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  • 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

     

     

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

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    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), Includes Credits

    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), Includes Credits

    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), Includes Credits

    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), Includes Credits

    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), Includes Credits

    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

     

     

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

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    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), Includes Credits

    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), Includes Credits

    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