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  • 1046-17: Food and Mood - What is the Research and is there a Connection?

    Contains 5 Component(s), 1.5 credits offered

    Presenters: Joanne Evans, MEd, RN, PMHCNS-BC 1.5 contact hours

    1046-17:  Food and Mood - What is the Research and is there a Connection?

    There is a growing body of research showing the correlation between food and mental health. Learn the significance of arachidonic acid, folate, tryptophan, mercury and artificial sweeteners as well as fruits, legumes, grains and vegetables on mood and behavior. Videos demonstrating this correlation will be shown.


    Presenters:
      Joanne Evans, MEd, RN, PMHCNS-BC

    Disclosures:  Discussion of off-label uses (using products for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration, or FDA) occur in this presentation.


    Session Length:
      1 hour 24 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Select one research study identifying the correlation between food and mood.
    2. Identify two benefits of eating more fruits and vegetables in relationship to mood.
    3. Select two plant-based nutritional changes you can share with your clients/patients to help them lose weight and improve their mood.

    Keywords:  Plant Based Diet, Nutrition, Arachodonic Acid


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    1.5 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 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
    4:15pm - 6:15pm

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


  • 3015-17: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Alcohol Use Disorder

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenters: Khadejah F. Mahmoud, MSN, RN; Anthony Rushing, BSN, RN 0.75 contact hours

    3015-17: Exploring the Predictors of Motivation to Work with Individuals Who Use Alcohol:  A Focus on the Nursing Profession;  Alcohol Use Disorder, Psychosis, Obesity, and Diabetes:  A Case Study of Complexity

    This mini concurrent session includes two 20-minute presentations (described below) plus Q&A.

    Exploring the Predictors of Motivation to Work with Individuals Who Use Alcohol:  A Focus on the Nursing Profession
    This presentation will discuss briefly the effects of nurses’ motivation to work with individuals who use alcohol and the factors that influence nurses’ motivation, screening of this patient population, and future implications. It also explores psychiatric nurses facing challenges pertaining to outcomes-driven treatment planning for patients with complex illness presentations through a case study.
    Presenters:  Khadejah F. Mahmoud, MSN, RN

    Alcohol Use Disorder, Psychosis, Obesity, and Diabetes:  A Case Study of Complexity
    Psychiatric nurses face challenges pertaining to outcomes-driven treatment planning for patients with complex illness presentations. Such an example will be presented as a case study: a patient with alcohol use disorder, psychosis, obesity and diabetes.
    Presenters:  Anthony Rushing, BSN, 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:  46 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Discuss clinical and research implications that can guide future practices to increase nurses' motivation to work with this patient population.
    2. Identify contextual predictors associated with nurses' motivation to work with individuals who use alcohol. 
    3. Discuss the nursing challenges of caring for a patient with a complex presentation of conditions.
    4. Discuss the importance of using a systematic approach to clinical reasoning in treatment planning for patients with multiple conditions.


    Keywords:  Substance Use Disorder, Inpatient, Nurse Attitudes, Motivation, Complex Illness, Outcomes-driven Treatment

    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
    12:00pm - 12:45pm

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

  • 3012-17: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Inpatient

    Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenters: Loralie M. Woods MSN, RN-BC; Vanessa Kurzon, MSN, RN; Caroline Stewart MSN, RN; Lesli Reeves, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC 0.75 contact hours

    3012-17: What is the Secret?  Open the Medical Record!; Innovative Simulation Training for Managing Agitated Patients

    This mini concurrent session includes two 20-minute presentations (described below) plus Q&A.

    What is the Secret?  Open the Medical Record!
    Hospitalized patients and their families are not optimally involved in the decisions that impact their care. Discover how to implement an Open Medical Record Program in your hospital and let the patient be the conductor of his care. Learn how to use Rapid Cycle debriefing in the mental health setting to improve techniques when addressing agitated patients.
    Presenters:  Loralie M. Woods MSN, RN-BC; Vanessa Kurzon, MSN, RN

    Innovative Simulation Training for Managing Agitated Patients
    An innovative training strategy, Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice (RCDP) Simulation was piloted in an academic medical center psychiatric unit on managing agitated patients.  RCDP simulation proved effective in skill acquisition for verbal and physical de-escalation according to crisis prevention intervention concepts, promoting teamwork and communication among interdisciplinary teams and leadership.
    Presenters:  Caroline Stewart MSN, RN; Lesli Reeves, MSN, RN, 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:  41 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Implement the steps of a successful Open Medical Record Program.
    2. Discover tools to engage bedside nurses in a practice change.
    3. Define Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice simulation technique.
    4. Identify the advantages of using Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice simulation techniques for psychiatric simulations.


