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  • 3034-17: An Overview and Efficacy of a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit in Managing Aggression among Individuals With Serious Mental Illness

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Lawerence Blair, RN; Colleen Russo, PNP 0.75 contact hours

    3034-17: An Overview and Efficacy of a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit in Managing Aggression among Individuals With Serious Mental Illness

    This presentation will describe a psychiatric intensive care unit created to manage aggressive behavior among individuals with serious mental illness. The presentation will include information about preliminary outcome and efficacy data, including types of aggression observed, interventions used to manage aggression, and seclusion and restraint rate comparisons.


    Presenters:
    Lawerence Blair, RN; Colleen Russo, PNP

    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. Describe a model used to manage aggression among individuals with serious mental illness.
    2. Identify effective means to mitigate aggression among individuals with serious mental illness.
    3. Describe efficacy and outcome data of a psychiatric intensive care unit.

    Keywords: Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit, Transitions Model, Aggressive Behavior, The Broset Violence Checklist, Staff Observation Aggression Scale-revised


    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


  • 3033-17: Designing and Delivering Quality Distance Education: Challenges and Opportunities to Teach the Next Generation of PMHNPs

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

    Presenters: Susan W. Blaakman, PhD, PMHNP-BC; Holly E. Brown, DNP, PMHCS-BC, PMHNP; Andrew Wolf, EdD, RN, ACNP-C, CNE; Joseph Gomulak-Cavicchio, MS Ed. 0.75 contact hours

    3033-17: Designing and Delivering Quality Distance Education:  Challenges and Opportunities to Teach the Next Generation of PMHNPs

    This session presents strategies for aligning national competencies, learning outcomes, activities, and assessments throughout a curriculum using collaborative approaches. We will share technologies to promote interaction, meaningful practice, and feedback to facilitate learning and describe an effective mix of online activities and on-campus intensives to enhance student clinical skills.


    Presenters: Susan W. Blaakman, PhD, PMHNP-BC; Holly E. Brown, DNP, PMHCS-BC, PMHNP; Andrew Wolf, EdD, RN, ACNP-C, CNE; Joseph Gomulak-Cavicchio, MS Ed.

    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:  APRN


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

    1. Discuss the American Psychiatric Nurses Association's (APNA) nursing suicide risk assessment "Call to Action" and review evidence-based recommendations for assessment and documentation of self-directed violence (SDV) risk. 
    2. Explore the literature/practice gap regarding nursing-specific suicide risk assessment tools for the inpatient psychiatric setting. 
    3. Discuss New York-Presbyterian's Nursing Suicide Risk Inventory (NSRI).

    Keywords: Instructional Design, Distance Learning, Adult Learning, Graduate Education


    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


  • 3032-17: New York-Presbyterian’s Nursing Suicide Risk Inventory (NSRI): A Daily Nursing Suicide Risk Tool for the Inpatient Psychiatric Setting

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Brynne D. Calleran, BSN, BS, RN-BC 0.75 contact hours

    3032-17: New York-Presbyterian’s Nursing Suicide Risk Inventory (NSRI):  A Daily Nursing Suicide Risk Tool for the Inpatient Psychiatric Setting

    The most common root cause of inpatient suicide is a failure in clinical assessment.  This session explores the development of a new tool based on the APNA suicide competencies. The Nursing Suicide Risk Inventory (NSRI) provides inpatient psychiatric-mental health nurses with a comprehensive picture of patient suicide risk.

    Presenter:  Brynne D. Calleran, BSN, BS, 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:
      43 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN


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

    1. Discuss the American Psychiatric Nurses Association’s (APNA’s) nursing suicide risk assessment “Call to Action” and 
      review evidence-based recommendations for assessment & documentation of self-directed violence (SDV) risk.
    2. Explore the literature/practice gap regarding nursing-specific suicide risk assessment tools for the inpatient psychiatric setting.
    3. Discuss New York-Presbyterian’s Nursing Suicide Risk Inventory (NSRI).

    Keywords:  Suicide, Suicide Risk, Self-directed Violence, Self-injurious Behavior, Suicidal Ideation, APNA Suicide Competencies


    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

  • 3027-17: Creation and Implementation of a Crisis Stabilization Service in a Community Safety Net Hospital in Chicago, IL

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Evelyn J. Norton, DNP, APRN, PMNP-BC; David J. Martucci, BSN, MS, MBA Candidate 0.75 contact hours

    3027-17: Creation and Implementation of a Crisis Stabilization Service in a Community Safety Net Hospital in Chicago, IL

    Sinai Health Systems developed a Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU)  in response to escalating boarding times in the ED of patients with mental health (MH) issues, and a lack of community resources for MH care. This session explores the development, successes and challenges experiences throughout the process.


