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  • 2051-16: APRN Council Interactive Session

    Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), 1 credit offered

    Presenter: Sattaria (Tari) Dilks, DNP 1.0 contact hours

    2051-16: APRN Council Interactive Session

    This open-dialogue session will serve to inform APRN’s about issues common to all PMH-APRN practices and various state and national developments.  The session also includes possible solutions on these topics.

    Presenter: Sattaria (Tari) Dilks, 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, 6 minutes

    Target Audience: APRN

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

    1. Describe two resources available to APNA APRN members on the APNA discussion boards, the APRN library and the APRN Resource pages.
    2. Describe at least 2 recent developments surrounding APRN practice across the United States.
    3. State what services are available through APNA’s Mentor Match Program.

    Keywords: Legislative Updates, Council Updates, APRN Scope of Practice, Policy, Practice Authority 

    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
    Thursday, October 20
    4:00pm - 5:30pm 

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

     

     

  • 2043-16: Mini-Concurrent Sessions: Research: Substance Abuse

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.5 credits offered

    Presenters: Chizimuzo T.C. Okoli, PhD, MSN, MPH, RN; Peggy El-Mallakh, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC; Cathy W. Koetting, DNP, CPNP, FNP-C; Patricia Freed, EdD, RN 0.5 contact hours

    2043-16: Developing a Tailored Tobacco Treatment Program for Individuals with Schizophrenia: A Mixed-Methods Study; Educating Undergraduate Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Students in Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) and Motivational Interviewing to Improve Rates of Substance Abuse Screening and Enhance Therapeutic Communication Skills 

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

    Developing a Tailored Tobacco Treatment Program for Individuals with Schizophrenia: A Mixed-Methods Study

    This session looks at two different substance abuse inititatives. The first is a mixed-methods design that was used to adapt an evidence-based tobacco treatment program to the unique needs of patients with schizophrenia. The second half of the session explores the use of e-learning scenarios to teach motivational interviewing skills to undergraduate nursing students.  Presenters: Chizimuzo T.C. Okoli, PhD, MSN, MPH, RN; Peggy El-Mallakh, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC   

    Educating Undergraduate Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Students in Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) and Motivational Interviewing to Improve Rates of Substance Abuse Screening and Enhance Therapeutic Communication Skills
    This presentation will discuss use of an online interactive eLearning scenario to teach screening, brief intervention, referral to treatment (SBIRT) to undergraduate psychiatric nursing students. The Kognito eLearning simulation, SBI with Adolescents, will be presented and participants will be able to become active learners in the simulation experience.  Presenters: Cathy W. Koetting, DNP, CPNP, FNP-C; Patricia Freed, EdD, 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: 33 minutes 

    Target Audience: RN, APRN

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

    1. Identify proposed behavioral and pharmacological components for tobacco treatment among those with schizophrenia.
    2. Discuss approaches for tailoring existing evidence-based tobacco treatment for individuals with general and specific mental illnesses.
    3. Describe and explain the 6 steps of the Brief Negotiated Interview.
    4. Illustrate the use of e-learning scenarios to teach motivational interviewing skills to undergraduate nursing students.

    Keywords: Brief Negotiated Interview, Smoking Cessation, Schizophrenia, Undergraduate Education, SBIRT, Nicotine, Substance Abuse, Risky Drinking, CRAFT 

    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
    3:00pm - 3:45pm 

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

     


     

  • 2041-16: Mini-Concurrent Sessions: Restraint Reduction

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenters: Constance Noll, MA, MSN, PMHNP-BC, CRNP; Janet McMillan, DSN, RN, PMHNP-BC; Phyllis Cratty, RN, BSN; Brittany Chabak, LCSW, MPH 0.75 contact hours

    2041-16: Restraint Reduction Education in a Critical Care Unit: Inclusion of Mitigation of Nurse Stress/Therapeutic Communication; Use of a Tidal Model Informed Program to Improve Patient Satisfaction and Decrease Chemical Restraints on an Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Unit at a Community Hospital 