    Keywords:  Medical Record, Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice, Simulation

    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
    12:00pm - 12:45pm

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

  • 3013-17: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Undergraduate Education

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.5 credits offered

    Presenters: Marian L. Farrell PhD, PMH-NP, BC, CRNP; Dina M. Stewart BSN, RN, PHN 0.5 contact hours

    3012-17: Alcohol Infusion Program as Part of Recovery Curricula; Substance Use Disorder Among Nurses:  Quality Improvement In Pre-licensure Nursing Education

    This mini concurrent session includes two 20-minute presentations (described below) plus Q&A.

    Alcohol Infusion Program as Part of Recovery Curricula
    The presentation describes infusion of concepts  related to alcoholism and the Recovery Model throughout undergraduate nursing curriculum as it pertains to  mood disorders and substance use disorders. Additionally it discusses a quality improvement project implemented a learning module into two pre-licensure programs at a school of nursing to impact student nurses’ knowledge, skills, and attitudes regarding SUD among nurses.
    Presenters:  Marian L. Farrell PhD, PMH-NP, BC, CRNP

    Substance Use Disorder Among Nurses:  Quality Improvement In Pre-licensure Nursing Education
    Substance use disorder (SUD) occurs for about 10% of nurses. Despite this, it remains inadequately addressed in formal nursing education. This quality improvement project implemented a learning module into two pre-licensure programs at a school of nursing to impact student nurses’ knowledge, skills, and attitudes regarding SUD among nurses.
    Presenters:  Dina M. Stewart BSN, RN, PHN

    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:  31 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN


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

    1. Examine the concepts of alcoholism as they pertain to individuals experiencing anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, mood disorders and substance use disorders.
    2. Interpret the significance of the Recovery Model as it relates to individuals experiencing anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, mood disorders and substance use disorders.
    3. Name strategies used to educate pre-licensure students about Substance Use Disorder (SUD) among nurses.
    4. Identify recommendations and implications for future nursing practice of educating nursing students about Substance Use Disorder (SUD) among nurses.


    Keywords:  Recovery, Mood Disorder, Alcohol Infusion Program, Education, Professional Impairment Curriculum, Diversion, Alcoholism, Kolb, Substance Use Disorder, Undergraduate Education

    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 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
    12:00pm - 12:45pm

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

  • 3016-17: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Research - Special Populations

    Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenters: Semira Semino-Asaro, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC; Kimberly A. Barnes-Ayers, BSN, MAEd, RN-BC 0.75 contact hours

    3016-17: Association of Maternal Self-Report and Observational Data During The Postpartum Period:  The Case for Subjective and Behavioral Measures; Improving Outcomes by Infusing Innovative and Creative Ideas into Caring for Older Adults - The Influence of Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders (NICHE) on a Geriatric Psychiatric Nursing Unit

    This mini concurrent session includes two 20-minute presentations (described below) plus Q&A.

    Association of Maternal Self-Report and Observational Data During The Postpartum Period:  The Case for Subjective and Behavioral Measures
    This session discusses research tools that incorporate observational as well as self-report measures in maternal-child and mental-health nursing. Additionally it reviews an application of the NICHE program, where direct care providers became change agents and were empowered to obtain the knowledge/skills necessary to provide quality care.
    Presenters:  Semira Semino-Asaro, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC

    Improving Outcomes by Infusing Innovative and Creative Ideas into Caring for Older Adults - The Influence of Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders (NICHE) on a Geriatric Psychiatric Nursing Unit
    The influence NICHE program at UAB-Geriatric Psychiatry had positive outcomes. Direct caregivers became involved in the NICHE program as Scholars, made many positives changes on the unit. Direct care providers became change agents; were empowered to obtain the knowledge/skills necessary. Had many ideas, were allowed to explore, develop/implement them.
    Presenters:  Kimberly A. Barnes-Ayers, BSN, MAEd, RN-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:  39 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN


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

    1. Discuss the use of observational as well as self-report measures in research studies focused on early mother-infant interaction.
    2. Analyze the complexity of research focused on early mother-infant interaction. 
    3. Know what influence the NICHE program had on an inpatient geriatric psychiatric unit as evidenced by naming two benefits noted post implementation.
    4. State two reasons direct care staff should be involved in quality projects such as those affiliated with the NICHE program.


