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Mental Health First Aid (Webcast)

Learning Objectives

  • Familiarise themselves with what Mental Health First Aid (the equivalent of CPR for mental health) is
  • Gain an understanding of the signs/red flags & what to look for in a patient with a mental health disorder that may require a conversation, intervention or first aid
  • Gain an understanding of what form of first aid is your responsibility as a health practitioner & how to do this (ie. what are my obligations as a health practitioner?)
  • Develop an understanding of how to discuss with a patient if you are concerned about their mental health

Max points awarded: 1.00

Session Information

Mental Health First Aid (WEBCAST)
Activity Type
Non Clinical
Points for attending & Passing Assessment

Acknowledgement of Country

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