Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe Monday, February 25th from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, February 25, 2019
    • 08:30 AM to 05:00 PM

Location

BP Energy Center
1014 Energy Court
Anchorage
Alaska
99508
United States

Cost Range

$85.00

Host and Instructor

Host: Rural AKHealth Professions Foundation/AKTraining Cooperative
Instructor: Jill Ramsey

Credits

C.E. Credit for Nursing : 8.00
This training offers 8 nursing contact hours and is jointly provided by the Alaska Nurses Association and Alaska Training Cooperative. The Alaska Nurses Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation

Description

Most people have heard of First Aid and CPR to address physical distress, but what happens when someone is exhibiting signs of emotional or mental distress?



MHFA is an 8-hour certification course. Completion of the course earns a three-year certification. The adult Mental Health First Aid course is appropriate for anyone 18 years and older who wants to learn how to help an adult person who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem. Topics covered include suicide prevention and first aid around anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions.

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