Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe Friday, February 8, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Friday, February 8, 2019
    • 08:30 AM to 05:00 PM
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Location

Hope Community Resources Auditorium
540 West International Airport Road
Anchorage
AK
99518
United States

Cost Range

$85.00

Host and Instructor

Host: Rural AKHealth Professions Foundation/AKTraining Cooperative
Instructor: Jill Ramsey (jill@alaskachd.org)

Credits

Contact Hours: 8.00
C.E. Credit for Nursing - Contact Hours: 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

Just as CPR training helps a layperson with no clinical training assist an individual following a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid training helps a layperson assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis until appropriate professional help arrives.



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.