NSLHD Clinical Training

Mental Health

Target Audience

All MDHA clinicians



Course Coordinator

Kathryn Reiger

1/2 day

NSLHD Staff - no charge

Dates and Bookings

As per My Health Learning

Maximum Participants


Course Description

Between the Flags DETECT Adult MHDA is an educational program specifically designed to assist clinical staff to confidently identify and manage physical health deterioration in MHDA (mental health or drug and alcohol).


Objectives and Learning Outcomes 

  • Discuss the reasons for the implementation of the Between the Flags Program

  • Describe the characteristics of physical health deterioration in a patient

  • Identify early signs of deterioration

  • Identify patients at risk for deterioration

  • Discuss the importance of communication and teamwork

  • Identify the barriers to effective communication in health care settings

  • Apply the ISBAR communication technique

  • Consolidate e-learning


Training Technologies​

  • Simulated Patients

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Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre

Level 6 Kolling Building,

Royal North Shore Hospital

Reserve Rd, St Leonards, NSW 2065.

Tel: +61 (2) 9926 4620

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