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  • 4011-17: An Introduction to Medication Assisted Treatments for Opiate Use Disorders

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

    Presenter: Mary Weber, PhD, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN 0.75 pharmacology contact hours

    4011-17: An Introduction to Medication Assisted Treatments for Opiate Use Disorders

    Drug overdoses are a leading cause of accidental death . CARA has expanded the role for Advanced Practice Nurses in treating opiate use disorders with Medication Assisted Treatments (MAT) such as buprenorphine and forms of naltrexone.  This session is an introduction to MAT.


    Presenter: Mary Weber, PhD, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

    Disclosures:  The presenter 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:  APRN


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

    1. Describe non-pharmacological strategies for use in chronic pain and opioid use disorder.
    2. Discuss the role of the RN and APN in the identification and treatment of opioid use disorders since passage of CARA.
    3. Identify how to safely use buprenorphine and naltrexone in the treatment of opioid use disorders and how to get additional training.

    Keywords: Medication Assisted Treatment, Buprenorphine, Opioids, Overdose


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    0.75 pharmacology 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 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Saturday, October 21, 2017
    10:15am - 11:00am

    The contact hours for this session expire:  January 1, 2021

  • 3044-17: Sexual Orientation, Gender Development and Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing of LGBTQ Children & Adolescents

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Julie Carbray, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FPMHNP-BC; Diane Weiland, PhD, PMHCNS-BC 1.25 contact hours

    3044-17: Sexual Orientation, Gender Development and Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing of LGBTQ Children & Adolescents

    The purpose of this presentation is to discuss how emerging sexual orientation and sexual exploration can present challenges in psychiatric mental health nursing care of children and adolescents. It also offers best practices for managing and providing sensitive care for LGBTQ youth and their families across nursing care settings.


    Presenters: Julie Carbray, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FPMHNP-BC; Diane Weiland, PhD, 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:
      1 hour 14 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Summarize the primary mental health challenges and needs of LGBT children and adolescents.
    2. Explain how gender nonconformity, gender discordance/dysphoria, and sexual orientation are distinct yet related concepts.
    3. List nine mental health practice principles for fostering the healthy development of LGBT youth, including those undergoing transitioning procedures.

    Keywords: Child and Adolescent, LGBTQ, Sexual Orientation, Transitioning, Sexual Development, Transgender


    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 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Friday, October 20, 2017
    4:45pm - 6:15pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  January 1, 2021


  • 3041-17: APRN Council Interactive Panel

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Dana Jeanne Olive, PhD, PMHNP-BC; Kathryn Johnson, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC; Sattaria 'Tari' Dilks, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FAANP 1.5 contact hours

    3041-17: APRN Council Interactive Panel

    The Interactive Panel will discuss Steering Committee achievements in assisting PMH-APRNs to navigate such challenges as reimbursement issues and scope of practice issues, advancement toward achieving full practice authority, and expansion of the APRN role within different models of integrated medicine models emerging throughout the country.


    Presenters: Dana Jeanne Olive, PhD, PMHNP-BC; Kathryn Johnson, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC; Sattaria 'Tari'  Dilks, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FAANP

    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 26 minutes

    Target Audience:  APRN


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

    1. Discuss the state of APRN practice, legislative trends, scope of practice and reimbursement issues.
    2. Discuss ways of mentoring.
    3. Apply lessons learned about how PMH-APRN's are being utilized within integrated health care settings to their own APRN practice environments.

    Keywords: APRN Practice, Councils, APNA, Advocacy


    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 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Friday, October 20, 2017
    4:45pm - 6:15pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  January 1, 2021


  • 3037-17: Military and VHA Panel: Navy, Air Force, Army, and VHA Collaboration and Behavioral Health Nursing Updates

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: JoEllen Schimmels, LTC, AN, PMHNP-BC, DNP; Sean Convoy, PMHNP-BC, DNP; Kevin Creedon, LtCol, USAF, PMHNP-BC; Scott Hutton, RN, PhD, MBA, VHA CO 0.75 contact hours

    3037-17: Military and VHA Panel: Navy, Air Force, Army, and VHA Collaboration and Behavioral Health Nursing Updates

    This session explores the challenges inherent in identifying and treating Service Members for behavioral health conditions and how the Navy, Air Force and Army are working together to standardize BH nursing processes across the Military Health System. Each service will additionally provide updates in behavioral health nursing from their particular service.