    Presenters:  Evelyn J. Norton, DNP, APRN, PMNP-BC; David J. Martucci, BSN, MS, MBA Candidate

    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:
      42 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. List and identify admission criteria for Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) psychiatric patients.
    2. Compare the psychiatric observation/crisis stabilization models.
    3. Examine a (CSU) in one hospital, and the successes and challenges to date, and future plans for the project.

    Keywords: Crisis Stabilization Unit, Observation, Mental Illness, Emergency Department, Substance Use Disorder


    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
    2:45pm - 3:30pm

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

  • 3023-17: Utilizing Telehealth to Overcome Clinical Site Challenges

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Stephanie T. Wynn, DNP, RN-BC, PMHNP-BC, COI 0.5 contact hours

    3023-17: Utilizing Telehealth to Overcome Clinical Site Challenges

    The session explores the barriers to mental health nursing clinical experiences in rural settings.  It discusses how telehealth can provide students an opportunity to learn to deliver quality care to a diverse population while increasing patient satisfaction.


    Presenter: 
     Stephanie T. Wynn, DNP, RN-BC, PMHNP-BC, COI

    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:
      27 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Describe a telehealth clinical experience for psychiatric mental health nursing students.
    2. Identify the role of the student, faculty, and practitioner in a telehealth clinical experience.
    3. Identify available technology to remove barriers to mental health clinical learning experiences.

    Keywords:  Telehealth, Education, Rural Healthcare, TeSS, Nursing Students


    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
    2:45pm - 3:30pm

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


  • 1031-17: Understanding the Legal and Regulatory Ramifications related to RN and APRN Psychiatric Practice: Part 2

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

    Presenter: Gina M. Reiners, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC 1.75 contact hours

    1031-17:  Understanding the Legal and Regulatory Ramifications related to RN and APRN Psychiatric Practice:  Part 2

    Psychiatric Standards of Practice and Nursing Board regulations will be presented as an educational strategy to minimize malpractice. Explicit evidence based guidelines will include documentation, assessing, diagnosing, treating, prescribing and evaluating patients. Dr. Reiners will compare and contrast two suicide jury cases, where she was the expert witness.


    Presenter:
      Gina M. Reiners, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC, 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:
      1 hour 35 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Define medical malpractice, the roles of State Boards of Nursing, the expert witness and elements of a law related to the Scope and Standards of Psychiatric Nursing Practice.
    2. Describe the best evidence in Psychiatric Nursing practice of RNs and APNs by analyzing two cases presented to the State Board of Nursing, specifically related to 2014 APNA Scope and Standards of Psychiatric Nursing Practice as a guideline.
    3. Analyze suicide risk and protective factors for two suicide cases by comparing and contrasting the adoption of practice standards and the subsequent outcomes/verdicts for the RN and APN.

    Keywords:  Malpractice, Standards of Practice, Boards of Nursing, Suicide Cases, Documentation


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    1.75 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
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    2:00pm - 4:00pm


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


  • 1033-17: Facebook, My space, Blog or Tweet, What You Say May Not Be Sweet: Professional Boundaries and Social Media

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Nancy Behling Dillon, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC 1.0 Credit Hour

    1033-17:  Facebook, My space, Blog or Tweet, What You Say May Not Be Sweet: Professional Boundaries and Social Media

    The intersection of Social Media and Professional Boundaries is an important consideration in nursing practice but hasn’t of received sufficient attention, resulting in nurses being caught in HIPAA and professional boundary violations. This presentation will highlight ways to stay safe in personal and professional use of social media.


    Presenter:
      Nancy Behling Dillon, PhD, RN, 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:
      55 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Distinguish between social and professional relationships.
    2. Discuss impact of violations of professional boundaries in use of social media as they relate to: patients, co-workers, organizations, PMH nurses, and HIPAA.
    3. Analyze boundary issues using the Guidelines for Analyzing Boundary Issues© and identify strategies to guide safe practice and maintain professional boundaries when using social media.

    Keywords:  Social Boundaries, Relationships, Boundary Crossings, Boundary Violations


    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 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
    2:00pm - 4:00pm

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


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

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    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), Includes Credits

    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), Includes Credits

    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