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  • 1017-17: Intersecting Mental Health and Palliative Care: Pharmacologic and Non-pharmacologic Treatment of Life Limiting Illness

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Mark A. Curtis MSN, PMHCNS-BC, ACHPN, LMT 2.0 contact hours

    1017-17: Intersecting Mental Health and Palliative Care: Pharmacologic and Non-pharmacologic Treatment of Life Limiting Illness

    Although individuals diagnosed with a life limiting illness may experience physiological distress, often anxiety, fear and mental suffering are equally debilitating. This presentation will explore pharmacologic and non pharmacologic interventions to help alleviate psychic distress and maximize quality of life when diagnosed with a terminal illness.


    Presenter:
      Mark A. Curtis MSN, PMHCNS-BC, ACHPN, LMT

    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:
      1 hour 55 minutes

    Target Audience:  APRN


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

    1. Define Palliative Care and the underuse of mental health expertise when treating individuals with a life limiting illness.
    2. Identify prescribing practices that enhance client understanding, compliance and response to psychotropic medications.
    3. Discuss risks and benefits of psychotropic medication in clients diagnosed with terminal illness.

    Keywords:  Life Limiting Illness, Pharmacologic and Non-pharmacologic 


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    2.0 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 as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    8:00am - 10:00am

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019


  • 1013-17: Whole Health Begins with Mental Health Interprofessional Education (IPE):  Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating IPE Simulations in Undergraduate Nursing Programs

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Todd B. Hastings PhD, RN; Traci T. Sims, DNS, RN, CNS/PMH-BC; Nina Beaman, EdD, MSN, CNE, RN-BC (PMH); Linda Etchill-Ewald, RN, BSN, MSN, PMHCNS-BC; Sandra R. Gamble, RN, MSN, BS; Ann Harms, EdD, RN-PMHCNS-BC 2.0 Contact Hours

    1013-17: Whole Health Begins with Mental Health Interprofessional Education (IPE):  Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating IPE Simulations in Undergraduate Nursing Programs

    Simulations will highlight the value of and roles within interprofessional practice which enhance the care of individuals with mental health illnesses.  The simulations will follow one client from the Emergency Room to the inpatient unit and to the outpatient setting. Attendees will discuss benefits and methods of implementing IPE simulations.


    Presenters:
      Todd B. Hastings PhD, RN; Traci T. Sims, DNS, RN, CNS/PMH-BC; Nina Beaman, EdD, MSN, CNE, RN-BC (PMH); Linda Etchill-Ewald, RN, BSN, MSN, PMHCNS-BC; Sandra R. Gamble, RN, MSN, BS; Ann Harms, EdD, RN-PMHCNS-BC

    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:
      1 hour 42 minutes

    Target Audience:  APRN


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

    1. Identify three strategies for identifying health care providers and settings in support of an IPE simulation for psychiatric nursing.
    2. Describe at least two techniques for implementation of IPE simulation into a select curricular structure.
    3. Verbalize three challenges associated with curricular integration of IPE simulation at a given institution.

    Keywords:  Simulation, Education, Undergraduate Education, Interprofessional


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    2.0 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 as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    8:00am - 10:00am

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

  • 1011-17: Whole Health Opens Clinical Practice Opportunities for Psychiatric APRNs: Understanding Business of Psychiatric Nursing in Changing Healthcare Environment

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

    Presenters: Sharon R. Katz FPMH-APRN, CRNP; Yashmin Ramratan, CFO 2.0 contact hours

    1011-17: Whole Health Opens Clinical Practice Opportunities for Psychiatric APRNs: Understanding Business of Psychiatric Nursing in Changing Healthcare Environment

    Encouraging nursing leadership and skills enable workforce through business planning, participation in ACO’s or TCPi, documentation, boundaries, HIPAA, and technology is critical to optimal reimbursement. This presentation will encourage the presence and growth of psychiatric APRNs as practice leaders during a time of legislative change and accelerated community need.


    Presenters:
      Sharon R. Katz FPMH-APRN, CRNP; Yashmin Ramratan, CFO

    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:
      1 Hour 47 minutes

    Target Audience:  APRN


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

    1. Assess psychiatric workforce to reveal an unsustainable psychiatric mental health model.
    2. Understanding keys in healthcare that can be incorporated to qualify for value based reimbursement.
    3. Create new pathway to reimbursement models that lead to improved healthcare models.

    Keywords:  Workforce Development, MACRA, MIPS, Nurse Entrepreneurs


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    2.0 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 as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    8:00am - 10:00am

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

  • 1043-17: Reviewing Scholarly Journal Submissions

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

    Presenters: Geraldine S. Pearson PHD, PMH-CNS, FAAN 0.5 Contact Hours

    1043-17: Reviewing Scholarly Journal Submissions

    Reviewing manuscripts for scholarly journals provides valued service to the profession and is a skill that can be learned. This workshop will provide an overview of the the manuscript review process at JAPNA, information for development of reviewing skills, and an opportunity to practice skills in a mock manuscript review.


