This inservice provides a basic understanding of common mental disorders (such as schizophrenia, manic-depression, and anxiety disorders) to foster compassion and patience among caregivers.
Define mental illness.
Describe at least three symptoms each of mania, depression, anxiety disorder, and schizophrenia.
Discuss how to help clients manage the symptoms of mental illness.
List at least three warning signs one may observe in a suicidal client.
Demonstrate how to help clients who have been diagnosed with a mental illness.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.