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  • 3024-16: Understanding the Legal and Regulatory Ramifications Related to Psychiatric Nursing Scope of Practice

    Contains 5 Component(s), 1 credit offered

    Presenter: Gina M. Reiners, PhD, APRN, PMHNP, PMHCNS 1.0 contact hours

    3024-16: Understanding the Legal and Regulatory Ramifications Related to Psychiatric Nursing Scope of Practice

    This session discusses the role of State Boards of Nursing related to regulatory policies and potential malpractice secondary to scope of psychiatric nursing provided by RNs and APNs. Additionally, it explores the investigative process and common errors committed by nurses.

    Presenter: Gina M. Reiners, PhD, APRN, PMHNP, PMHCNS 

    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

    Session Objectives
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
    1.  Define Medical Malpractice and Psychiatric Standards and Scopes of Practice.
    2.  Describe four roles of State Boards of Nursing and the investigative process related to complaints.
    3.  Identify two breached standards of practice that may reflect potential medical malpractice and/ or regulatory violations.

    Keywords: Scope of Practice, Regulatory Violation, Malpractice, Board of Nursing, Standard of Practice, Policy, Court

    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
    Friday, October 21
    2:45pm - 3:30pm

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

     

     

  • 3025-16: The Unique Needs Initiative: A Collaborative Approach to Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Developmental Disability, Non-suicidal Self Injury, and Impulsive Violence in an Unionized Psychiatric Hospital

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.5 credits offered

    Presenters: Richard Johnson, MHA, RN; Kevin Ritchie, BSN, RN; Bethany Williamson, BA, RN; Hannah Roosa, BS, RN; Summer Short, BS, RN 0.5 contact hours

    3025-16: The Unique Needs Initiative: A Collaborative Approach to Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Developmental Disability, Non-suicidal Self Injury, and Impulsive Violence in an Unionized Psychiatric Hospital

    This session looks at a program designed to improve the quality of inpatient care for patients with specific needs including developmental disability, non-suicidal self injury, and aggression.

    Presenters: Richard Johnson, MHA, RN; Kevin Ritchie, BSN, RN; Bethany Williamson, BA, RN; Hannah Roosa, BS, RN; Summer Short, BS, 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: 24 minutes

    Target Audience: RN, APRN

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

    1. Describe the process of staff engagement in practice change.
    2. Identify strategies to develop multi-level, targeted interventions to address the needs of a changing patient demographic.
    3. Describe the impact of an approach to unique needs patients that includes staff re-education, community outreach, and multi-track programming.

    Keywords: Violent Reduction, Restraint, Developmental Disabilities, Inpatient Psychiatry, Staff Injury, Non-suicidal Self Injury, Interprofessional Treatment

    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
    2:45pm - 3:30pm

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

     

     

  • 3026-16: Inter-professional Collaboration to Promote LGBTQ Mental Health Care to Reduce Healthcare Disparities: Are Nursing Students Educated to Provide Sensitive Quality Care to Improve Health Care Outcomes of LGBTQ Individuals?

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenters: Tatayana Maltseva, MSN, ARNP, PMHNP-BC; Deborah Salani, DNP, PMHNP-BC, ARNP, BC-NE 0.75 contact hours

    3026-16: Inter-professional Collaboration to Promote LGBTQ Mental Health Care to Reduce Healthcare Disparities: Are Nursing Students Educated to Provide Sensitive Quality Care to Improve Health Care Outcomes of LGBTQ Individuals?

    This presentation is an overview of how two universities incorporated LGBTQ mental healthcare content into the nursing curricula of undergraduate and graduate programs.

    Presenters: Tatayana Maltseva, MSN, ARNP, PMHNP-BC; Deborah Salani, DNP, PMHNP-BC, ARNP, BC-NE

    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, APRN

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

    1. Distinguish the various health and psychiatric care disparities of LGBTQ patients experience.
    2. Formulate strategies how to integrate LGBTQ health content into the nursing curricula and care.
    3. Create culturally sensitive competencies for nurses regarding LGBTQ individuals that will promote better communication and sensitivity resulting in improved healthcare outcomes.

    Keywords: Education, LGBTQ, Students, Faculty, Culture, Cultually Sensitive 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 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

     

     

  • 3031-16: Are Emergency Departments (ED) the Best Place to Care for Psychiatric Patients in Crisis?

