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  • 4023-16: Florence Nightingale Meets the New Generation of Evidenced-Based Practice: A Tale of Collaborative Inquiry

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

    Presenters: Diane Thomas Hurd, BSN, RN-BC; Keri Cross, BSN, RN-BC; Heather Landon, BSN 0.75 contact hours

    4023-16:  Florence Nightingale Meets the New Generation of Evidenced-Based Practice:  A Tale of Collaborative Inquiry

    As evidence-based practice becomes integral to nursing, nursing participation in a larger culture of inquiry is essential. This session highlights one facility’s journey from initial inquiry to implementation of an innovative evidenced-based protocol, manipulating sleep and wake cycles to treat adolescent depression, and its final approval for clinical research.


    Presenters: Diane Thomas Hurd, BSN, RN-BC; Keri Cross, BSN, RN-BC; Heather Landon, BSN  

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

    Session Length:  37 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

    1. Identify the importance of nursing participation in a larger culture of collaborative inquiry.
    2. Present the experience of one team's journey from initial inquiry to implementation of an evidence-based protocol and final approval to begin clinical research.
    3. Outline the organizational structures, formal and informal, which promoted collaborative inquiry and interdisciplinary research. 

    Keywords: Research, Practice, Non-Pharmacolgical Interventions, Evidence Based Practice 

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

     

     

  • 4026-16: The Importance of Patient Engagement to Achieving Recovery

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Edward A. Herzog, MSN, APRN-CNS 1.0 contact hours

    4026-16:  The Importance of Patient Engagement to Achieving Recovery

    Meaningful engagement between staff and patient is at the heart of psychiatric nursing and is vital to patient recovery, yet seemingly it is often missing from today's patient experience. This presentation will discuss factors that affect engagement and potential solutions for making therapeutic engagement the norm rather than the exception.

    Presenter: Edward A. Herzog, MSN, APRN-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:  48 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

    1. Understand the importance of therapeutic engagement to patient recovery and their own work satisfaction.
    2. Describe factors contributing to the current lack of engagement often experienced by patients and staff.
    3. Gain knowledge to increase and improve patient engagement and will report motivation to assure patient engagement occurs in their work settings. 

    Keywords: Patient Engagement, Therapeutic, Relationships, Recovery, Trust 

    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
    11:15am - 12:00pm

    Release Date: January 19, 2017
    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019

     

     

  • 4027-16: The Assessment and Management of Impulsive and Compulsive Subtypes of Severe Trauma-related Disorders

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Aaron M. Miller, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC; Rosalind De Lisser, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC 1.0 contact hours

    4027-16:  The Assessment and Management of Impulsive and Compulsive Subtypes of Severe Trauma-related Disorders

    This presentation will examine the impact across the lifespan of impulsive/compulsive symptomatology with severe trauma-related disorders. Three case studies will be presented to illustrate the neurobiological underpinnings and longitudinal Course of this impulsive/compulsive symptom cluster. Current evidence and consensus-based treatment modalities for assessment/management of these symptom clusters will be discussed.

    Presenters: Aaron M. Miller, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC; Rosalind De Lisser, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-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:  45 minutes

    Target Audience:  APRN, RN

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

    1. Define and recognize impulsivity and compulsivity in severe trauma related disorders.
    2. Discuss neurobiological and psychological theoretical underpinnings of severe trauma related disorders with impulsive/compulsive symptomology.
    3. Discuss evidence and consensus based treatment modalities for severe PTSD and trauma related disorders with significant impulsivity and/or compulsivity. 

    Keywords: Trauma, Impulsive/Compulsive Symptoms, Severe Trauma-Related Disorders 

    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
    11:15am - 12:00pm 

    Release Date: January 19, 2017
    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019

     

     

  • 4034-16: Practice and Dissemination of EBP: Behavioral Couples Therapy for Alcohol/Drug Dependence in the Veterans Administration/Leadership

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Steve Gentz, MSN, PMHCNS, NP 0.75 contact hours

    4034-16: Practice and Dissemination of EBP: Behavioral Couples Therapy for Alcohol/Drug Dependence in the Veterans Administration/Leadership

    Behavioral Couples Therapy for Alcohol/Drug dependence is an evidenced based practice developed by O'Farrell.  This study will discuss the 12 week program and how it is being utilized in the Veterans Administration/Leadership setting with veterans and their families.

    Presenter: Steve Gentz, MSN, PMHCNS, NP

    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:  APRN


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

    1. Define the population Behavioral Couples Therapy (BCT) for Substance Use Disorders (SUD) is appropriate for and the interventions in a typical Course of BCT-SUD.
    2. Outline the research basis for the practice and dissemination of BCT-SUD as an evidenced based practice in the Veterans Administration/Leadership.
    3. Discuss resources for further study and practice of BCT-SUD.

    Keywords: Military, Couples Therapy, Substance Use Disorder, Veterans

    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: January 19, 2017
    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019


  • 4035-16: Self-reflective Practice: A Critical-Reflection Workshop for Building Reflective Skill in Clinical Practice and Training

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Rosalind DeLisser, MS, FNP, PMHNP; Aaron Miller, MS, PMHNP 0.75 contact hours

    4035-16:  Self-reflective Practice:  A Critical-Reflection Workshop for Building Reflective Skill in Clinical Practice and Training

    Self-reflective practice is linked to increased empathy, engagement, improved awareness of biases, and better communication.  This session explores various aspects of critical reflection and its impact on the provider.  It provides practical techniques for implementing critical-reflection into your practice.

    Presenters: Rosalind DeLisser, MS, FNP, PMHNP; Aaron Miller, MS, PMHNP

    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


    Session Objectives

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

    1. Define clinical decision making and identify cognitive processes related to challenges in the decision making process. 
    2. Discuss dual processing and how it relates to clinical decision making and cognitive failure.
    3. Discuss verbal and written critical reflection and its use in improving clinical decision making.

    Keywords: Intuitive Thinking, Dual Processing, Self-Reflective Practice, Critical Reflection, Deductive Reasoning

     
    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: January 19, 2017
    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019

  • 4014-16: The Explosion of a New Designer Drug - Flakka: Implications for Practice

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Deborah Ann Salani, DNP, PMHNP-BC, ARNP 0.75 contact hours

    4014-16: The Explosion of a New Designer Drug - Flakka: Implications for Practice

    Designer drugs are becoming more prevalent and nurses play a key role in prevention, education and detection of these dangerous agents in the healthcare setting.  This session looks at the need for nurses to be aware of a new synthetic designer drug, Flakka, and how to manage patients in the acute phase of the drug’s ingestion.

    Presenter: Deborah Ann Salani, DNP, PMHNP-BC, ARNP

    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, APRN

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

    1. Discuss the increased use of synthetic designer drugs and the implication for healthcare professionals. 
    2. Identify signs and symptoms of Flakka use.
    3. Utilize the information about Flakka to ensure safety of patients and healthcare workers and proper management of patients who ingested Flakka.

    Keywords: Flakka, Synthetic Drugs, Designer Drugs, Cathinone, Substance Use 

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

     

  • 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), Includes Credits

    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), Includes Credits

    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), Includes Credits

    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), Includes Credits

    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