Topic 14: Mental Health Issues (Mentored CE 2017)

Illustration of puzzle pieces showing the mental health issues associated with the male and female brain.

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Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be able to:

Learning Objectives Part 1:

  1. Discuss the scope of mental illness in the U.S.
  2. Describe how stigma and fear affect the health of patients with psychiatric diagnoses.
  3. List two strategies to use when communicating with patients. 

Learning Objectives Part 2:

  1. List two strategies to avoid when communicating with patients. 
  2. Analyze how trauma is related to mental illness.
Course summary
Available: 
06/05/2017
Expires: 
12/31/2018

Timothy Meeks, MN, RN-BC
Clinical Nurse Educator for Behavioral Health, Clinical Education, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle

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