Mental Health: Schizophrenia - A Serious Mental Illness Seminar

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Why Attend

The ability of nurses and other health professionals to provide safe and effective physical and mental health care to people with schizophrenia is highly dependent on a sound knowledge base of this serious mental illness. This two-day seminar will provide you with a comprehensive update on this debilitating condition, assisting you to apply evidence-based assessment and management principles to your practice, regardless of the setting you work in. Attend this seminar to:

  • Explain the relationship between schizophrenia and psychosis
  • Better understand schizophrenia’s complex pathophysiology
  • Identify specific weak points along the lifespan which may trigger the development of this mental illness
  • Determine evidence-based pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments that align with patient-determined goals
  • Assess the physical health risks of a person with schizophrenia’s physical health risks and apply health promotion strategies to avert them
  • Understand when electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is safely indicated for people with schizophrenia and improve their experience of ECT
  • Become more informed and assist in reducing the stigma surrounding schizophrenia, promote community acceptance and advocate for people with this mental illness

Gain knowledge and apply it to your practice immediately. Book now!

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