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  • Competency Based Facilitator Training of APNA Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Essential Competencies for Assessment and Management of Individuals at Risk for Suicide Spring 2019

    Product not yet rated Contains 53 Component(s), 15 credits offered Includes a Live Event on 02/21/2019 at 7:00 PM (EST)

    15.0 contact hours

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    Competency Based Facilitator Training of APNA Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Essential Competencies for Assessment and Management of Individuals at Risk for Suicide 

    Course Description:
    The purpose of this hybrid course is to train facilitators who will educate psychiatric-mental health registered nurses on the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) Essential Competencies for Assessment and Management of Individuals at Risk for Suicide. 

    This hybrid course requires independent reading and learning, posts on Member Bridge Learning Community and virtual meeting attendance using GoToMeeting™. The structure of this hybrid course is divided into two parts: 
       1) Becoming a Content Expert of Suicide Prevention (first 8 weeks)
       2) Learning to Facilitate the APNA Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention (last 8 weeks) 

    The facilitator course Modules align with the APNA Essential Competencies for Assessment and Management of Individuals at Risk for Suicide throughout this course. Please refer to the course outline and APNA Essential Competencies here

    To progress successfully through this course, each online Module will need to be completed before advancing to the next Module. A schedule of required readings, activities and assignment due dates will be provided by APNA. Readings and activities are estimated to require 2-3 hours of your time per week. Assignments are due by the 10th day after each Module has been assigned.


    Faculty: 

    Barbara L. Bonney, MSN, PMH APRN
    Shirlee Davidson, RN, MSN
    Rebecca Deisler, BSN, RN, PMHN-BC
    Barbara J. Limandri, PhD, PMHCNS-BC
    Amanda L. Schuh, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC

    Target Audience: PMH-RN Nurse Educators 

    Prerequisites: In order to participate in this course, individuals must have successfully completed the APNA Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention (6.5 hour course) including the required online components; must have teaching experience in the hospital, community or academic setting; and must create a free, personal Dropbox™ account to upload assignments.

    Disclosures: The faculty and the activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose. Discussion of off-label uses will not take place during this workshop.

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

    1. Describe the major differences between an admission assessment and risk assessment for suicide.
    2. Demonstrate how nurses apply each of APNA's nine Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Essential Competencies for Assessment and Management of Individuals At Risk for Suicide.
    3. Illustrate how to formulate the risk assessment for suicide using the CASE approach, how to document the risk determination and interventions, how to develop a collaborative written safety plan, how to assess and modify the environment for safety and update the written safety plan at discharge when teaching APNA's Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention.
    4. Use evidence-based measurement tools to increase accuracy in screening and diagnosing of persons at risk for suicide.
    5. Demonstrate all 6 core content areas in 10-minute teaching components of the curriculum by the end of the course.

    Continuing Education Credit:
    15.0 contact hours. *In order to earn contact hours for the program, participants must: successfully complete all course components including the facilitator certification testing.


    Course Timeline:
     February 10, 2019 – June 13, 2019

    Pricing: $500.00 member / $750.00 nonmember

    Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 7, 2019  | 11:59pm EST

    Registration:
    It is necessary that you register for the course one time, under one account, using one email address. This account will be used to complete the all of the coursework. You will be prompted to login or create an APNA account. If you already have an APNA account and do not remember the username and password, contact APNA at 855-863-APNA (2762).


    Course Format

    Part I: Becoming a Content Expert of Suicide Prevention 

    Module 1: Introduction to Course
    February 10, 2019 (Week 1)
    Thursday, February 14, 2019     Live GoToMeeting™ with the Experts | 7 – 9pm EST
    Assignment Due: Sunday, February 17, 2019 - view videos and submit a recorded video

    Module 2: Phenomenology of Suicide and Legal/Ethical Responsibilities
    February 17, 2019 (Week 2) Core Content Area 1
    Thursday, February 21, 2019     Live GoToMeeting™ with the Experts | 7 – 8pm EST
    Assignment Due: Sunday, March 3, 2019 - view videos, read articles and submit a case formulation

