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  • Facilitator Training of APNA Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention - Spring 2020

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    Facilitator Training of APNA Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention - Spring 2020

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    Facilitator Training of APNA Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention - Spring 2020

    Through weekly online modules and a two-day live intensive session, this course trains experienced nurses to deliver the APNA Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention.  Facilitators who successfully complete this course gain content expertise in suicide prevention and the facilitation of an educational training.  They are able to work with institutions to deliver the training and are also included in the group of facilitators with whom APNA coordinates when organizations schedule a training through APNA.


    Target Audience:
    PMH-RN Nurse Educators

    Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed.

    Pre-Requisites:
    In order to participate in this course, individuals must have:

    • Successfully completed the APNA Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention
    • Two or more years’ experience working as a psychiatric-mental health nurse in a behavioral health setting
    • Teaching experience in the hospital, community, or academic setting
    • Before you register, please be sure to review the Course Syllabus and Course Requirements

    Learning Outcomes:

    Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to: 

    1. Discuss the nine APNA Suicide Competencies and their application to practice.
    2. Demonstrate effective teaching strategies that facilitate optimum participant engagement with the course material.
    3. Implement the APNA process for planning, managing and conducting a Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention course.

    Course Design:

    • Mandatory Online Training:  Becoming a Content Expert of Suicide Prevention
      February 9 - May 16, 2020
    • Mandatory 2-day On-site Training:  Learning to Facilitate the Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention
      May 30 - 31, 2020
      APNA National Office
      3141 Fairview Park Drive, Suite 625
      Falls Church, VA 22042

    Registration Fees: $500 for APNA members / $750 for nonmembers
    *Travel and lodging for the required in-person component of the training are not included in registration fee.


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    15.0 contact hours. *In order to receive nursing continuing professional development contact hours for the program, participants must: participate in and successfully complete all course components, including the on-site facilitator training and testing.  No partial credit will be awarded.


    Cancellation Policy:
    We do not issue refunds for the registration cost of the Competency Based Facilitator Training for Suicide Prevention once the purchase is completed.  If you are unable to complete the online and live training per your registration schedule, it may be possible to reschedule your registration for a future training.  Further details regarding our cancellation policy are outlined here.  


    Please email advocatesforhope@apna.org for more information.

    The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


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    ONLINE TRAINING: Becoming a Content Expert of Suicide Prevention 
    February 9 - May 16, 2020


    Introduction to Course: 
    February 9, 2020
    Assignment Due: Saturday, February 15, 2020 11:59 PM ET

    Module 1: Phenomenology of Suicide and Legal/Ethical Responsibilities: February 16, 2020
    Assignment Due: Saturday, February 29, 2020 11:59 PM ET - View videos, read articles, submit a case formulation, participate in discussion board assignment

    Module 2: Mental Status Examination and Risk Assessment: March 1, 2020
    Assignment Due: Saturday, March 14, 2020 11:59 PM ET - View videos, read articles, submit a case formulation, participate in discussion board assignment

    Module 3: Safety Planning and Environment: March 15, 2020
    Assignment Due: Saturday, March 28, 2020 11:59 PM ET - View videos, read articles, submit a case formulation, participate in discussion board assignment

    Module 4: Self-care and Facilitating the Phenomenology of Suicide and Legal/Ethical Responsibilities: March 29, 2020
    Assignment Due: Saturday, April 11, 2020 11:59 PM ET - View videos, read articles, submit a case formulation, participate in discussion board assignment

    Module 5: Facilitating the Mental Status Exam and Risk Assessment: April 12, 2020  
    Assignment Due: April 25, 2020 11:59 PM ET - View videos, read articles, participate in discussion board, learn a portion of the facilitator speaker script, submit video

    Module 6: Facilitating Safety Planning and the Environment: April 26, 2020
    Assignment Due: May 9, 2020 11:59 PM ET - View videos, read articles, participate in discussion board, learn a portion of the facilitator speaker script, submit video

    Module 7: Mechanics of Planning, Managing and Conducting a Course: May 10, 2020
    Assignment Due: May 16, 2020 11:59 PM ET


    2 DAY ON-SITE TRAINING
    Learning to Facilitate the Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention 
    May 30 and 31, 2020  8:00 AM – 4:00 PM ET, Falls Church, VA

    • Live Facilitator Practice Sessions
    • Teaching Strategies for Learner Engagement
    • Facilitator Testing
    • Tips for Successful Competency Based Training
    • How to use the Facilitator Toolkit
    • Review Facilitator Agreement and Requirements


    The facilitator course Modules align with the APNA Suicide Competencies throughout this course. 