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

    Restraint Reduction Education in a Critical Care Unit: Inclusion of Mitigation of Nurse Stress/Therapeutic Communication
    Restraint reduction occurs by changing safety paradigms. This session explores two restraint reduction initiatives in two different hospitals. The purpose, process, and results from these initiatives are reviewed and discussed. 
    Presenters: Constance Noll, MA, MSN, PMHNP-BC, CRNP; Janet McMillan, DSN, RN, PMHNP-BC 

    Use of a Tidal Model Informed Program to Improve Patient Satisfaction and Decrease Chemical Restraints on an Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Unit at a Community Hospital
    Seeking to improve patient satisfaction and decrease utilization of chemical restraints, our inpatient psychiatric unit designed and implemented a Tidal Model informed practice change that focused on therapeutic nurse-patient relationships and interdisciplinary support of a recovery-oriented environment. Outcome measurements suggest effectiveness of our practice change. 
    Presenters: Phyllis Cratty, RN, BSN; Brittany Chabak, LCSW, MPH 

    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, APRN 

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

    1. Describe three physical and psychological injuries from use of restraints which prolong hospital length of stay.
    2. Review the outcomes of a quality restraint reduction initiative which included mitigation of nurse stress.
    3. Identify the components of the Tidal Model utilized in this practice change.
    4. List the Tidal Model informed methods that clinical nurses used in the development of therapeutic nurse-patient relationships and in the reduction of patient violence. 

    Keywords: ICU Restraints, Restraint, Tidal Model, Guided Journals, Restraint Reduction, Safety, Nurse Stress, PSS-10 

    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
    3:00pm - 3:45pm

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

     

     

     

  • 2042-16: Mini-Concurrent Sessions: Older Adults

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenters: Ann Evans, MSN, RN; Bonnie Underwood, BSN, RN; Lynn Ives, MSN, RN-BC; Jessie Reich, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, CMSRN 0.75 contact hours

    2042-16: Never Let a Stumble be the End of Your Journey: The Road to Decreasing Falls on a Gero-Psych Unit; Reducing Falls with Injury on an Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry Unit through the Elevation of Nursing Support Staff: An Interprofessional Approach

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

    Never Let a Stumble be the End of Your Journey: The Road to Decreasing Falls on a Gero-Psych Unit
    Discover how two organizations were able to decrease falls in their inpatient psychiatric units.  A falls analysis was conducted, which resulted in the implementation of non-traditional preventive measures at both organizations.  This session will review the interventions and results of the initiatives.  Presenters: Ann Evans, MSN, RN; Bonnie Underwood, BSN, RN 

    Reducing Falls with Injury on an Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry Unit through the Elevation of Nursing Support Staff: An Interprofessional Approach
    Discover how one organization was able to decrease their inpatient psychiatry falls with injury rate by 100% through an internal certification program which elevated the practice of nursing support staff.  The initiative was supported by an interprofessional task force aimed at identifying patients who had unsteady gait and low MoCA.  Presenters: Lynn Ives, MSN, RN-BC; Jessie Reich, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, CMSRN 

    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 

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

    1. Name fall prevention techniques for hospitalized geriatric psych patients.
    2. Recognize best practice in fall prevention.
    3. Identify strategies utilized to implement an internal falls with injury reduction program for nursing support staff.
    4. Describe interventions used to elevate the practice of nursing support staff. 

    Keywords: Fall Prevention, Geriatric, Safety, Dementia, Debrief Team, Evidence Based Fall Risk, Morris Fall Scale 

    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
    3:00pm - 3:45pm 

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

     

     

  • 2044-16: Mini-Concurrent Sessions: Pain Management

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

    Presenters: Schuyler Ellis, BSN, RN; Jane Mahoney, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC; Erica Cuscina, BSN, RN 0.75 contact hours.

    2044-16: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as an Adjunctive Treatment for Pain; Mindfulness Meditation as an Adjunctive Treatment for Chronic Pain 

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

    Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as an Adjunctive Treatment for Pain
    This presentation explores two adjunctive treatments for pain.  The first is the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as an adjunctive treatment for pain. The second is an evidence-based practice project using mindfulness meditation as an adjunctive treatment for chronic pain. Implications for education and practice will be discussed.  Presenters: Schuyler Ellis, BSN, RN; Jane Mahoney, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC 