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenters: Jeannine S. Loucks, MSN, RN-BC PMH; Elizabeth Winokur, PH.D., RN, CEN 0.75 contact hours

    3031-16: Are Emergency Departments (ED) the Best Place to Care for Psychiatric Patients in Crisis?

    This session looks at a program where ED nurses have received specialized education on recognizing and initiating standardized psychiatric care protocols. The protocals reveiwed were designed to reduce risk for agitation, violence and delays in psychiatric care and stabilization.

    Presenters: Jeannine S. Loucks, MSN, RN-BC PMH; Elizabeth Winokur, PhD, RN, CEN

    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: 35 minutes

    Target Audience: RN, APRN

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

    1. Identify 2 strategies in which the psychiatric PMH nurse can implement psychiatric standardized treatment protocols to collaborate with ER nurses bridging crisis stabilization with crisis management.
    2. Articulate the program evaluation metrics related to a psychiatric emergency stabilization and crisis management program based in the emergency department.
    3. Distinguish the unique and complimentary roles that psychiatric and emergency nurses have in providing emergency stabilization and crisis management.

    Keywords: Emergency Department, Emergency Nurses, Psychiatric Patients, Protocol

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

     

     

  • 3041-16: Institute for Safe Environments Interactive Discussion Panel

    Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), 1.5 credits offered

    Presenters: Diane E. Allen, MN, RN-BC, NEA-BC; Michael J. Polacek, MSN, RN-BC 1.5 contact hours

    3041-16: Institute for Safe Environments Interactive Discussion Panel

    In this session, participants were encouraged to engage in discussions about violence prevention and to contribute their ideas about educational and practice models that promote caring within the least restrictive setting possible.

    Presenters: Diane E. Allen, MN, RN-BC, NEA-BC; Michael J. Polacek, MSN, 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: 1 hour 25 minutes

    Target Audience: RN, APRN

    Session Objectives
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
    1.  Describe goals of Institute for Safe Environments and this year's efforts to inform APNA members about safety and violence prevention.
    2.  Discuss risks associated with providing care to people with mental illness and ways to help prevent violence in all settings.
    3.  Identify current safety-related concerns of APNA members. 

    Keywords: Safety, 1:1, Violence, Safe Environment, Constant Observation, Institute for Safe Environments 

    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 30th Annual Conference
    Hartford, Connecticut
    Friday, October 21
    4:45pm - 6:15pm 

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

     

     

  • 3046-16: Officer Involved Shootings-Why so Many?

    Contains 5 Component(s), 1.25 credits offered

    Presenter: Nina Beaman, EdD, MSN, RN-BC (PMH), RNC-AWHC, CNE 1.25 contact hours

    3046-16: Officer Involved Shootings-Why so Many?

    In this interactive session participants are encouraged to share best practices on how to improve the relationships of officers with the communities they serve, to improve overall community mental health.

    Presenter: Nina Beaman, EdD, MSN, RN-BC (PMH), RNC-AWHC, CNE

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

    Session Length: 1 hour 14 minutes

    Target Audience: RN

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

    1. Utilize evidence to identify ways to reduce officer involved shootings (OIS), support officers and families after OIS, and improve community mental health after OIS.
    2. Utilize case studies to identify ways to reduce officer involved shootings (OIS), support officers and families after OIS, and improve community mental health after OIS.
    3. Identify best practices and activities to improve relationships between officers and communities they serve, to improve overall community mental health.

    Keywords: Community Mental Health, Officer Involved Shooting, Training, Trauma, CIT, De-escalate, Officers, Law, Law Enforcement Forced Suicide 

    Continuing Nursing Education
    1.25 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 30th Annual Conference
    Hartford, Connecticut
    Friday, October 21
    4:45pm - 6:15pm 

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

     

     

  • 3045-16: Military Panel: Navy, Air Force, and Army Behavioral Health Nursing Updates

    Contains 5 Component(s), 1.5 credits offered

    Presenters: Jean Fisak, CAPT(sel), USN, PMHCNS-BC, MSN; Kevin J. Creedon, Lt Col, USAF, PMHNP-BC, MSN; JoEllen Schimmels, LTC, AN, PMHNP-BC, DNP 1.5 contact hours

    3045-16:  Military Panel: Navy, Air Force, and Army Behavioral Health Nursing Updates

    This presentation provides an overview of current and future Navy, Air Force, and Army mental health nursing practices; along with Veteran's Health Administration collaboration for enterprise-wide standardization of mental health nursing practices.

