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  • 4022-16: Enhancing Child and Adolescent Content & Clinical Training in Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing Programs: A Joint Workshop from the APNA Child & Adolescent Council and the APNA Education Council, Graduate Branch

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

    Presenters: Pamela Lusk, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC; Jason Earle, PhD, PMHNP-BC; Erin Ellington, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC 0.75 contact hours

    4022-16:  Enhancing Child and Adolescent Content & Clinical Training in Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing Programs: A Joint Workshop from the APNA Child & Adolescent Council and the APNA Education Council, Graduate Branch

    Child/adolescent psychiatric/mental health content is now required in all PMHNP programs. This session features a panel of graduate faculty in PMHNP programs discussing how they incorporate child/ adolescent content and creatively leverage community psychiatric resources to provide quality clinical experiences for their graduate students.

    Presenters: Pamela Lusk, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC; Jason Earle, PhD, PMHNP-BC; Erin Ellington, DNP, 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


    Session Objectives
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

    1. Discuss the basic knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed by the PMHNP to provide evidence based psychiatric/mental health care to children and adolescents.
    2. Identify various child/adolescent teaching strategies and clinical training opportunities that can be employed in PMHNP programs.
    3. Create a forum where teaching strategies for child /adolescent content and PMHNP learning opportunities can be shared. 

    Keywords: Child and Adolescent, Graduate Education, Clinicals, On-line Programs, Hybrid Programs, Competencies, Psychotherapy Training

    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 30th Annual Conference
    Hartford, Connecticut
    Saturday, October 22
    11:15am - 12:00pm

    Release Date: February 21, 2017
    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019

     

     

     

  • 4033-16: Assessing the Mental Health Needs of First Responders: A Systematic Review

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

    Presenter: Sara Jones, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC 0.75 contact hours

    4033-16:  Assessing the Mental Health Needs of First Responders:  A Systematic Review

    Duty-related traumatic exposures put first responders at high risk for developing mental disorders. This presentation looks at the results of a systematic review of the effects of trauma on this population.

    Presenter: Sara Jones, PhD, APRN, 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:  42 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


    Session Objectives

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

    1. Discuss duty-related trauma exposure and risk for mental and substance use disorders among first responders.
    2. Identify the prevalence of mental and substance use disorders among first responders as presented in a systematic review.
    3. Understand duty-related trauma exposure on first responders and the implications for psychiatric nursing practice and future research.

    Keywords: First Responders, Mental Health, Trauma, PTSD, Suicide


    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 30th Annual Conference
    Hartford, Connecticut
    Saturday, October 22
    12:15pm - 1:00pm


    Release Date:
    February 21, 2017
    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019

  • 4036-16: From Command and Control to Celebrating the We in Wellness and Recovery: Inspired Culture Change in Acute Mental Health

    Contains 5 Component(s), 1 credit offered

    Presenters: Mary Laufer, DNP, RN, NE-BC; Amy Monger, RN-BC 1.0 contact hours

    4036-16: From Command and Control to Celebrating the "WE" in Wellness and Recovery: Inspired Culture Change in Acute Mental Health

    This session discusses the journey of a 48-bed acute mental health hospital to transfer to a Recovery to Practice (RTP) model for their patient care. The speaker explores interventions implemented and pitfalls they experienced throughout the process.

    Presenters: Mary Laufer, DNP, RN, NE-BC; Amy Monger, 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:  51 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN


    Session Objectives
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

    1. Compare and contrast three principles of recovery-oriented practice to your current nursing practice.
    2. Identify two nursing interventions you may implement in the next 30 days to instill hope in persons with mental illness.
    3. Compose one person-centered, strengths-based treatment plan using recovery-oriented language.

    Keywords: Recovery to Practice, Culture Transformation, Recovery Oriented Practice, Person-centered


    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 30th Annual Conference
    Hartford, Connecticut
    Saturday, October 22
    12:15pm - 1:00pm


    Release Date:
    February 21, 2017
    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019

  • 4011-16: Nurses Initiating Change: Engaging Nurses in Development of Unit Orientation Pathways and Processes at an Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenters: Gina M. Miglore, BSN, RN; Marissa E. Boeding, BSN, RN; Jennifer K. Barut, PhD(c), MSN, RN-BC; Lori Harris, BSN, RN-BC 0.75 contact hours

    4011-16: Nurses Initiating Change: Engaging Nurses in Development of Unit Orientation Pathways and Processes at an Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital

    Due to mental-health nursing shortages, an effective orientation program is paramount to retention and nursing satisfaction. This session will discuss nurse empowerment resulting from an orientation program driven and developed by nurses.  It will review strategies of continual best-practice based on identified needs of new staff and the ever-changing mental healthcare system. 

    Presenters: Gina M. Miglore, BSN, RN; Marissa E. Boeding, BSN, RN; Jennifer K. Barut, PhD(c), MSN, RN-BC; Lori Harris, BSN, 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:
     44 minutes

    Target Audience: RN


    Session Objectives
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

    1. Outline literature supporting the importance of excellent orientation programs to increase nurse retention, staff morale and confidence.
    2. Describe mutual empowerment strategies using shared governance that promote nurse driven orientation pathway development.
    3. Discuss the results of a pilot program championed by nursing that supports the implementation of unit specific processes and pathways. 