    Mindfulness Meditation as an Adjunctive Treatment for Chronic Pain
    Chronic pain often co-occurs with depression, anxiety, somatization disorders and suicidality. Primary pain strategies have limited efficacy and often devastating side-effects, including opiate dependence. This presentation will describe an evidence-based practice project about mindfulness meditation as an adjunctive treatment for chronic pain. Implications for education and practice will be discussed.  Presenters: Erica Cuscina, BSN, RN; Jane Mahoney, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-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, APRN

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

    1. Describe the relationship of pain to mental illness.
    2. Discuss the need for alternative pain management treatments in psychiatric nursing.
    3. Discuss how thoughts and emotions influence the pain experience.
    4. Describe the effectiveness of mindfulness as an adjunctive therapy for treating chronic pain. 

    Keywords: Adjunctive Treatment, Pain, ACT, Pain and Mental Illness, Emotions and Pain, Mindfulness 

    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
    3:00pm - 3:45pm 

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

  • 2054-16: Addictions Council Interactive Panel

    Contains 5 Component(s), 1 credit offered

    Presenters: Matthew Tierney, MS, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC; Carol Essenmacher, DNP, C-TTS 1.0 contact hour

    2054-16:  Addictions Council Interactive Panel

    The Addictions Council Interactive Panel is a forum where psychiatric nurses can discuss addictions-related issues with the goal of increasing their knowledge to enhance understanding and enhance practice in this area.  The Panel exists to foster discussion and empower attendees to provide leadership in addressing substance use and addictive disorders.

    Presenters: Matthew Tierney, MS, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC; Carol Essenmacher, DNP, C-TTS

    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 3 minutes

    Target Audience: RN, APRN


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

    1. Recognize and describe ways to integrate or improve care for substance use and addictive disorders in the mental health care settings where you work.
    2. Articulate areas of need in your community and work settings where the screening, referral, and/or treatment of addiction and substance use disorders could be enhanced.
    3. Identify at least one evidence-based treatment of substance use and addictive disorders that you did not previously know.

    Keywords: Practice, Addictions, Substance Use


    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
    Thursday, October 20
    4:00pm - 5:30pm 

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

      

  • 2055-16: Child and Adolescent Council Interactive Panel

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenters: Diane M. Wieland, PhD, MSN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC, CNE 0.75 contact hours

    2055-16:  Child and Adolescent Council Interactive Panel

    This session provides an overview of trauma and the neuroscience of trauma in children and teens.  It explores how trauma affects nurses' self-care, inpatient care, special populations, and evidence-based practice (EBP).

    Presenters: Diane M. Wieland, PhD, MSN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC, 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:
      39 minutes

    Target Audience: RN, APRN


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

    1. Describe the neurobiology of trauma in children and teens.
    2. Summarize the results of the Child-Adolescent Survey to address secondary traumatic stress (compassion fatigue) in nurses.
    3. Describe the impact of trauma related to the Council work groups: inpatient care, self-care, special populations, and evidence-based practice.

    Keywords: Child and Adolescent, Trauma, Brain and Trauma, Dysregulation, Brain Development


    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
    4:00pm - 5:30pm 

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

  • 2047-16: Mini-Concurrent Sessions: Eating Behavior

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.5 credits offered

    Presenters: Joanne Evans, MEd, RN, PMHCNS-BC; Sharon D. Beck, LCSW, RN, DNP student; Ruth Milstein, DNP, PMHNP-BC, LMHC 0.5 contact hours

    2047-16:  Mini-Concurrent Sessions

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

    The Connection Between Food And Mood - What The Research Is Telling Us
    There is a growing body of research showing the correlation between food and mental health. Learn the significance of arachidonic acid, folate, tryptophan, mercury and artificial sweeteners as well as beans, greens, grains and vegetables on depression and mood.  
    Presenter: Joanne Evans, MEd, RN, PMHCNS-BC 


    Does a Mindful Eating Intervention Decrease Binge Eating Episodes?
    A nine-week group intervention on mindful eating was administered to a group of self-identified binge eating women taking psychotropic drugs to decrease binge eating in this population. Binge eating and levels of depression decreased to a 95% confidence level and participants were highly satisfied with the intervention. 
    Presenters: Sharon D. Beck, LCSW, RN, DNP student; Ruth Milstein, DNP, PMHNP-BC, LMHC 


    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: 
    31 minutes 

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN 


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

    1. Name 2 foods which could be eaten to improve symptoms of depression.
    2. Identify foods containing arachidonic acid which impacts mood including depression and anxiety and overall mental health.
    3. Understand difficulties individuals can have keeping weight normal while taking many of the psychotropic medications prescribed to treat psychiatric conditions.
    4. Educate participants on the use of mindful eating to teach patients new ways to manage eating patterns and cravings for food. 

