Do you work in a hospital, in primary care, or in the community? Do you regularly care for people with a concurrent mental illness? Even if you are highly experienced in your speciality, are you confident in your knowledge of common mental health conditions? Many people who have a mental illness will be admitted to hospital or enter a primary care clinic. Attend this conference to better understand:
Speakers for this event are still being confirmed
According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 4.2 million people in Australia received prescriptions for mental health-related conditions between 2017 and 2018. Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent illnesses, followed by affective and substance use disorders. This means that nurses and other health professionals in all healthcare settings will increasingly provide care for those with a primary or co-existing mental health problem and need the ability to provide evidence-based, holistic healthcare that is highly dependent on a sound mental health knowledge base.
To provide nurses and other health professionals with an update about common mental illnesses and the holistic care of people.
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