    Keywords: Shared Governance, Orientation, Turnover, Onboarding, Leader Engagement, Preceptors


    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 30th Annual Conference
    Hartford, Connecticut
    Saturday, October 22
    10:15am - 11:00am

    Release Date: May 30, 2017
    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019

     

     

  • 4024-16: Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS): Information and Discussion on Electronic Cigarettes and “Vape Pens”

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.5 credits offered

    Presenters: Carol A. Essenmacher, PMHCNS-BC, DNP, CTTS; Carolyn Baird, DNP, MBA, RN-BC, CARN-AP, CCDPD, FIAAN 0.5 contact hours

    4024-16:  Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS):  Information and Discussion on Electronic Cigarettes and “Vape Pens”

    This presentation looks at electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), known as e-cigarettes or vape pens.  As the largest category of clinicians, nurses see patients in a variety of setting and should provide patients with current information on ENDS.  We will explore the current statistics and trends regarding ENDS.

    Presenters: Carol A. Essenmacher, PMHCNS-BC, DNP, CTTS; Carolyn Baird, DNP, MBA, RN-BC, CARN-AP, CCDPD, FIAAN

    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:
       32 minutes

    Target Audience: RN, APRN


    Session Objectives
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

    1. Summarize key points on the safety and efficacy of ENDS.
    2. Demonstrate the ability to provide peers and colleagues with clarifying information on the use of ENDS.
    3. Demonstrate the ability to provide patients with clarifying information on the use of ENDS.

    Keywords: Vape Pens, ENDS, Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems, E-cigarette, Patient Education, Tobacco 


    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 30th Annual Conference
    Hartford, Connecticut
    Saturday, October 22
    11:15am - 12:00pm 

    Release Date: July 24, 2017
    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019

  • 3033-16: Evaluation of a Psychiatric NP Residency Program in Integrated Care

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

    Presenters: B. Jamie Stevens, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC; Joyce M. Shea, DNSc, APRN, PMHCNS-BC; Sarah Freiberg, MSN, APRN, FPMHNP-BC 0.75 contact hours

    3033-16: Evaluation of a Psychiatric NP Residency Program in Integrated Care

    This presentation reviews outcomes for the first year of a PMHNP Residency Program in Integrated Care from the perspectives of the sponsoring organization, the academic partner, and the resident.

    Presenters: B. Jamie Stevens, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC; Joyce M. Shea, DNSc, APRN, PMHCNS-BC; Sarah Freiberg, MSN, APRN, FPMHNP-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: 47 minutes

    Target Audience: APRN

    Session Objectives
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
    1.  Describe the structure of a PMHNP Residency in Integrated Care.
    2.  Evaluate data associated with the first year of a PMHNP Residency in Integrated Care.
    3.  Recognize the value of a PMHNP Residency in Integrated Care in relation to advanced practice psychiatric nursing. 

    Keywords: Residency, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Program, Transition to Practice, Integrated Care, Data 

    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 30th Annual Conference
    Hartford, Connecticut
    Friday, October 21
    3:45pm - 4:30pm 

    Release Date: March 16, 2017
    The contact hours for this session expire: NOvember 30, 2019 

     

     

     

  • 3012-16: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Prevention

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

    Presenters: Jessica G. Wheeler, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC; Kerstin Holl Gillespie, BSN, RN; Genevieve E. Chandler, PhD, RN; Maud Low, RNC MSN CLNC 0.5 contact hours

    3012-16: Suicide Awareness and Prevention for College Students: Incorporating Campus-Based and Social Media Interventions for a Multidimensional Approach; Building Resilience through Positive Practice

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

    Suicide Awareness and Prevention for College Students: Incorporating Campus-Based and Social Media Interventions for a Multidimensional Approach
    Suicide is the second leading cause of death for individuals between the ages of 17 and 25. Those attending college have an increased risk. Campuses can help reduce risk by developing broad awareness campaigns that incorporate social media into campus based education and awareness.
    Presenters: Jessica G. Wheeler, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC; Kerstin Holl Gillespie, BSN, RN

    Building Resilience through Positive Practice
    This presentation describes the identification of Veteran-specific competencies/domains in an innovative residency for psychiatric nurse practitioners sponsored by the VA Office of Academic Affiliations. The focus will be on the identification, adoption, and application of these Veteran-specific domains, including integration into the Residency competency (SAMSHA Integrated Care Competencies) evaluation tool.

    Presenters: Genevieve E. Chandler, PhD, RN; Maud Low, RNC MSN CLNC

    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

    Session Objectives
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

    1. Review risk factors associated with suicide and self-harm behaviors in college students.
    2. Demonstrate the benefit of multimodal approach to campus based suicide awareness and prevention efforts.
    3. Build Positive Practices using the ABCS of resilience.
    4. Illustrate how student learning becomes patient learning.