    Keywords: Mindfulness, Binge Eating, Nutrition and Mood, Diet, Arachidonic Acid, Kickstart, Plant Based 


    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
    3:00pm - 3:45pm 

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

  • 1012-16: Implementation and Evaluation of a Clinical Hybrid Program in a Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Undergraduate Course

    Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), 1 credit offered

    Presenter: Nancy Meierdierks Bowllan, EdD, CNS, RN 1.0 contact hours

    1012-16: Implementation and Evaluation of a Clinical Hybrid Program in a Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Undergraduate Course

    The implementation and evaluation of an innovative mental health clinical hybrid program in a baccalaureate nursing program will be presented. Highlights include core clinical concepts, outline of each clinical simulation day and learning outcomes. In addition, a variety of self-reflective exercises, interactive learning activities and resources are discussed and facilitated.

    Presenter: Nancy Meierdierks Bowllan, EdD, CNS, 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: 1 hour 6 minutes

    Target Audience: RN, APRN

    Session Objectives
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
    1.  Identify a minimum of five core mental health concepts and competencies that can be integrated into a comprehensive mental health clinical lab with simulation experience for undergraduate nursing students and/or new psychiatric nurses.
    2.  Examine methodologies to collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative data to evaluate a mental health clinical hybrid program that incorporates inpatient clinical, lab and simulation on academic learning outcomes and students’ perception of learning experience.
    3.  Identify and outline a minimum of two clinical lab opportunities with simulation that could be incorporated into current psychiatric mental health nursing curriculum or practice orientation and discuss strengths and potential challenges to these initiatives.

    Keywords: Clinical Simulation, Undergraduate Education, Psychiatric Nursing, Curriculum

    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
    Wednesday, October 19
    7:15am - 9:15am

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

     

     

     

  • 1032-16: Teaching Psychotherapy in Graduate PMHNP Programs: Part I - An In-Depth Workshop for Faculty

    Contains 5 Component(s), 1.75 credits offered

    Presenters: Pamela Lusk, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAANP; Kathleen Wheeler, PhD, PMHNP-BC, APRN, FAAN; Candice Knight, PhD, EdD, APN, PMHNP-BC, PMHNP-BC; Mary Moller, DNP, ARNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, CPRP, FAAN 1.75 contact hours

    1032-16: Teaching Psychotherapy in Graduate PMHNP Programs: Part I - An In-Depth  Workshop for Faculty (The 5 W's of the 4th P: Who, What, When, Where, Why of Teaching Psychotherapy in Graduate Schools)

    Psychotherapy, a foundation of advanced practice psychiatric nursing is ‘our fourth P.’ This in-depth, interactive workshop will feature a panel of expert graduate faculty in PMHNP programs discussing how they incorporate psychotherapy content and creatively leverage community psychiatric resources to provide quality clinical experiences for their graduate psychiatric nursing students.

    Presenters: Pamela Lusk, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAANP; Kathleen Wheeler, PhD, PMHNP-BC, APRN, FAAN; Candice Knight, PhD, EdD, APN, PMHNP-BC, PMHNP-BC; Mary Moller, DNP, ARNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, CPRP, 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: 1 Hour 40 minutes

    Target Audience: APRN

    Session Objectives
    Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
    1.  Debate the basic knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed by the PMHNP to provide psychotherapy.
    2.  Discuss various face to face, hybrid, and online individual, group and family psychotherapy learning and training opportunities that can be employed in PMHNP programs.
    3.  Facilitate a forum where individual, family and group psychotherapy PMHNP learning opportunities and resources can be shared.

    Keywords: APRN, Graduate Education, Psychotherapy, Clinical Training 

    Continuing Nursing Education
    1.75 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
    Wednesday, October 19
    1:15pm - 3:15pm 

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