Course Details

  • 12 Mar 2018

    Time: 09:00 - 16:30

    Mental Health First Aid for Pharmacists FUNDED! 12/03/2018 & 13/03/2018 - JOONDALUP

    The two-day interactive course is designed to equip you with the skills and resources to recognise and respond appropriately to someone experiencing a mental health crisis, until professional help arrives. FUNDED course for PHARMACISTS.

    This is one of four courses being offered for pharmacists at East Perth (6-7 March), Joondalup (12-13 March), Cannington (15-16 May) and Fremantle (22-23 May).

    Click here if you would prefer to register for the East Perth course

    Click here if you would prefer to register for the Cannington course

    Click here if you would prefer to register for the Fremantle course

    Mental Health First Aid is suitable for everyone and highly recommended for all emergency services staff, frontline managers, teaching staff, and workplace OH&S representatives.  This particular funded course is specifically tailored for pharmacists and you must be a qualified pharmacist to register for the course.

    This course was developed at the Centre for Mental Health Research at Australian National University and is now delivered across 20 countries around the world.

    IMPORTANT: to register, you MUST indicate the Pharmacy you work for (name and location) in the "Special Requirements" field

    Click here to download the flyer.

    Content covered:

    • Understanding Mental Health, including diagnoses, prevalence and common misconceptions
    • Symptoms and causes of depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance misuse.
    • How to provide initial support to adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis.
    • Crisis First Aid for suicidal behaviour, panic attacks, aggressive behaviour, self harm and acute psychosis.
    • Responding to the effects of traumatic events and drug and alcohol misuse.


    Comprehensive MHFA manual included.

    All training includes qualified and experienced trainers, lunch, morning and afternoon tea.

    FUNDING

    The standard price for Mental health First Aid is $490 standard or $390 full members. 

    However, this course is kindly funded by WA Primary Health Alliance and is offered FREE to pharmacists, including materials and catering.  Places are strictly limited so register NOW to secure your place!

    IMPORTANT: to register, you MUST indicate the Pharmacy you work for (name and location) in the "Special Requirements" field

    Location:

    <p>HBF Arena (Winners Room), Kennedya Drive, JOONDALUP.</p>

    Price:

    • I am a qualified Perth pharmacistfree

    Register Now


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