This course is only available to UNISON members.
Mental Health First Aid for T U Reps CANCELLED
This is a two day course which supports participants to provide help to a person developing a mental health problem or who is in a mental health crisis. It will explore what is meant by mental health / mental ill health; Dealing with crisis situations such as suicidal behaviour, self-harm, panic attacks and acute psychotic behaviour; Recognising the signs and symptoms of common mental health problems including depression, anxiety disorders, psychosis and substance use disorders; Where and how to get help; Self-help strategies. It is targeted at any member working or volunteering in a school, youth organisation, mental health services, hospital or residential setting, but all members are welcome. It will be delivered by Aware NI.
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Although accountability is often perceived as being something to do with blame it is better defined as being able to account for one’s actions. However, a practitioner may also be responsible for the actions of another if care was delegated inappropriately.
This study day will examine the ways in which health care staff may be asked to justify their decisions. It will include discussion on maintaining good electronic and hard copy records, understanding Data Protection, Freedom of Information and policy.
The day will also orientate participants to NMC regulation and explain Fitness to Practice proceedings. It is targeted at nurses and midwives. It will be delivered by Dr Jane Wright who has a background in Nurse Education and currently advises and represents professionals who come to the attention of their professional regulator
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