    Keywords:  Early Mother-infant Interaction Research, Still Face Paradigm, NICHE, Postpartum Bonding, Geriatrics

    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
    12:00pm - 12:45pm

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

  • 3011-17: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Anxiety

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenters: Tresa Marie Glaser, BSN, RN; Clarissa Riches, BSN, RN; Ariana McDonald, BSN, RN; Kay Brinkopf, BSN, RN; Veronica B. Decker, DNP, PMHCNS-BC, MBA, MS, RN, BSN 0.75 contact hours

    3011-17: Is My Anxiety Normal?  A Comparison of Normal Anxiety Compared to Anxiety Disorders as well as Good Health Practices and Treatments for Anxiety Experienced at the Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Levels; Using Mobile Health Technology to Assess for Distress

    This mini concurrent session includes two 20-minute presentations (described below) plus Q&A.

    Is My Anxiety Normal?  A Comparison of Normal Anxiety Compared to Anxiety Disorders as well as Good Health Practices and Treatments for Anxiety Experienced at the Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Levels
    This session will review the prevalence of anxiety in our communities as well as tools to positively increase awareness and education regarding mental health, specifically anxiety. It will also discuss  a  distress management expert system software program to assess the patient’s distress and immediately recommend individually-tailored evidence-based psychosocial coping strategies and referrals.
    Presenters:  Tresa Marie Glaser, BSN, RN; Clarissa Riches, BSN, RN; Ariana McDonald, BSN, RN; Kay Brinkopf, BSN, RN

    Using Mobile Health Technology to Assess for Distress
    This program was piloted in a medically oncology practice and found feasible and effective.  The program can be easily utilized in a primary care setting.
    Presenters:  Veronica B. Decker, DNP, PMHCNS-BC, MBA, MS, 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:  40 minutes

    Target Audience:  APRN


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

    1. Increase awareness of mental illness, specifically the differentiation of normal anxiety versus anxiety disorders.
    2. Outline and promote self-management techniques for anxiety and current treatment options.
    3. Define distress screening and describe components of program development.
    4. Appraise how to implement, maintain, and evaluate a mobile-health tool for distress management. 


    Keywords:  Social Media, Technology, Mobile Health, Anxiety

    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
    12:00pm - 12:45pm

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

  • 3014-17: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Family Education/Skills

    Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenters: Christine D. Moriconi, PsyD, LMFT, PMHCNS-BC; Stacy Stark, MSN, RN 0.75 contact hours

    3014-17: Kids First:  A Pilot Study of Mindfulness and Emotional Well Being for Preschool Children; A Clinical "Toolbox" for Intellectually Disabled Adults and Their Caregivers

    This mini concurrent session includes two 20-minute presentations (described below) plus Q&A.

    Kids First:  A Pilot Study of Mindfulness and Emotional Well Being for Preschool Children
    This session discusses how mindfulness programs can be taught to parents and teachers to foster emotional regulation in preschool children and improve their readiness for kindergarten. It will also discuss a tool kit developed to assist patients with Intellectual disorders and Autism spectrum disorder.
    Presenters:  Christine D. Moriconi, PsyD, LMFT, PMHCNS-BC

    A Clinical "Toolbox" for Intellectually Disabled Adults and Their Caregivers
    Future Implications: Implications can include extending to use with other behavioral health patients and to different care settings (medical/surgical, primary care).
    Presenters:  Stacy Stark, 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:  38 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Apply mindfulness use of body scan for insomnia, pain, depression, eating habits and addiction issues. 
    2. Explain pilot study with two pre-schools using Second Step and mindfulness pillars.  
    3. Describe difficulties patients with Intellectual Disorder/ Autism Spectrum Disorder may experience and various resources.
    4. List resources, supplies, and activities in the clinical toolbox.


