Understanding Mental Illness in an Acute Care Setting

Understanding Mental Illness in an Acute Care Setting
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 9:00am-1:30pm|
Springs Memorial Hospital, Lancaster, SC
Maggie S. Johnson, APRN, BC, DNP


Springs Memorial Hospital
Marion Sims Theatre
800 W. Meeting Street
Lancaster, SC  29720

TARGET AUDIENCE:  All Healthcare Professionals

LEARNING OUTCOME:  During this program the learner will gain knowledge about the main diagnoses of mental illness, including: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and anxiety.  The program will review the behavioral changes in the patient and identify classes of medications used for treatment.  The learner will have a chance to practice verbal and nonverbal techniques used in de escalating behavioral issues.  At the completion of the program, the learner will be able to identify at least 2 mental illness diagnoses and discuss treatment of these conditions.


AHEC: This program is approved for 0.4 CEU’s (4.0 clock hours) of continuing education by Mid-Carolina AHEC, Inc. and meets the SC AHEC Best Practices Standards. 

COUNSELORS & THERAPISTS: This program has been pre-approved for 4.0 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

NURSING:   Mid-Carolina AHEC, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the South Carolina Nurses   Association, an accredited approver with distinction, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This program, approval #1510-040-PR-163 is approved for 4.0 hours.

SOCIAL WORKERS: This program has been approved by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners for 4.0 clock hours of non-social work continuing education.

Participants must attend 90% of the program in order to receive a certificate of attendance.
No partial credit will be given.


Fee waived for Hospital Consortium member when registered through Staff Development Director.
You may register online using PayPal at www.midcarolinaahec.org or make check payable to:

Mid-Carolina AHEC, Inc.
P.O. Box 2049
Lancaster, SC 29721
Phone: 803-286-4121 Fax: 803-286-4165

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  February 16, 2018 or until classroom capacity is reached.

INSTRUCTOR:  Maggie S. Johnson, APRN, BC, DNP


Registrations are accepted until class is filled. Registration assures placement, materials and notification if class is canceled. Registration is not complete until money is received along with the registration form.  Written cancellation received two (2) weeks prior to the program date will result in a 50% refund.  Cancellations received later than two weeks prior to the program, or failure to attend the program, are not refundable.  Your responsibility is to notify staff development if you cannot attend.  Substitutions are permitted.

Event Date: 

Friday, 23 February 2018 - 9:15am to 1:00pm
To event remaining 5 days