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Treatments - Including the Nurse's Toolbox


Resource Type: Nursing Lecture
Listening Time: 36 Mins
Date Added: 15/05/2017
Date Recorded: 23/04/2015
Date Reviewed:
Event: Mental Health: Understanding Bipolar Disorder Including the Practice of ECT 2015
Location: Brisbane, Queensland
Topics: Mental Health

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Most mental health disorders respond well to treatments and failing to treat people can be an injustice. This session looks at common types of treatments and their relative use. It also explores the role of nurses in implementing care no matter where they work.


Topics covered

  • History of treatment
  • Pharmacological options
  • Cognitive therapies
  • Other treatments


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