    Keywords:  Suicide Awareness, Self Harm, Suicide Risk, College Students, Social Media, Resilience, Coping, Chandler Model

    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 30th Annual Conference
    Hartford, Connecticut
    Friday, October 21
    12:00pm - 12:45pm

    Release Date: December 8, 2016
    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019
     
     

     

     

  • 3015-16: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Practice

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

    Presenters: Leslie Miles, DNP, APRN-BC; Linda Mabey, DNP, APRN-BC; Helen J. Ramsbottom, BSN, RN, LCSW; Lisa C. Farmer, BSN, RN-BC, LMSW 0.75 Contact Hours

    3015-16: Psychiatric Nurses and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners Partner to Support Victims of Sexual Assault with Mental Illness; Reducing Pediatric Psychiatric Hospital Re-admissions through the Innovative use of a Nurse Case Manager for Post Discharge Follow-up

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

    Psychiatric Nurses and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners Partner to Support Victims of Sexual Assault with Mental Illness
    This presentation informs attendees on a collaboration between psychiatric mental health nurses and sexual assault nurse examiners to expose the prevalence of mental illness in victims of sexual assault. Learn how nurses partnered to change public policy and highlight needed reforms in the care of victims. 
    Presenters: Leslie Miles, DNP, APRN-BC; Linda Mabey, DNP, APRN-BC

    Reducing Pediatric Psychiatric Hospital Re-admissions through the Innovative use of a Nurse Case Manager for Post Discharge Follow-up
    This session explores the role of an RN Case Manager for post-discharge follow-up and how it has decreased inpatient readmissions, enhanced staff job satisfaction, improved quality care, and potentially increased financial reimbursement. 
    Presenter:  Helen J. Ramsbottom, BSN, RN, LCSW; Lisa C. Farmer, BSN, RN-BC, LMSW

    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: RN, APRN

    Session Objectives
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
    1. Understand the outcomes of the collaborative partnership between psychiatric mental health nurses and sexual assault nurse examiners.
    2. Identify one intra or inter-professional collaboration effort that will improve the health of individuals with mental illness.
    3. Identify risk factors for pediatric psychiatric inpatient re-admissions.  
    4. Identify tools used in the Psychiatry RN Case Management program.

    Keywords: Police, Sexual Assualt, SANE, Victims, Collaboration, Hospital Re-Admissions, Child and Adolescent, Case Manager, Pediatric, Readmit Predictor

    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 30th Annual Conference
    Hartford, Connecticut
    Friday, October 21
    12:00pm - 12:45pm

    Release Date: December 8, 2016
    The contact hours for this session expire: November 30, 2019

     

     

     

  • 3021-16: Mobile Psychiatric Team in an Urban Emergency Department

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenter: Celeste Johnson, DNP, APRN, PMH CNS 0.75 contact hours

    3021-16: Mobile Psychiatric Team in an Urban Emergency Department
    Acutely agitated patients are commonly encountered in numerous practice settings.  This presentation will share these guidelines in practical demonstrations/discussions.

    Presenter: Celeste Johnson, DNP, APRN, PMH CNS

    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: 36 minutes

    Target Audience: RN, APRN

    Session Objectives
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
    1.  Describe the challenges of caring for patients with mental health complaints in an acute ED.
    2.  Describe a process to develop a multidisciplinary psychiatric triage team.
    3.  Describe patient outcomes after implementation of a multidisciplinary psychiatric triage team.

    Keywords: Aggressive Emergency Room, De-escalation, Mental Health Emergency Department, Multidisciplinary Triage Team, Emergency Department Overcrowding

    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 30th Annual Conference
    Hartford, Connecticut
    Friday, October 21
    2:45pm - 3:30pm

    Release Date: December 16, 2016
    The contact hours for this session expire: November 30, 2019

     

     

  • 3023-16: Assessing Clinical Outcomes in a Community Based Outpatient Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

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

    Presenter: Geraldine S. Pearson, PHD, PMH-CNS, FAAN 0.75 contact hours

    3023-16: Assessing Clinical Outcomes in a Community Based Outpatient Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

    Patient-specific outcome measurement is achievable in routine clinic pediatric mental health care. Identifying variables direct clinical resources and refine care planning. Routine pediatric mental health care delivered under usual and naturalistic conditions is effective for pediatric populations.

    Presenter: 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: 44 minutes

    Target Audience: APRN

    Session Objectives
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

    1. Identify the process of quantifying progress in treatment within an outpatient community child and adolescent clinic.
    2. Define and list the characteristics of responders and non-responders to outpatient treatment in a community clinic and the role of advanced practice nurses.
    3. Discuss future directions of outpatient psychiatric care with children and adolescents in a community clinic in outcome.

    Keywords: Outcomes Based Care, Child and Adolescent, Community Mental Health

    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 30th Annual Conference
    Hartford, Connecticut
    Friday, October 21
    2:45pm - 3:30pm

    Release Date: December 16, 2016
    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019