Overview Learning objectives • Name the general principles of essential care and practice. • Name management principles of priority MNS conditions. • Use effective communication skills in interactions with people with MNS conditions. • Perform assessments for priority MNS conditions. • Assess and manage physical health in MNS conditions. • Know the impact of violence and gender-based violence on mental health. • Provide psychosocial interventions to a person with a priority MNS condition and their carer. • Deliver pharmacological interventions as needed and appropriate in priority MNS conditions considering special populations. • Plan and perform follow-up for MNS conditions. • Refer to specialists and links with outside agencies for MNS conditions as appropriate and available. • Promote respect and dignity for people with priority MNS conditions.