    Presenters:
      Geraldine S. Pearson PHD, PMH-CNS, FAAN

    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:
      30 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Identify the process of reviewing a peer reviewed manuscript for publication.
    2. Define writing and content flaws that might influence reviewer decision making for a specific manuscript.
    3. Engage in a small group exercise that allows participants to conduct a mock review of a complete manuscript.

    Keywords:  Research, Writing for Publication


    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 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    11:15am - 12:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

  • Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT): 16.0 Hour Waiver Training

    Contains 70 Component(s), Includes Credits

    16.0 contact hours (13.0 in pharmacology)

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    ***If you registered for the 16-hour course prior to October 1, 2018, please log in to APNA and use this link to continue through the course: https://e-learning.apna.org/products/medication-assisted-treatment-mat-16-hour-waiver-training***

    Course Description: 

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    This course is jointly provided by PCSS-MAT and APNA. The course consists of 16 individual sessions of the required 24 hours of content for nurses who wish to offer medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorders including buprenorphine. Sessions include webinars and self-paced slide presentations with case studies, post-tests, and evaluation of the content.

    Target Audience: APRN


    Learning Outcomes:

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

    1. Describe foundational practices in medication assisted treatment including buprenorphine in order to decrease opioid use and opioid related deaths in the United States.
    2. Discuss issues related to the assessment and medication assisted treatment of persons with opioid use disorders.
    3. Articulate the role, responsibilities and limitations of a provider as described in current regulations related to medication assisted treatment for persons with opioid use disorders. 

    Continuing Education Credit:
    16.0 contact hours (of which 13.0 are in pharmacology).*In order to receive contact hours for the program, participants must: View the program in its entirety, earn a passing score of at least 80% on the post-test for each session, complete evaluations of each session and complete the final evaluation during the allotted 90-day access period. Participants will have 5 opportunities to correctly answer the questions on the post-tests. Following completion of the modules, post-tests and evaluations, the certificate will be generated online, available for immediate printing. Credit will not be earned unless all components of the program are completed. Partial credit will not be earned.

    Pricing: Free


    Ready to get started? 

    • The course is free of charge and can be accessed by clicking the Register button above. You will be prompted to login with your APNA account information*. If you do not have an APNA account, select the button, "new user to the site without an account" and complete the listed information to create a free non-member profile. Complete the check-out process to order the session for $0.
    • Complete presentations, post-test, evaluations, and receive the CNE certificate.
    • Return to the PCSS-MAT website to receive your certification of completion. DEA waiver instructions are provided upon completion of all 24 hours of training.
    • Click here for the "Steps to Obtain Your MAT Waiver" process map.

    *Note:  Membership in APNA is not required to take this course, however you will need to create an APNA account in order to access the course and earn continuing nursing education credit.


    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.

    Accreditation of the continuing education activity does not imply endorsement by APNA or ANCC of any commercial products discussed in the context of this activity. 


    Support for the Program:
    Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by Providers' Clinical Support System for Medication Assisted Treatment (grant no. 1U79TI026556) from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. 

    Disclosures:

    • The Nurse Planner and members of the planning committee have no financial relationships to disclose.
    • The faculty for this activity have no conflict or commercial interests to report. 
    • Faculty members are required to complete a conflict of interest statement in order to disclose to participants any real or potential conflict of interest related to the educational activity. Resolution of actual or potential conflict of interest is required prior to faculty participation. A faculty statement of disclosure is included within each presentation. 
    • This educational activity may contain discussion of off-label usage of drugs that are not indicated by the FDA. The American Psychiatric Nurses Association and the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry do not recommend usage of any agent outside the FDA approved/labeled indications.


    Release Date: April 21, 2017 
    The contact hours for this session expire: December 31, 2019

    ***If you registered for the 16-hour course prior to October 1, 2018, please use this link to continue through the course: https://e-learning.apna.org/products/medication-assisted-treatment-mat-16-hour-waiver-training***

  • 2017-Seclusion and Restraint: Assessment and Risk Mitigation

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Speakers: Diane Allen, MN, RN-BC, NEA-BC; Stephanie Bradley, MSN, RN-BC; Sandra Gary, BSN, RN-BC; Todd Lauster, BA, RN-BC; Gisela Catano-Mahoney, MEd, RN-BC; Justin Souther, RN-BC 1.0 contact hour

    Seclusion and Restraint: Assessment and Risk Mitigation

    Following the guidelines of the updated and revised APNA position statement and standards of Seclusion and Restraint, this session was developed in hopes of reminding nurses of the risks associated with seclusion and restraint, and the ability for nurses to mitigate these risks and recognize the readiness for release.

    Speakers: Diane Allen, MN, RN-BC, NEA-BC;  Stephanie Bradley, MSN, RN-BC;  Sandra Gary, BSN, RN-BC;  Todd Lauster, BA, RN-BC;  Gisela Catano-Mahoney, MEd, RN-BC;  Justin Souther, RN-BC

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

    Session Length: 42 minutes

    Target Audience: RN, APRN

    Session Objectives:
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
    1. Identify at least two risks of harm during seclusion and restraint.
    2. Describe two interventions to mitigate risks of harm during seclusion and restraint.
    3. Recognize indicators of readiness for discontinuation of seclusion and restraint. 

