This course teaches the learner how to provide caregiving services to individuals with mental illnesses.
Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 0.5000 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO2134940
This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Defining Mental Illness
What Is Mental Illness?
Types of Mental Illness
Section 3: Care of Individuals with Mental Illness
Treatment of Mental Illness
What to Observe
Role of the Individual Working with People with Mental Illness
Kimberly Matthews, RN obtained a nursing degree from Western Kentucky University in 1998. Ms. Matthews possesses over 20 years of nursing experience with over 17 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry. Ms. Matthews has extensive experience in MDS, restorative nursing programs, and nursing management. Ms. Matthews is currently a Post Acute Care Content writer and subject matter expert for MDS.
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