    Presenters: Jean Fisak, CAPT(sel), USN, PMHCNS-BC, MSN; Kevin J. Creedon, Lt Col, USAF, PMHNP-BC, MSN; JoEllen Schimmels, LTC, AN, PMHNP-BC, DNP

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


    Session Length:
      1 hour 24 minutes

    Target Audience: RN, APRN


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

    1. Articulate challenges inherent in identifying and treating Service Members and need to standardize behavioral health practices.
    2. Review the initiatives to standardize behavioral health care across the services.
    3. Understand the evolution of behavioral health care in the Military Health System and the future goals for behavioral health nursing across the Military Health System.

    Keywords: Military, Air Force, DNP, Navy, Army, Training, Armed Services, DOD, Deployment, PMDB, Nurse Corp, Residency, Nurse Practitioners 


    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 30th Annual Conference
    Hartford, Connecticut
    Friday, October 21
    4:45pm - 6:15pm 

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

  • 2014-16: Getting Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses to the Policy Table

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenters: Jake Creviston, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC; Michael Polacek, MSN, RN-BC 0.75 contact hours

    2014-16: Getting Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses to the Policy Table

    Nurses are excluded from policy roles due to lack of preparedness, invitation and time away from the bedside to participate. This session aims to increase awareness regarding the underrepresentation of psychiatric-mental health nurses in healthcare reform policy arenas and encourage approaches to closing this gap through education and engagement.

    Presenters: Jake Creviston, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC; Michael Polacek, MSN, 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: 47 minutes

    Target Audience: RN, APRN

    Session Objectives
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
    1.  Summarize contributions nurses offer to health care reform.
    2.  Recognize an underrepresentation of nurses at select health care reform tables.
    3.  Infer psychiatric mental health nurse (PMHRNs) underrepresentation in similar health care reform policy roles. 

    Keywords: Leadership, Policy, Healthcare Reform 

    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
    Thursday, October 20
    10:15am - 11:00am 

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

     

     

  • 2024-16: Building and Sustaining Resilience for Nurse Leaders in Mental Health Nursing

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenter: Audrey Nottke, MBA, MS, BSN 0.75 contact hours

    2024-16: Building and Sustaining Resilience for Nurse Leaders in Mental Health Nursing

    This presentation will focus on the importance of resiliency in our workforce. Nurse leaders will learn how to ensure resiliency in themselves and create a culture that’s conducive for staff to care for mental health populations long term.

    Presenter: Audrey Nottke, MBA, MS, 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: 43 minutes

    Target Audience: RN, APRN

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

    1. Define resilience in nursing and relate its implications to nursing management and leadership.
    2. Identify strategies to improve resilience as a nurse leader and demonstrate how these tools can be implemented with staff to prevent burnout.
    3. Summarize how retention and growth of the psychiatric mental health nursing workforce can be obtained by becoming a more resilient nurse leader.

    Keywords: Resilience, Staff Retention, Stress, Nurse Leaders, Burnout Prevention, Self Care, Nursing Management 

    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
    Thursday, October 20
    11:15am - 12:00pm

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

     

     

  • 2033-16: The Impact of Two Nursing Protocols on Continuous Special Observation

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenter: Richard E. Ray, RN, MS, PMH-BC 0.75 contact hours

    2033-16: The Impact of Two Nursing Protocols on Continuous Special Observation

    Continuous Special Observation (CSO) is commonly ordered for patients at risk to injure themselves or others. This session looks at two nursing protocols based on engagement that were developed as an alternative.

    Presenter: Richard E. Ray, RN, MS, PMH-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

    Session Objectives
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
    1.  Discuss issues of concern with CSO.
    2.  Discuss the two nursing protocols developed as alternatives of CSO.
    3.  Discuss the research study of the effects of the two nursing protocols on CSO. 

    Keywords: Continuous Special Observation, Protocol, Contiuous Observation, Inpatient, Safety,  Positive Outcomes, Engagement, CSO 

    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
    Thursday, October 20
    12:15pm - 1:00pm

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