    The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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    Please review the below requirements before registering for this course.  Keep in mind that in order to successfully complete the course and earn contact hours, learners must participate in and complete all portions of both the online and in-person components of the training.  When you register, you will be asked to certify that you have reviewed these requirements:


    MANDATORY ONLINE TRAINING:  Becoming a Content Expert of Suicide Prevention
    February 9 - May 17, 2020

    • The online portion is composed of 6 bi-weekly learning modules, with module assignments due every two weeks.  All learning modules and assignments are mandatory.*
    • Course work includes articles, viewing and submitting videos, case studies, discussion board posts, group work, and module quizzes. 
    • To progress successfully through this course, each online Module must be completed before the learner may advance to the next Module.  
    • Readings and activities are estimated to require 2-3 hours of your time per week.
    • APNA holds the copyright for all course materials. Materials may not be copied or shared without the written permission of APNA.

    *Late or Missed Assignments and Activities
    APNA understands that emergency situations arise that may cause an occasional late or missed assignment.  The learner will need to contact the course faculty in order to coordinate submitting the assignment as soon as possible.  Frequent late or missed assignments and activities may result in the need to withdraw from this course.  APNA will work with the learner to discuss deferring and participating in a future opportunity for facilitator training.

    MANDATORY ON-SITE TRAINING: Learning to Facilitate the Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention
    May 30 - 31, 2020
    APNA National Office
    3141 Fairview Park Drive, Suite 625     
    Falls Church, VA 22042

    • Live Facilitator Practice Sessions
    • Teaching Strategies for Learner Engagement
    • Facilitator Testing
    • Tips for Successful Delivery of Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention
    • How to use the Facilitator Toolkit
    • Review Facilitator Agreement and Requirements

    Nursing Continuing Professional Development: 15.0 contact hours. *In order to receive nursing continuing professional development contact hours for the program, participants must: participate in and successfully complete all course components, including the on-site facilitator training and testing.  No partial credit will be awarded.


    Cancellation Policy: 
    We do not issue refunds for the registration cost of the Competency Based Facilitator Training for Suicide Prevention once the purchase is completed.  If you are unable to complete the online and live training per your registration schedule, it may be possible to reschedule your registration for a future training.  Further details regarding our cancellation policy are outlined here.

    The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

  • 2012-19: Creating Safe Environments for the Hospitalized Psychiatric Patient

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Beth Rudisill, MSN, RN,BC 0.5 contact hours

    2012-19:  Creating Safe Environments for the Hospitalized Psychiatric Patient

    This presentation will share how safe environments and practices are being created for psychiatric/mentally ill patients within an inpatient psychiatric setting, the emergency department, and the critical care unit setting. The participant will leave with ideas that can be implemented to create safe environments for this challenging patient population.

    Presenter:  Beth Rudisill, MSN, RN,BC

    Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.


    Session Length:
      32 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


    Learning Outcome:
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

    • Define safe practices that decrease risk for patients through the use of suicide bundles.

    Keywords:  Ligature Risks, Safe Environments


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    0.5 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

    The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 33rd Annual Conference
    New Orleans, Louisiana

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2022

  • 3036-19: The Ultimate IPE (Interprofessional Education Program): Development and Implementation in a PMHNP Program for the Operational Setting

    Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Tarah Lewis, DNP, PMHNP-BC 0.5 contact hours

    3036-19: The Ultimate IPE (Interprofessional Education Program): Development and Implementation in a PMHNP Program for the Operational Setting. 