    Keywords: Inpatient, RN Practice, Safety

    Continuing Nursing Education
    1.0 contact hour.
    * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to earn a passing score on the post test. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.

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


    Release Date:  October 1, 2017
    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

  • 3031-17: Women's Experiences Living With and Recovering From Depression

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Susan M. Jarchow, PhD, MSN, BSN, RN 0.75 contact hours

    3031-17:  Women's Experiences Living With and Recovering From Depression

    This session explores the perspectives of women living with depression, including their experiences of symptoms; their exposure to social adversity; and their efforts at recovery in the context of their larger sociocultural and sociopolitical environments. Findings guide interventions to better facilitate and support the mental health recovery process.

    Presenter:  Susan M. Jarchow, PhD, MSN, BSN, 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:  42 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

    1. Describe women's experiences of depressive symptoms, efforts at symptom management, and interactions with healthcare providers.
    2. Describe the impact of at least two sources of social adversity on women's experiences living with depression.
    3. Identify at least two significant aspects of participants' mental health recovery, including interventions found to be most helpful.

    Keywords:  Women, Depression, Mental Health Records, Recovery

    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 as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    Originally Presented
    APNA 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Friday, October 20, 2017
    3:45pm - 4:30pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

  • 4022-17: Improving Management of Suicidal Patients in the Emergency Department

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Michelle Heyland, DNP, APN, PMHNP-BC 0.75 contact hours

    4022-17:  Improving Management of Suicidal Patients in the Emergency Department

    With an increase in suicidal patients presenting to emergency departments (EDs), the Joint Commission (TJC) released standards for care of suicidal patients. An ED was found to be noncompliant with these standards. A project was implemented to align the ED with TJC standards and improve care of suicidal patients.

    Presenter:  Michelle Heyland, DNP, APN, PMHNP-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:  40 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

    1. Identify the new Joint Commission standards for care of suicidal patients in the emergency department (ED).
    2. Discuss a project that was implemented to align an ED to these Joint Commission standards.
    3. Determine project outcomes that improve the care of suicidal patients in the ED.

    Keywords:  Emergency Department, Suicide, Prevention, Safe, The Joint Commission, Regulatory

    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 as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Saturday, October 21, 2017
    11:15am - 12:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

  • 4032-17: Psychiatric Crisis Stabilization Services: Treat at the Source, not the Destination

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Scott Zeller, MD; Emily Rosendahl, RN, BSN, MPH; Kimberly Lopez, RN, MSN 0.75 contact hours

    4032-17: Psychiatric Crisis Stabilization Services:  Treat at the Source, not the Destination

    Crisis stabilization services are the best, targeted solution to offering the right providers to the right patients in the right place at the right time for psychiatric patients. Through facilitation with health systems, we have seen inpatient hospitalization avoided, improved boarding times, and decreased restraint use.


    Presenters: Scott Zeller, MD; Emily Rosendahl, RN, BSN, MPH; Kimberly Lopez, RN, MSN

    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:
      44 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Explain the rationale and classify benefits to implementing psychiatric emergency services to improve the experience of mental health care.
    2. Dissect the steps to implementation and recall crucial stakeholders to engage for successful implementation.
    3. Plan the possibility of discussing this solution with fellow leaders to bring crisis stabilization services to their communities.

    Keywords: Emergency Department, Boarding, Emergency Psychiatric Care, Crisis, Stabilization, Implementation, Mental Health, Integrated Care


    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 as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Saturday, October 21, 2017
    12:15pm - 1:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019


  • 4031-17: Pharmacogenetics and MAT:  Facilitating Engagement for those with Co-Occurring Disorders

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Patricia M. Allen, DNP, MSN, PMHNP-BC 0.5 pharmacology contact hours

    4031-17: Pharmacogenetics and MAT:  Facilitating Engagement for those with Co-Occurring Disorders

    More than 65% of those with substance use disorders have a co-occurring mental health disorder. Pharmacogenetics testing guides the provider in prescribing for both disorders. The results are used to personalize care, educate the client and facilitate a clinical partnership that empowers the client and supports engagement in treatment.


    Presenter: Patricia M. Allen, DNP, MSN, PMHNP-BC

    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:
      29 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Describe ways that pharmacogenetics testing can empower the client and support engagement in the co-occurring population.
    2. Identify the role of the Advanced Practice Nurse in prescribing and treatment decisions for the co-occurring client.
    3. Determine the relationship between the use of pharmacogentics testing, MAT and engagement outcomes for those with co-occurring disorders.

    Keywords: Pharmacogenetics, Co-Occurring, Addictions


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    0.5 pharmacology 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 as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Saturday, October 21, 2017
    12:15pm - 1:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019