Date & Time
Wednesday, August 2, 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
308 Bridging the Communication Gap Between Mental Health and Medical Staff

Equal partners in the health care team, mental health professionals and nurses can sometimes find themselves at odds about how to achieve a common goal. Participants will delve into common situations that can create disharmony between the two professions. Participants will be prompted to communicate in the language of another profession, to understand the differences in prioritization skills, and to find a balance that results in quality care.

Educational Objectives

  • Review common issues that create disharmony between nurses and mental health workers
  • Analyze case studies involving conflicts between nurse and mental health workers
  • Demonstrate through role play, the application of newly learned skills in communication and prioritization techniques