    Educating behavioral health nurses to perform their wartime duties is of critical importance. As a result an interprofessional education (IPE) program was developed and implemented during field training in support of operational readiness. Application of IPE enhances the APRN student learning experience, improves communication strategies and teamwork, and improves patient satisfaction. 


    Presenter:
      Tarah Lewis, DNP, PMHNP-BC

    Disclosures: The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.


    Session Length:
      33 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


    Learning Outcome:
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

    • Identify gaps in our education principles inhibiting the preparation of mission ready behavioral health providers in the forward deployed setting.

    Keywords:  Interprofessional Education, Behavioral Health In The Operational Setting, Military Medicine

    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:

    0.5 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

    The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 33rd Annual Conference
    New Orleans, Louisiana

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2022

  • 4011-19: Addressing Psychiatric Boarding in the Emergency Department: An APRN's role in Decreasing Length of Stay

    Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Karen Cheeseman, DNP, PMHCNS, APRN, BC; Susan Painter, DNP, PMHNP, BC, PMHCNS, BC 0.75 contact hours

    4011-19: Addressing Psychiatric Boarding in the Emergency Department: An APRN's role in Decreasing Length of Stay

    Current practice of psychiatric boarding in the ED has a negative impact on patients, the ED, and the healthcare organization. This EBP project exceeded the benchmark set for the outcomes and demonstrated the effectiveness of integrating a psychiatric APRN in the ED.


    Presenters:
      Karen Cheeseman, DNP, PMHCNS, APRN, BC; Susan Painter, DNP, PMHNP, BC, PMHCNS, BC

    Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.


    Session Length:
      44 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


    Learning Outcome:
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

    • Identify the benefits of utilizing an APRN in the ED to enhance treatment and facilitate psychiatric placements.

    Keywords:  Psychiatric ED Boarding, Length of Stay, Psychiatric APRN


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    0.75 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

    The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 33rd Annual Conference
    New Orleans, Louisiana

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2022

  • 4015-19: SMART Recovery: REBT and Motivational Interviewing Tools for Persons with Addictive Behavior

    Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Diane Vines, RN, PhD 0.75 contact hours

    4015-19: SMART Recovery: REBT and Motivational Interviewing Tools for Persons with Addictive Behavior

    SMART Recovery uses tools based on scientifically proven self-empowerment methods, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Motivational Interviewing, to assist people with addictive behaviors to: build and maintain motivation, cope with urges, manage thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and live a balanced life. 


    Presenter:
      Diane Vines, RN, PhD

    Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.


    Session Length:
      31 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


    Learning Outcome:
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

    • Describe the goals and basic strategies utilized in Self-Management and Recovery Training (SMART) Recovery support meetings.

    Keywords:  Addiction, Substance Use, Recovery


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    0.75 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

    The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 33rd Annual Conference
    New Orleans, Louisiana

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2022

  • 2013-19: Permutations of the Silver Tsunami: Empowering Psych APRNs to Lead the Charge for Integrated Care in Long Term Care

    Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Elizabeth Borntrager, PMHNP-BC 0.75 contact hours

    2013-19:  Permutations of the Silver Tsunami: Empowering Psych APRNs to Lead the Charge for Integrated Care in Long Term Care 

    Integrated care for long term care residents is associated with improved outcomes and reduced mortality. Increased admissions to LTCs of residents with severe mental illness combined with the "traditional" nursing home population creates a vulnerable population mix which psych APRNs are distinctively positioned to treat and lead integrated care.


    Presenter:
      Elizabeth Borntrager, PMHNP-BC

    Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.


    Session Length:
      46 minutes

    Target Audience:  APRN


    Learning Outcome:
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

    • Compare the regulatory challenges impacting psychiatric care in long term care centers vs. outpatient care.

