Mental Health First Aid - 01/24/24
This course those who are struggling due to the behavioral health field being overwhelmed, as well as a lack of awareness in what to do and how to help.
At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:
1. Recognize signs that indicate that someone may be developing a mental health challenge or experiencing a mental health crisis
2. Approach someone who may be developing a mental health challenge or experiencing a mental health crisis.
3. Ask a person whether they are having thoughts of suicide.
4. Listen to and interact with a person without expressing judgment about their situation.
5. Offer a person information and support about mental health challenges.
6. Encourage a person to seek appropriate professional help.
7. Encourage a person to access other support.
8. Recognize and correct others' misconceptions about mental health challenges.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 5 contact hours.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 5.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 5.00 Attendance