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Lecture Overview

How confidently can you respond to a person’s psychological needs after a self-poisoning attempt? Careful consideration is warranted when toxins, such as medicines, alcohol, and other poisonous substances, are deliberately misused. This session provides a practical overview of how we can respond to deliberate self-poisoning attempts.

Educators

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Karen-Ann Clarke

Dr Karen-Ann Clarke is a registered nurse and a specialised mental health nurse with 30 years’ experience of working with individuals and families impacted by the experience of mental illness. Using a feminist narrative methodology, her PhD research explored the way that women diagnosed with depression made decisions and meanings about receiving electroconvulsive therapy. As a lecturer in nursing at USC, Karen-Ann is responsible for the coordination of mental health curricula across multiple undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Teaching in excess of 900 undergraduate students each year, she is passionate about the value that immersive mental health simulation can bring to student’s learning and clinical skills and the way that it can safely bring to life theoretical concepts related to mental healthcare. Karen-Ann currently supervises a number of honours, masters and PhD students and is part of numerous research projects, involving visualisation and simulation, mental illness, suicide prevention and the inclusion of people with lived experience of mental illness into the teaching and learning space. See Educator Profile

Reviews

4.7
23 Total Rating(s)
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bronwyn ann beecroft
27 Dec 2019

Excellent.

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Kylee Taylor
07 Aug 2019

Excellent presentation. I find her style engaging and educational.

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Michelle Snowball
10 Jun 2019

Great informative lecture with beneficial suggestions which are able to be used in my every day practice

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Bruce Garry
31 May 2019

Important.

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Adele Lising
31 May 2019

The resource viewing this article is interesting as I don't encounter a lot of this in my general practice , Informative

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Margaret Muir
30 May 2019

Poisons

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Leniece Trotter
29 May 2019

Excellent overview

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Leonie Stickley
29 May 2019

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Shufali Sherchan
28 May 2019

nil

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Lydia Kelly
28 May 2019

Fantastic resource. So much stuff that is useful for nursing.