    Keywords:  Older Adults, Long Term Care, Integrated Care


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    0.75 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

    The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 33rd Annual Conference
    New Orleans, Louisiana

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2022

  • 2014-19: Teen Vaping on the Rise: Contributing Factors and What Nurses Need to Know

    Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Leigh Powers, DNP, MSN, MS, APRN, PMHNP-BC; Marie Smith-East, PhD Candidate, DNP, PMHNP-BC, EMT-B 0.5 contact hours

    2014-19:  Teen Vaping on the Rise: Contributing Factors and What Nurses Need to Know 

    Using current evidence and treatment strategies, methods to combat teen vaping will be discussed. This presentation will arm PMH nurses with the necessary knowledge regarding vaping products and current trends in use to be able to educate teens to reduce possible harm and promote cessation of nicotine device use.


    Presenters:
      Leigh Powers, DNP, MSN, MS, APRN, PMHNP-BC; Marie Smith-East, PhD Candidate, DNP, PMHNP-BC, EMT-B

    Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.


    Session Length:
      33 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


    Learning Outcome:
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

    • Identify two tools available to assist prevention efforts related to teen vaping and experimentation.

    Keywords:  Vaping, Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems, Adolescents


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    0.5 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

    The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 33rd Annual Conference
    New Orleans, Louisiana

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2022

  • 2015-19: Measuring Acute Care Nurses' Competence when Providing Care to Psychiatric Mental Health Patients

    Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Valerie Seney, MA, MSN, LMHC, RN-PMH-BC; Jacqueline Insana, MSN, RN-PMH-BC 0.75 contact hours

    2015-19:  Measuring Acute Care Nurses' Competence when Providing Care to Psychiatric Mental Health Patients 

    Through the collaboration of an acute medical-surgical hospital and a sister affiliate psychiatric hospital, nurse educators joined together to develop a program to increase newly licensed nurse residents' perceived competence when working with patients in the acute care environment who have psychiatric comorbidities.


    Presenters:
      Valerie Seney, MA, MSN, LMHC, RN-PMH-BC; Jacqueline Insana, MSN, RN-PMH-BC

    Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.


    Session Length:
      41 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


    Learning Outcome:
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

    • Identify the benefits of collaboration between medical-surgical and psychiatric nursing teams.

    Keywords:  Education, Mental Illness, Collaborative Practice


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    0.75 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

    The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 33rd Annual Conference
    New Orleans, Louisiana

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2022

  • 2016-19: An Alternative Framework to Conceptualize Suicidal Ideation and Behavior

    Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Sean P. Convoy, DNP, PMHNP-BC 1.0 contact hours

    2016-19: An Alternative Framework to Conceptualize Suicidal Ideation and Behavior 

    This interactive presentation offers an alternative framework from which to consider and navigate the phenomenon of suicidal ideation and behavior using the principles of concordance. Participants will leave the session with a practical but effective set of skills that reflect nursing's ability to influence, not control, this high-risk scenario.


    Presenter:
      Sean P. Convoy, DNP, PMHNP-BC

    Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.


    Session Length:
      59 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


    Learning Outcome:
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

    • Introduce an alternative framework, using concordance, to conceptualize and assess suicidality in clinical practice.

    Keywords:  Suicide, Concordance, Locus of Control  


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    1.0 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

    The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 33rd Annual Conference
    New Orleans, Louisiana

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2022

  • 2017-19: Building Staff Collaboration and Patient Connections: Expanding the Role of the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse

    Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Teresa Setnar, MSN, RN, CPN; Susan Orme, RN-BC 0.75 contact hours

    2017-19:  Building Staff Collaboration and Patient Connections: Expanding the Role of the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse  

    This innovative and comprehensive model of PMH nursing care was developed and implemented by a collaborative and interdisciplinary team in response to the improved access to services in outpatient psychiatry. The overarching goals, process development, and interventions for implementation of this successful model of care will be shared with participants.


    Presenters:  Teresa Setnar, MSN, RN, CPN; Susan Orme, RN-BC

    Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.


    Session Length:  47 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


    Learning Outcome:
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

    • Relate the role of PMH-RN expansion to national healthcare quality initiatives.

    Keywords:  Outpatient, Ambulatory Care, Staffing


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    0.75 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

    The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 33rd Annual Conference
    New Orleans, Louisiana

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2022