mental health

Mental Health

News: The Bega Teen Clinic

March 2018. The Bega Teen Clinic is a nurse-led, early intervention model of access to primary health care for teenagers, which sits within existing general practices providing a drop-in service for young people in rural towns and supported by APNA through the Enhanced Nurse Clinics program.

Psychological impact of chronic disease normal adjustment or pathological

The ONTRACK model will provide guidance to health professionals to support patients' emotional recovery after an acute health event.

Research reports provide insights into veterans’ health and wellbeing

August 2018. First reports of Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) and Department of Defence-funded Transition and Wellbeing Research Programme have been published. The $6 million programme is the most comprehensive study undertaken in Australia on the impact of military service on the mental, physical and social health of current and ex-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) members and their families. Find out more...

Enhancing knowledge of adolescent fertility

Enhance knowledge of adolescent fertility,reproductive and sexual health and increased confidence in shared decision making with patients whilst improving communication, health prevention, health promotion and education.

Self-management of chronic respiratory disease: Individualised management approaches

This presentation will focus on effective models that can be delivered by nurses to improve outcomes for people with chronic lung disease.

Putting diabetes distress on the clinical agenda

This webinar follows an event that brought together specialist nurses to explore opportunities to take the lead in providing collaborative, integrated chronic disease and mental health management.

Primary Care and Mental Health elearning modules

July 2018. The Primary Care and Mental Health elearning modules are available for nurses working in primary health care. The modules cover mental health screening, assessment, planning care, referral and documentation and are developed by the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN). Mental Health Practice Standards for Nurses are also available.

Helping people to thrive in the face of co-occurring illness

This presentation explores what resilience is, the factors that support resilience in the context of health, and strategies nurses can use to strengthen individual and family resilience in co-occurring illness.

Reducing risky drinking

This course has been designed to provide you with an introduction to Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment for addressing risky alcohol use in primary health.
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