    Keywords:  Intellectual Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Mindfulness, Emotional Regulation, Children

    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
    12:00pm - 12:45pm

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

  • 1016-17 A Community Healing: Steps to Take when Tragedy Overwhelms a Community

    Contains 5 Component(s), 2.25 credits offered

    Presenters: Anka Roberto DNP, PMHNP-BC, APRN, MPH; Jennifer Barahona, LCSW 2.25 contact hours

    1016-17:  A Community Healing:  Steps to Take when Tragedy Overwhelms a Community

    Participants will gain perspective from a community working together to restore balance, promote sustainability, and strategically plan for the wellness of a community in the aftermath of a school tragedy. Key stakeholders will present steps taken to put the pieces back together for a community in need of stabilization.


    Presenters:
     Anka Roberto DNP, PMHNP-BC, APRN, MPH; Jennifer Barahona, LCSW

    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:
      2 Hours 2 minutes

    Target Audience:  APRN


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

    1. Understand the ripple effect of trauma on a community.
    2. Understand the timeline of recovery and resiliency that takes place in the aftermath of a traumatized community: what works, what doesn't work.
    3. Understand sustainability efforts to allow for a long term cohesive effort to support a traumatized community long term.

    Keywords:  Trauma, Sandy Hook, Community, Healing, Resilience


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    2.25 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


  • 3017-17: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Forensic

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.5 credits offered

    Presenters: Inga M. Giske, MSN, RN-BC, NE-BC; Tara Haskins DNP, RN 0.5 contact hours

    3017-17: A Greater Good:  Collaboration Between Law Enforcement and Acute Care Hospital Systems; The Prison Project: Attitudes Toward Prisoners in a Nursing Student Population

    This mini concurrent session includes two 20-minute presentations (described below) plus Q&A.

    A Greater Good:  Collaboration Between Law Enforcement and Acute Care Hospital Systems
    This session explores how Law Enforcement  and Community Mental Health include the Acute Care Hospital System resulting in improved communication and partnership with all three systems. Additionally it provides a literature review, analysis of research findings from pre/post survey tools and educator tips for prison clinical sites.
    Presenters:  Inga M. Giske, MSN, RN-BC, NE-BC

    The Prison Project: Attitudes Toward Prisoners in a Nursing Student Population
    Following a request from a maximum security prison for help at their annual resource fair, nursing faculty were curious about student perceptions and attitudes toward the prison and inmates. This session provides a literature review, analysis of research findings from pre/post survey tools and educator tips for prison clinical sites.
    Presenters:  Tara Haskins DNP, 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:  31 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN


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

    1. Identify gaps within the working relationship between acute care hospitals and law enforcement.
    2. Describe collaborative solutions to decrease identified gaps. 
    3. Identify assessment tools which can be used across systems.

    Keywords:  Forensics, Prison, Students, Curriculum, Law Enforcement, Education, Integrated Care

    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 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
    12:00pm - 12:45pm

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

  • 2043-17: Whole Health Begins with Mental Health Education for Primary Care Providers

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

    Presenter: Diane H Esposito PhD, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC 0.5 Contact Hours

    2043-17: Whole Health Begins with Mental Health Education for Primary Care Providers

    This presentation will present curriculum design for education of graduate non PMH students in mental health concepts.  This training includes evidence based approaches to screening, such as use of PHQ-9,and SBIRT, to support graduate primary care students in meeting the needs of their patients, and practice in integrated medical homes.


    Presenter:
      Diane H Esposito PhD, ARNP, PMHCNS-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:
      29 minutes

    Target Audience:  APRN


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

    1. Design a curriculum for non Psychiatric Mental Health primary care providers to prepare them for practice in today's integrated behavioral medical homes, and to screen for mental health disorders.
    2. Differentiate between the role of the Psychiatric Mental Health versus non Psychiatric Mental Health primary care provider in meeting patient's mental health needs.
    3. Identify three screening tools to identify commonly occurring mental health problems, to support clinical decision making in referral to behavioral health specialists.

    Keywords:  Education, Screening Tools


    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 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
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    3:00pm - 3:45pm

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