    Module 3: Mental Status Examination and Risk Assessment
    March 3, 2019 (Week 3 & 4), Core Content Areas 2,3,4
    Thursday, March 7, 2019     Live GoToMeeting™ with the Experts | 7 – 8:30pm EST (Mental Status Examination)
    Thursday, March 14, 2019   Live GoToMeeting™ with the Experts | 7 – 8pm (Risk Assessment)
    Assignment Due: Sunday, March 17, 2019 - view videos, read articles and submit a case formulation

    Module 4:  Safety Planning and Environment
    March 17, 2019 (Week 6) Core Content Areas 5 & 6
    Thursday, March 21, 2019   Live GoToMeeting™ with the Experts | 7 – 8:30pm EST
    Assignment Due: Sunday, March 31, 2019 - view videos, read articles and submit a case formulation

    Part II: Becoming a Facilitator of APNA's Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Essential Competencies for Assessment and Management of Individuals at Risk for Suicide

    Module 5: Self-care and Facilitating the Phenomenology of Suicide and Legal/Ethical Responsibilities
    March 31, 2019 (Week 8)
    Thursday, April 4, 2019    Live GoToMeeting™ with the Experts | 7 – 9pm EST
    Assignment Due: Sunday, April 14, 2019 - view videos, read articles and begin learning facilitator script

    Module 6: Facilitating the Mental Status Exam and Risk Assessment
    April 14, 2019 (Week 10)
    Thursday, April 18, 2019      Live GoToMeeting™ with the Experts | 7 – 9pm EST - Facilitator practice session
    Assignment Due: Sunday, April 28, 2019 - view videos, read articles, learn a portion of the facilitator speaker script, submit a 10 minute recorded video of you teaching the case approach to 5 RNs

    Module 7: Facilitating Safety Planning and the Environment
    April 28, 2019 (Week 12)
    Thursday, May 2, 2019  Live GoToMeeting™ with the Experts | 7 – 9pm EST- Facilitator practice session
    Assignment Due: Sunday, May 12, 2019 - view videos, learn a portion of the facilitator speaker script, submit a 10 minute recorded video of you teaching the safety plan to 5 RNs 

    Module 8: Live Facilitator Practice Sessions
    May 12, 2019 (Week 14)
    May 12, 2019 thru May 26, 2019     Live GoToMeeting™ | Time TBD   (Must attend two -1-hour review sessions)

    Module 9: Facilitator Certification Testing & Tips for Successful Competency Based Training and how to use the Facilitator Toolkit
    May 28, 29, 30, 2019 - Facilitator Certification Testing
    Live: Each person will be assigned a scheduled time, using GoToMeeting™ and a Webcam 
    Teaching Strategies for Learner Engagement - Thursday, June 13, 2019 - Live GoToMeeting™ with the Experts | 7 – 9pm EST


    Cancellation Policy: We do not issue refunds for the registration cost of the Competency Based Facilitator Training for Suicide Prevention once the purchase is accomplished.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 that you are able to attend. Further details regarding our cancellation policy are outlined here

    Contact: For further questions about this course, please contact advocatesforhope@apna.org

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

  • 4037-18: Raising the Bar of Performance & Practice: A New Path to Mental Health Nursing Orientation

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenters: Kayla R. Cross, MSN, MA, RN-BC; Carol Essenmacher, DNP, PMHCNS-BC, C-TTS; Karin Glenn, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC; Kathleen Zervas, MSN, RN 0.75 contact hours

    4037-18:  Raising the Bar of Performance & Practice: A New Path to Mental Health Nursing Orientation

    A national VA needs assessment identified a lack of standardized orientation for nurses new to mental health. Nurse experts worked together to develop an orientation tool establishing the foundational elements of the PMHN including safety, groups, communication, and recovery care. Pilot site feedback and implementation are reviewed with future implications.


    Presenters:
      Kayla R. Cross, MSN, MA, RN-BC; Carol Essenmacher, DNP, PMHCNS-BC, C-TTS; Karin Glenn, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC; Kathleen Zervas, MSN, RN

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


    Session Length:
      45 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Discuss considerations in working through a national group to establish changes in practice. 

