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PST1106 Emergency Mental Health Response
Credit Points: 15

This unit explores the range of mental illness and distress which result in situations which require an emergency response.
The aetiology of mental illness, the role of stress and support, the impact of culture and the factors which impact upon outcomes will be analysed. The unit examines the practical skills needed in managing tense situations including communication and de-escalation as well as pharmacological interventions in managing acute mental health crises.


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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K89Bachelor of Science (Paramedical Science)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014