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Anxiety Disorders: An Introduction

St Kilda, VIC

Subject: Mental Health

Anxiety Disorders: An Introduction

Target: Audience Registered Nurses

Duration: One day

Workshop Dates:
Workshop One - Wednesday 26 May 2010
Workshop Two - Wednesday 11 August 2010
Workshop Three - Wednesday 27 October 2010

Time: 0930 - 1600

Venue:
RDNS Head Office
31 Alma Road, St Kilda

Pre-requisite: NIL

Aim:
This one day workshop would enable participants to develop a basic understanding and appreciation of anxiety disorders in the community, particularly among RDNS’ clients and how to assist the...

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Anxiety Disorders: An Introduction

Target: Audience Registered Nurses

Duration: One day

Workshop Dates:
Workshop One - Wednesday 26 May 2010
Workshop Two - Wednesday 11 August 2010
Workshop Three - Wednesday 27 October 2010

Time: 0930 - 1600

Venue:
RDNS Head Office
31 Alma Road, St Kilda

Pre-requisite: NIL

Aim:
This one day workshop would enable participants to develop a basic understanding and appreciation of anxiety disorders in the community, particularly among RDNS’ clients and how to assist the clients with such conditions.

Key Content:
What are anxiety disorders?
Types of anxiety disorders.
Causes and effects of common types of
anxiety disorders on individuals affected
by them.
Risks associated with selected types of
anxiety disorders.
Contemporary therapeutic interventions
and support for individuals affected by
selected anxiety disorders.
Community resources for supporting
individuals affected by anxiety
disorders.
Role of district nurses in caring for
RDNS’ clients with anxiety disorders.

Assessment:
Attendance and participation in workshop activities.

Certificates and Endorsements:
RDNS Staff: Attendance recorded
External Participants: Certificate of
Attendance
RCNA Endorsed
RCNA 3LP - CNE points: 5.5

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When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

31 Alma Rd
St Kilda, VIC 3182

Skill level

Beginner

 

Notes:

Cost:
RDNS Staff: Inservice
External Applicants: $110.00


The teachers

About Us
Royal District Nursing Service (RDNS) provides comprehensive, professional nursing and healthcare to people...

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About Us
Royal District Nursing Service (RDNS) provides comprehensive, professional nursing and healthcare to people in their home and in the community anytime - meeting their individual needs and contributing to their quality of life and independence.

RDNS services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year.

General and specialised nursing and healthcare is provided with the dual objective of improving a person's health status whilst enabling them to enjoy the benefits of remaining at home.

In any year, more than 1,000 nurses and health staff coordinate and deliver in excess of 500,000 hours of direct care, with 1.5 million visits conducted across the Melbourne metropolitan area and the Mornington Peninsula.

RDNS is also at the forefront of developing innovative home healthcare programs to further enhance our existing high standards of client care.

Vision Statement
To be the provider of choice for home and community nursing and healthcare services.

What We Do
RDNS is the largest and oldest provider of home nursing and healthcare services in Australia. RDNS is a not-for-profit organisation grounded in the principles of care and compassion.

Royal District Nursing Service (RDNS) delivers comprehensive, professional nursing and healthcare to people in their homes, workplaces and elsewhere. RDNS is committed to improving and maintaining our clients' quality of life and independence by providing tailored care to meet their individual needs.

Our services are provided 7 days a week, 365 days of the year to all people according to their assessed needs, and irrespective of age, race, religion, presenting illness, or social and economic status. The only criteria for admission is that a person has a genuine need for care, and that their needs are able to be met by the services RDNS has to offer.

RDNS is at the forefront of developing innovative home healthcare programs to further enhance our existing high standards of client care.

General and specialised nursing and healthcare is provided with the dual objective of improving a person's health status whilst enabling them to enjoy the benefits of remaining at home.

As an organisation seeking to deliver the highest standard of healthcare, RDNS recognises and embraces partnerships with both our clients and other healthcare providers.

RDNS Helen Macpherson Smith Institute of Community Health

The RDNS Helen Macpherson Smith Institute of Community Health aims to promote excellence in community health through education, research and clinical practice.

The RDNS Institute based at the RDNS head office in St Kilda, Melbourne has partnerships with La Trobe University, as well as RMIT and Monash universities. It also has links with other district nursing organisations in Australia and New Zealand.

Institute staff include educators, researchers, information management specialists, administrative and library personnel.

The RDNS Institute aims to:

- integrate education, research and findings from nursing staff to
- develop excellent models of care
- deliver new knowledge and research findings in community health nursing practices to the health sector and the wider public
- raise the profile of community nursing
-advance nursing careers and skills by offering tertiary courses, seminars, workshops, lectures and research opportunities in community nursing

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Royal District Nursing Service Helen Macpherson Smith Institute of Community Health