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Behavioral Emergencies in the LTC Setting

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner to understand the training and management of mental and neurological disorders to be able to meet the specific needs of the older population before an emergency arises.


$15.00

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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify five (5) steps in a behavioral safety plan
  2. Select three (3) elements of a behavioral risk assessment
  3. List five (5) warning signs that may signal a behavioral health emergency

Learning Outcome

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will demonstrate knowledge about managing behavioral health emergencies by passing a quiz with a score of 85% or greater accuracy.

Author

Nancy Slattery, RN, BSN

Nancy has over 38 years of nursing experience working in the behavioral health field including inpatient addiction treatment and case management. She has developed continuing education programs for clinical staff related to mental health and addiction. Nancy is an integral member of a multidisciplinary Behavioral Health team. She has revised the Safety plan and Depression assessment tool as well as assisted with completion of a two-part depression training course. She has participated in a webinar with the Medical Director and Pharmacist for an external audience targeting the opioid epidemic. She acts as a subject matter expert for all teams regarding behavioral health workflows and clinical content.

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Behavioral Emergencies in the LTC Setting

$15.00
Without early identification and intervention, the disorders can lead to a crisis or emergency which may need to be managed in the hospital. To meet the specific needs of the older population, training and management of mental and neurological disorders is paramount.
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