    Presenters: JoEllen Schimmels, LTC, AN, PMHNP-BC, DNP; Sean Convoy, PMHNP-BC, DNP; Kevin Creedon, LtCol, USAF, PMHNP-BC; Scott Hutton, RN, PhD, MBA, VHA CO   

    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


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

    1. Articulate challenges inherent in identifying and treating active and retired service members and the need to standardize BH practices.
    2. Review the initiatives to standardize behavioral health care across the Military Health System.
    3. Discuss the current state of behavioral health nursing in the Navy, Air Force and Army respectively along with current initiatives and behavioral health nursing role in the behavioral health system of care throughout the services.

    Keywords: DoD, VA, Military, Department of Defense, Military Behavioral Health Initiatives, Veterans, 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 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Friday, October 20, 2017
    3:45pm - 4:30pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  February 28, 2020


  • 3036-17: Violence and the Brain

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Evelyn J. Perkins, RN, MS, PMH-BC, NE-BC 0.75 contact hours

    3036-17:  Violence and the Brain

    Presenter will review areas of the brain that are most impacted by chronic exposure to gun violence, discuss functional and explicit beliefs, and the use of evidence-based cognitive dissonance as an intervention to reduce gun violence in high risk populations.


    Presenter: Evelyn J. Perkins, RN, MS, PMH-BC, NE-BC

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


    Session Length:
     41 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN


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

    1. Describe the impact adverse childhood experiences have on the amygdala and prefrontal cortex.
    2. Review functional beliefs vs. thought disorders as they relate to violence.
    3. Discuss how nurses can support patients in creating cognitive dissonance.

    Keywords: Violence, Amygdala, Cognitive Dissonance, Brain Processing, Child and Adolescent, Forensic


    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 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Friday, October 20, 2017
    3:45pm - 4:30pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  January 1, 2021

  • 3035-17: How-to be Anorexic, No Wannarexics Allowed

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Sattaria Dilks, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FAANP; Jana Lee Swearingen, RN, BSN 0.75 contact hours

    3035-17: How-to be Anorexic, No Wannarexics Allowed

    A presentation for professionals interested in learning more about a new online subculture that welcomes eating disorders as a philosophy and way of life rather than a disease. It will also present the most recent scholarly evidence available on how this new culture affects those with and without Eating Disorders.


    Presenters: Sattaria Dilks, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FAANP; Jana Lee Swearingen, RN, 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:
      38 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Recall the known effects of pro-ana websites on patients with and without eating disorders.
    2. Identify new assessment techniques for addressing pro-ana websites and patient’s internet usage.
    3. Discuss ways this new culture might begin to change future practice.

    Keywords: Eating Disorder, Anorexia, Eating Attitudes Test, Pro-ana, Thinspiration, Wannarexic


    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 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Friday, October 20, 2017
    3:45pm - 4:30pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  January 1, 2021


  • 3034-17: An Overview and Efficacy of a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit in Managing Aggression among Individuals With Serious Mental Illness

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Lawerence Blair, RN; Colleen Russo, PNP 0.75 contact hours

    3034-17: An Overview and Efficacy of a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit in Managing Aggression among Individuals With Serious Mental Illness

    This presentation will describe a psychiatric intensive care unit created to manage aggressive behavior among individuals with serious mental illness. The presentation will include information about preliminary outcome and efficacy data, including types of aggression observed, interventions used to manage aggression, and seclusion and restraint rate comparisons.


    Presenters:
    Lawerence Blair, RN; Colleen Russo, PNP

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


    Session Length:
      41 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Describe a model used to manage aggression among individuals with serious mental illness.
    2. Identify effective means to mitigate aggression among individuals with serious mental illness.
    3. Describe efficacy and outcome data of a psychiatric intensive care unit.

