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Crisis Services - Effectiveness and Economics

Crisis Services - Effectiveness and Economics

Crisis Services - Effectiveness and Economics

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Launch date: 01 Feb 2018
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Last updated: 03 Jan 2021

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This course summarizes the evidence base on the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of different types of crisis services, and then presents case studies of different approaches that states are using to coordinate, consolidate, and blend fund sources in order to provide robust crisis services.

*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal.


On completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Discuss the primary objectives of the 23-hour crisis observation, residential crisis services, mobile crisis services, crisis hotlines, and warm lines.

2. Enumerate the core attributes of residential crisis services.

3. Explain how current literature evaluates residential care in regard to its effectiveness compared to other longer psychiatric inpatient care for improving symptoms and functioning.

4. Investigate how having an emergency evaluation unit impacts the rate of hospital admission.

5. Compare and contrast the satisfaction and cost of crisis residential care services vs. traditional inpatient care.

6. Examine the top coping strategies for suicidal thoughts cited by individuals with serious mental illness and a history of suicidal behavior.

7. Scrutinize the sources that represent the largest proportion of crisis services funding for states.

8. Define crisis stabilization and explain how it assists with deescalating the severity of a person’s level of distress and/or need for urgent care.

9. Elucidate the role of an advanced directive for people with mental illnesses.

10. Identify what the studies have found to be responsible for the significant cost savings that result from crisis services.

11. Describe warm lines and explain their similarities and differences to hotlines.
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Industry Specialist
on behalf of Quantum Units Education

Quantum Units Education began in 2005 with a vision: to be a company with a conscience. Quantum Units Education is not your ordinary CE provider. What this means is simple: we strive to give back. We are grateful for the opportunity we have been given to help others. We want to pay it forward in caring for the environment and our community - which includes each and every customer that crosses our path. We are all in relationship with each other and with our planet. Let us think bigger, take action that creates lasting change, be innovative with our use of green technologies, engage with like-minded partners and move responsibly in our global community.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 4.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • 4.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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