Brisbane Mental Health Conference

Overview

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 suffer from a mental illness will be admitted into a hospital or will enter a primary care clinic. Attend this conference to better understand:

  • Mythbusting borderline personality disorder
  • When trauma lingers – a look at PTSD
  • The unsavoury effects of antipsychotic medications
  • How to perform a mental health examination
  • How to reduce your level of unconscious bias
  • How to call time on wine o’clock and much, much more…

The Goal

Need for Program

People who enter a general healthcare setting with a physical health complication and also have a concurrent mental illness must receive comprehensive care. The ability of nurses and other health professionals to provide holistic health care to all people with a co-existing mental illness is highly dependent on a sound knowledge base. There is a timely need for an evidence-based update on a range of common mental health disorders and conditions so that informed health professionals are better positioned to support a person with a mental illness.

Purpose of Program

To provide nurses and other health professionals who work across a range of general healthcare settings with a comprehensive update on common mental illnesses so as to improve a person’s health outcomes.

More Info: https://www.ausmed.com.au/course/brisbane-mental-health-conference

WHEN
April 29, 2019 at 8am - April 30, 2019
WHERE
Mercure Hotel Brisbane
85 N Quay
Brisbane, QLD 4000
Australia
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