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Mental Illness: Non-Drug Alternative Interventions

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner with knowledge about non-drug alternative interventions for mental illness.


$15.00

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Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify two (2) rationales for use of alternative therapy with mental illness.
  2. Identify four (4) positive outcomes of exercise on a person’s mental health.
  3. Identify three (3) therapeutic communication techniques when working with an individual with mental illness.

Learning Outcome

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will demonstrate knowledge about non-drug alternative interventions for mental illness by passing a quiz with a score of 85% or greater accuracy.

Author

Nancy Slattery, BSN, RN

Nancy has over 32 years of nursing experience working in the behavioral health field including inpatient addiction treatment and case management. Nancy is an integral member of a multidisciplinary behavioral health team. She has revised the safety plan and depression assessment tool and then delivered the finalized workflow to all clinical teams. She has participated in a webinar with a medical director and pharmacist for an external audience targeting the opioid epidemic. She acts as subject matter expert for all teams regarding behavioral health workflows and clinical content.

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Mental Illness: Non-Drug Alternative Interventions

$15.00

Non-drug interventions are favored as a treatment option prior to administering any prescribed medication for managing behaviors associated with mental illness. This educational activity will explore common mental illnesses present in the older adult, how to recognize symptoms, and person-centered, non-pharmacological alternatives to treatment and management.

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