    Keywords: Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit, Transitions Model, Aggressive Behavior, The Broset Violence Checklist, Staff Observation Aggression Scale-revised


    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 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Friday, October 20, 2017
    3:45pm - 4:30pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  January 1, 2021


  • 3033-17: Designing and Delivering Quality Distance Education: Challenges and Opportunities to Teach the Next Generation of PMHNPs

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

    Presenters: Susan W. Blaakman, PhD, PMHNP-BC; Holly E. Brown, DNP, PMHCS-BC, PMHNP; Andrew Wolf, EdD, RN, ACNP-C, CNE; Joseph Gomulak-Cavicchio, MS Ed. 0.75 contact hours

    3033-17: Designing and Delivering Quality Distance Education:  Challenges and Opportunities to Teach the Next Generation of PMHNPs

    This session presents strategies for aligning national competencies, learning outcomes, activities, and assessments throughout a curriculum using collaborative approaches. We will share technologies to promote interaction, meaningful practice, and feedback to facilitate learning and describe an effective mix of online activities and on-campus intensives to enhance student clinical skills.


    Presenters: Susan W. Blaakman, PhD, PMHNP-BC; Holly E. Brown, DNP, PMHCS-BC, PMHNP; Andrew Wolf, EdD, RN, ACNP-C, CNE; Joseph Gomulak-Cavicchio, MS Ed.

    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:  APRN


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

    1. Discuss the American Psychiatric Nurses Association's (APNA) nursing suicide risk assessment "Call to Action" and review evidence-based recommendations for assessment and documentation of self-directed violence (SDV) risk. 
    2. Explore the literature/practice gap regarding nursing-specific suicide risk assessment tools for the inpatient psychiatric setting. 
    3. Discuss New York-Presbyterian's Nursing Suicide Risk Inventory (NSRI).

    Keywords: Instructional Design, Distance Learning, Adult Learning, Graduate Education


    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 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Friday, October 20, 2017
    3:45pm - 4:30pm

    The contact hours for this session expire: January 1, 2021


  • 3032-17: New York-Presbyterian’s Nursing Suicide Risk Inventory (NSRI): A Daily Nursing Suicide Risk Tool for the Inpatient Psychiatric Setting

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Brynne D. Calleran, BSN, BS, RN-BC 0.75 contact hours

    3032-17: New York-Presbyterian’s Nursing Suicide Risk Inventory (NSRI):  A Daily Nursing Suicide Risk Tool for the Inpatient Psychiatric Setting

    The most common root cause of inpatient suicide is a failure in clinical assessment.  This session explores the development of a new tool based on the APNA suicide competencies. The Nursing Suicide Risk Inventory (NSRI) provides inpatient psychiatric-mental health nurses with a comprehensive picture of patient suicide risk.

    Presenter:  Brynne D. Calleran, BSN, BS, 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


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

    1. Discuss the American Psychiatric Nurses Association’s (APNA’s) nursing suicide risk assessment “Call to Action” and 
      review evidence-based recommendations for assessment & documentation of self-directed violence (SDV) risk.
    2. Explore the literature/practice gap regarding nursing-specific suicide risk assessment tools for the inpatient psychiatric setting.
    3. Discuss New York-Presbyterian’s Nursing Suicide Risk Inventory (NSRI).

    Keywords:  Suicide, Suicide Risk, Self-directed Violence, Self-injurious Behavior, Suicidal Ideation, APNA Suicide 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 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Friday, October 20, 2017
    3:45pm - 4:30pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  January 1, 2021

  • 3027-17: Creation and Implementation of a Crisis Stabilization Service in a Community Safety Net Hospital in Chicago, IL

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Evelyn J. Norton, DNP, APRN, PMNP-BC; David J. Martucci, BSN, MS, MBA Candidate 0.75 contact hours

    3027-17: Creation and Implementation of a Crisis Stabilization Service in a Community Safety Net Hospital in Chicago, IL

    Sinai Health Systems developed a Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU)  in response to escalating boarding times in the ED of patients with mental health (MH) issues, and a lack of community resources for MH care. This session explores the development, successes and challenges experiences throughout the process.


    Presenters:  Evelyn J. Norton, DNP, APRN, PMNP-BC; David J. Martucci, BSN, MS, MBA Candidate

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


    Session Length:
      42 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. List and identify admission criteria for Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) psychiatric patients.
    2. Compare the psychiatric observation/crisis stabilization models.
    3. Examine a (CSU) in one hospital, and the successes and challenges to date, and future plans for the project.

    Keywords: Crisis Stabilization Unit, Observation, Mental Illness, Emergency Department, Substance Use Disorder


    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 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Friday, October 20, 2017
    2:45pm - 3:30pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  January 1, 2021