    Keywords:  Orientation, Training, Resource Development


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    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 continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Saturday, October 27, 2018
    12:15pm - 1:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

  • 4036-18: Mental Disorders in Primary Care: A Primer Course for Primary Care Nurse Practitioners

    Contains 5 Component(s), 1 credit offered

    Presenters: Virginia Conley, PhD, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FAANP; Teresa Judge-Ellis, DNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FAANP 1.0 contact hours

    4036-18: Mental Disorders in Primary Care: A Primer Course for Primary Care Nurse Practitioners

    This presentation describes a course that introduced primary care nurse practitioner students to principles of mental health provision and the care of persons who present with common psychiatric disorders. Course components and its timing within the curriculum are described. Students' survey results and faculty perceptions of its utility are presented.


    Presenters:
     Virginia Conley, PhD, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FAANP; Teresa Judge-Ellis, DNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FAANP

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


    Session Length:
      49 minutes

    Target Audience:  APRN


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

    • Describe the components and advantages of a mental disorders primer course for nurse practitioner students as a method of strengthening the future nurse practitioner work force.

    Keywords:  Behavioral Health, Primary Care, Stigma


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    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 continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Saturday, October 27, 2018
    12:15pm - 1:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

  • 4035-18: Treatment Resistant Depression: Program Development for Ketamine Infusion

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenters: Courtney Miller, BSN, RN; Paula Bolton, MS, CNP, ANP-BC 0.75 contact hours

    4035-18: Treatment Resistant Depression: Program Development for Ketamine Infusion

    Treatment resistant depression and acute suicidality may be effectively treated with serial ketamine infusions. The development of a ketamine infusion clinic is discussed and the role of nursing in assessing patients and managing infusions and aftercare of patients is reviewed. Lessons learned in the start-up of the clinic are explored.


    Presenters:
      Courtney Miller, BSN, RN; Paula Bolton, MS, CNP, ANP-BC

    Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will be discussed during this presentation.


    Session Length:
      47 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Describe the development of a ketamine infusion clinic and review criteria for ketamine treatment and the interdisciplinary nature of the treatment, including the role for PMH nurses in aiding recovery.

    Keywords:  Ketamine Infusion, Treatment-Resistant Depression


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    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 continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Saturday, October 27, 2018
    12:15pm - 1:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

  • 4034-18: Reducing Emergency Holding Times for Adult Patients Awaiting Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.5 credits offered

    Presenter: Ryan-Michael Sherman McKenzie, MSN, RN-BC 0.50 contact hours

    4034-18: Reducing Emergency Holding Times for Adult Patients Awaiting Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment

    This presentation introduces a system level approach to reducing the amount of time a patient spends holding in an emergency area awaiting placement in an inpatient behavioral program. A centralized approach to evaluation, acceptance and transfer is discussed. Provides a framework for addressing a continuing problem facing emergency rooms.


    Presenter:
      Ryan-Michael Sherman McKenzie, MSN, RN-BC

    Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses 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:

    • Identify two benefits to develop a coordinated, centralized process for the placement of behavioral health patients holding in emergency rooms.

    Keywords:  Emergency, Inpatient, Boarding


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    0.50 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 continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Saturday, October 27, 2018
    12:15pm - 1:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

  • 4032-18: Trauma Informed Medication Education

    Contains 5 Component(s), 1 credit offered

    Presenter: Kathryn Kieran, MSN, PMHNP-BC 1.0 contact hours

    4032-18: Trauma Informed Medication Education

    Patients with trauma histories frequently confront polypharmacy and prescribing relationships rife with miscommunication. Guidelines for initiating or supporting a “de-prescribing” model, and addressing non-adherence will be reviewed. Facilitated practice of brief cognitive restructuring of medication beliefs and challenging conversations about the meaning of medications will get everyone talking.


    Presenter:
      Kathryn Kieran, MSN, PMHNP-BC

    Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will be discussed during this presentation.


    Session Length:
      53 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Identify common features of de-prescribing and trauma-informed care, and give an example using these principles in context.

