Event Details

Psychiatric Emergencies for Med-Surg Nurses


Behavirol manifestations of common psychiatric problems of detained patients.

Crash cart with tools to be used in the therapeutic management of detained psychiatric patients.

Evidence based de-escalation techniques for psychiatric patients in crisis.

Review of commonly prescribed psychiatric medications, their uses and potential side effects.

The presentations symptoms and immediate management of serotinin syndrome and Neuropleptic Malignant Syndrome ( NMS).

Case study discussions.

Holding and releasing of suffering and self care for nursing staff.

Event Date: October 31, 2013
Event Time: 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: FESC
Category: Classes
Contact & Registration: educationregistration@fhshealth.org
Intended Audience: Med-Surge Nurses and Nursing staff within FHS caring for detained Psychiatric patients.