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

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    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), Includes Credits

    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), Includes Credits

    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), Includes Credits

    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), Includes Credits

    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), Includes Credits

    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), Includes Credits

    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

     

     

  • 2031-16: Psychopathophagia: A Hard Syndrome to Swallow (Deliberate Foreign Body Ingestion)

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Lisa Renee Kongable, MA, PMH-CNS, ARNP, CNE 0.5 contact hours

    2031-16: "Psychopathophagia": A Hard Syndrome to Swallow (Deliberate Foreign Body Ingestion)

    “Psychopathophagia: A Hard Syndrome to Swallow” will provide an overview of this intriguing and complex disorder involving deliberate foreign body ingestion. The unique nursing care challenges, as well as strategies for implementing an effective care management plan at the multidisciplinary team level for this special patient population will be discussed.

    Presenter: Lisa Renee Kongable, MA, PMH-CNS, ARNP, 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: 35 minutes

    Target Audience: RN

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

    1. Explain the clinical presentation of psychiatric patients who exhibit deliberate foreign body ingestion, more commonly called, swallowing disorder.
    2. Discuss challenges of caring for patients who engage in deliberate foreign body ingestion.
    3. Evaluate interventions for effective care management on the nursing and multidisciplinary team level for patients presenting with deliberate foreign body ingestion. 

    Keywords: Deliberate Foreign Body Ingestion, Psychopathophagia, Swallowing Disorder 

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

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

     

     

  • 2034-16: Using Electronic Devices to Improve the Patient Care Experience on an Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: John J. Wagner, MA, RN-BC 0.75 contact hours

    2034-16: Using Electronic Devices to Improve the Patient Care Experience on an Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit

    Patients are seldom allowed to use cell phones and personal electronic devices on inpatient behavioral health units.  This session reviews the results of a hospital which allowed patient access to these devices.

    Presenter: John J. Wagner, MA, RN-BC

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

    Session Length: 43 minutes

    Target Audience: RN

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

    1. Identify security and privacy concerns regarding patient use of cell phones and personal electronic devices on inpatient psychiatric units.
    2. Identify interventions that can be taken to minimize the security and privacy risk of cell phones on BHS units.
    3. Identify the benefits to behavioral health patients, of maintaining contact with family and friends throughout the hospitalization.

    Keywords: Technology, Cell phones, Policy, Inpatient, Personal Electronic Devices 

    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

     

     

  • 2017-16: PTSD, Vagus Nerve, and Social Withdrawal: Heart-rate Variability as an Indicator of Symptom Severity and a Treatment Target for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners

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

    Presenters: William Chance Nicholson, MSN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC; Teena McGuiness, PhD, CRNP, FAAN; Daniel Wyers, MSN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC 0.75 contact hours

    2017-16: PTSD, Vagus Nerve, and Social Withdrawal: Heart-rate Variability as an Indicator of Symptom Severity and a Treatment Target for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners

    Objective clinical measures for determining symptom severity and/or response to treatment in PTSD are lacking. Due to clinically valid and cost-effective availability of advanced consumer technology, heart-rate variability could provide such measures due to its correlation with PTSD symptom severity and its relative ease of assessing in the clinical setting.

    Presenters: William Chance Nicholson, MSN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC; Teena McGuiness, PhD, CRNP, FAAN; Daniel Wyers, MSN, CRNP, 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: 45 minutes

    Target Audience: RN, APRN

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

    1. Describe the role of the vagus nerve in PTSD symptomology with particular emphasis on social, cognitive, and emotional function.
    2. Identify heart-rate variability (HRV) as a potential clinically-objective tool for assessing symptom severity and/or treatment response in PTSD.
    3. Identify technologies available to consumer and provider which can measure HRV easily, cost-effectively, and validly for use in the clinical setting.

    Keywords: Vagus Nerve, Heart-Rate Variablilty, PTSD 

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