing with Drug Seeking
    • Avoiding risk / threat
    • The Hustler
    • Misunderstood chronic pain patient
    • Member of staff / colleague

Module 3: Risks Associated with Violent behaviour  

  • Occupational Violence Duty of Care
    • Learn what one regional ED did to decrease the need for physical restraint by 80%
  • Managing behaviours of concern in the Paediatric ED
    • 15 year old, versus 12 year old, versus 6 year old, versus 2 year old.
    • What strategies should you use with children with intellectual difficulties?
  • Dealing with difficult people
    • Strategies for dealing with difficult colleagues or patients
  • The management of acute agitation in the emergency setting
    • Deescalation, chemical and physical restraint
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Follow along and take notes in the downloadable transcript books provided for every lecture

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Emergency Mental Health CPD Course

$185

4 hours CPD 1 day online emergency mental health grant

Emergency Mental Health: 

  • Risks Associated with Deliberate Self harm

- Assessing suicidal risk in the Emergency Department

- Strangulation and Hanging

  • Risks Associated with Alcohol and Other Drugs

- Poppers and Whippets N2O Alkyl nitrates Abuse

- Cannabis hyperemesis syndrome

- Management of stimulants

- Adolescent Addiction

- Dealing with Drug Seeking

  • Risks Associated with Violent behaviour

- Occupational Violence Duty of Care

- Managing behaviours of concern in the Paediatric ED

- Dealing with difficult people

- The management of acute agitation in the emergency setting

  • Approved for Online 1 day Emergency Mental Health Procedural Grant (worth $1,000)
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