    Keywords:  Trauma, Education, Medication


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    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 continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Saturday, October 27, 2018
    12:15pm - 1:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

  • 4031-18: “You really want me to think positively when I’m in pain?! All I can do is feel hopeless and sad!” Using Group Therapy to Instill Hope and Positivity in those Living with Chronic Pain and Depression

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenter: Barbara Buxton, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, RN 0.75 contact hours

    4031-18: “You really want me to think positively when I’m in pain?! All I can do is feel hopeless and sad!” Using Group Therapy to Instill Hope and Positivity in those Living with Chronic Pain and Depression

    This presentation highlights the use of group therapy for individuals suffering with chronic pain and depression. Highlighting hope and positive psychological traits encourages participants to have more positive emotional experiences. Psychiatric nurses are capable of providing group therapy, which helps these individuals develop protective factors against negativity from chronic pain.


    Presenter:
      Barbara Buxton, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, RN

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


    Session Length:
      45 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Describe the importance of positivity and hope in chronic pain treatment. 

    Keywords:  Group Therapy, Hope, Chronic Pain


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    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 continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Saturday, October 27, 2018
    12:15pm - 1:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

  • 4027-18: Caring for our Nation's Veterans: An Innovative Veteran-Centric Post-Graduate Residency Program for New PMHNPs

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenter: Amy R. Morton-Miller, PhD, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, CNE 0.75 contact hours

    4027-18: Caring for our Nation's Veterans: An Innovative Veteran-Centric Post-Graduate Residency Program for New PMHNPs

    This presentation will highlight an innovative Veteran-centric PMHNP residency program at the VA Salt Lake City Healthcare System. Utilizing examples of the curriculum, clinical rotations, and supervision practices, the audience will develop an understanding of this important innovation which focuses on the development of competent and confident Veteran-friendly PMHNPs.


    Presenter:
      Amy R. Morton-Miller, PhD, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, CNE

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


    Session Length:
      43 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Understand why this residency program was created, its design, and the benefits of its use.

    Keywords:  Veterans, Residency Program, New Practitioners


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    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 continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Saturday, October 27, 2018
    11:15am - 12:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

  • 4026-18: A Successful Model for Clinical Training in Child/Adolescent Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Graduate Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nursing Students

    Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), 0.5 credits offered

    Presenters: Pamela G. Lusk, RN, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FAANP; Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FAAN, FAANP, FNAP; Allyson Matney Neal, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, CPNP 0.5 contact hours

    4026-18: A Successful Model for Clinical Training in Child/Adolescent Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Graduate Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nursing Students

    This presentation describes a successful model of clinical training (didactic and experiential components) in CBT for children and ddolescents developed for PMH graduate students. This CBT training was presented to 8 PMHNP cohorts, including students in online, face to face and hybrid programs. Results of students evaluations are shared.


    Presenters:
      Pamela G. Lusk, RN, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FAANP; Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FAAN, FAANP, FNAP; Allyson Matney Neal, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, CPNP

    Disclosures:  Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk is a shareholder of Cope2thrive, LLC. All other presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.


    Session Length:
      36 minutes

    Target Audience:  APRN


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

    • Describe an effective model for clinical training in evidence-based psychotherapy, CBT for children and adolescents, in advanced practice PMH graduate programs to prepare students for practice across the lifespan.

    Keywords:  Graduate Education, Child Psychotherapy, CBT Training


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    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 continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Saturday, October 27, 2018
    11:15am - 12:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

  • 4024-18: RN Evaluation of Mild to Moderate ED Psychiatric Patients to Decrease Inpatient Admissions

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenters: Brenda Severson, RN; Cherish De La Cruz, RN, BSN 0.75 contact hours

    4024-18: RN Evaluation of Mild to Moderate ED Psychiatric Patients to Decrease Inpatient Admissions

    This presentation discusses the usage of Registered Nurses in the early assessment, and referral to least restrictive settings/alternative services, and follow-up, of the mental health client experiencing an emergent or perceived emergency situation.


    Presenters:
      Brenda Severson, RN; Cherish De La Cruz, RN, BSN

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


    Session Length:
      37 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Understand the need of effectively linking patients to outpatient services to decrease ED usage.

    Keywords:  Triage, RN Evaluation, Least Restrictive


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    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 continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Saturday, October 27, 2018
    11:15am - 12:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020