In this interactive simulation, you will be conducting a mental health interview with a patient in acute depression with suicidal ideations who has been admitted voluntarily to the acute psychiatric unit.
Apply therapeutic communication skills using a patient-centered, inclusive and trauma-informed approach.
Demonstrate interview techniques with a patient experiencing acute depression.
Perform a mental health interview that will include components of a mental status exam and suicide risk assessment.
Identify patient goals, values and beliefs, support systems and strengths.
Simulation Modality:Virtual gaming simulation / virtual patient
This simulation’s scenario and script were formally peer-reviewed by two external institutions, then the final simulation was pilot tested by several students on a student testing committee then as part of the Virtu-WIL Student Program’s rollout.
Keywords:103e, SIPS (Stitch Media)
Bontinen K. Acute Depression. Simulation resource published by Simulation Canada; 2022. Available from https://simulationcanada.ca/scenario/acute-depression/.Copy Citation
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Undergraduate / post-secondary
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