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  • 2061-17: The Institute for Mental Health Advocacy Annual Meeting

    Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), 1.25 credits offered

    Presenter: Kathryn E. Brotzge, MSN, APRN-BC 1.25 contact hours

    2061-17:  The Institute for Mental Health Advocacy Annual Meeting

    This presentation will assist members in developing their advocacy voice.  Tools for working with legislators and the public will provide guidelines for PMH nursing advocacy.

    Presenter:  Kathryn E. Brotzge, MSN, APRN-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:  1 Hour 18 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

    1. Identify one type of advocacy.
    2. Verbalize the role of APNA in advocacy.
    3. Identify one advocacy issue.

    Keywords:  Mental Health Advocacy, Policy, Legislation

    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
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    5:00pm - 6:30pm


    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

  • 2062-17: Institute for Safe Environments Interactive Discussion Panel

    Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), 1.25 credits offered

    Presenters: Diane E. Allen, RN-BC, NEA-BC; Richard E. Ray, MS, PMH-BC; Jeannine Loucks, MN, RN-BC, PMH 1.25 contact hours

    2062-17:  Institute for Safe Environments Interactive Discussion Panel

    ISE leaders will describe current work to improve safety through collaborations, innovations and exploration of best practices. Participants will be encouraged to engage in discussions about safety and 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, RN-BC, NEA-BC; Richard E. Ray, MS, PMH-BC; Jeannine Loucks, MN, RN-BC, PMH

    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 20 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

    1. Recognize content of safety-related toolkits developed to inform members about evidence-based safety practices.
    2. Describe how strategies to improve collaboration between psychiatric nurses and law enforcement personnel have increased safety in inpatient settings and communities at large across the country. 
    3. Recognize how nurse-patient engagement can increase safety and decrease conflict and containment.

    Keywords:  Safety, Engagement, Assessment, Violence, Collaboration, Police

    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
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    5:00pm - 6:30pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

  • 2065-17: Forensic Council Interactive Panel: Best Practices in Applying Trauma Informed Care

    Contains 5 Component(s), 1.25 credits offered

    Presenters: Nina Beaman, EdD, MSN, RN-BC, RNC-AWHC, CNE; Helen M. Birkbeck, MBA, BSN, MA; Evelyn Perkins, RN, MS, PMH-BC, NE-BC 1.25 contact hours

    2065-17:  Forensic Council Interactive Panel:  Best Practices in Applying Trauma Informed Care

    This interactive session will begin with a panel who will discuss how trauma informed care has been applied to forensic education, hospital and jail settings. Best practice case studies will be presented, followed by audience members sharing best practices from their venues and localities and troubleshooting how to overcome barriers.

    Presenters:  Nina Beaman, EdD, MSN, RN-BC, RNC-AWHC, CNE; Helen M. Birkbeck, MBA, BSN, MA; Evelyn Perkins, RN, MS, PMH-BC, NE-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 18 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

    1. Explain the impact of the Adverse Childhood Experiences study data on your personal practice of nursing.
    2. Explain how you can use trauma informed care in educating students, nurses, allied health professionals, your community, inpatient facilities, and jails.
    3. Review best practices and propose barriers/solutions to applying trauma informed care.

    Keywords:  Trauma Informed Care, Forensics, ACE, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Jail

    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
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    5:00pm - 6:30pm


    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

  • 2011-17: VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenter: James Sall, PhD, FNP-BC 0.75 pharmacology contact hours

    2011-17:  VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain

    This activity will discuss the evidence-based principles for the use of opioids for the treatment of chronic pain and how to appropriately taper or discontinue opioids in our patients when appropriate.


    Presenter: 
    James Sall, PhD, FNP-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


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

    1. Discuss the evidence-based process used to develop the VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline: Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain by describing how it adheres to the principles established by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
    2. Apply evidence-based recommendations for the use of opioids in the treatment of chronic pain by describing the recommendations for the use of opioids in the treatment of chronic pain.
    3. Describe the evidence based recommendations for tapering opioids and how to reduce opioid dosage in a patient where the risk of continued use at the current dose outweighs the benefits.

    Keywords:  Clinical Practice Guideline, Chronic Pain, Evidence-based Treatment


    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
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    10:15am - 11:00am


    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

  • 2012-17: Trauma-Informed Care: Principles and Practice Guidelines

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenter: Gloria Dixon, DNP, PMHNP-BC 0.75 contact hours

    2012-17: Trauma-Informed Care:  Principles and Practice Guidelines

    This presentation reviews the challenges and relevance of trauma informed care. Participants will receive information pertaining to the organizational structure and treatment framework that involves understanding, recognizing, and responding to the effects of all types of trauma in the psychiatric population.


    Presenter: 
    Gloria Dixon, DNP, 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:
      49 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Apply recovery-oriented principles and trauma focused care to individuals across the lifespan.
    2. Demonstrate a therapeutic relationship consistent with compassionate patient-centered care to include confidentiality, privacy, comfort, emotional support, mutual trust, and respect.
    3. Utilize techniques used in evidence-based psycho-therapeutic interventions.

    Keywords:  Trauma, Advanced Practice


    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
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    10:15am - 11:00am

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019


  • 2064-17: The Power of Lived Experience and Storytelling by Consumers and Staff in Psychiatric/Mental Health Practice: The APNA Recovery Council Panel

    Product not yet rated Contains 5 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered

    Presenters: Constance Noll, DNP, MA, CRNP, PMHNP-BC; Gail Stern, MSN, PMHCNS-BC 1.0 contact hours

    2064-17: The Power of Lived Experience and Storytelling by Consumers and Staff in Psychiatric/Mental Health Practice:  The APNA Recovery Council Panel

    This presentation explores recovery principles and how to implement them in the clinical setting.  There is additional discussion of Lived Experience, Storytelling, and future implications for the recovery council.


    Presenters:
      Constance Noll, DNP, MA, CRNP, PMHNP-BC; Gail Stern, MSN, 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

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Describe clinical applications of utilizing storytelling in practice.
    2. State principles of recovery and the influence of lived experience in achieving and maintaining mental health.
    3. Articulate the annual goals of the Recovery Council and advantages of participation.

    Keywords:  Storytelling, Recovery, Lived Experience, Destigmintation


    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 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    5:00pm - 6:30pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

  • 2037-17: After the Assault

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.50 credits offered

    Presenter: Janice G. Adam, BSN, RN-BC 0.5 contact hours

    2037-17: After the Assault

    Violence against mental health nurses is an international problem with consequences that impact staff and patients.  A Post Assault Debriefing tool is one approach to enable nurses to obtain the support they need and provide assistance in identifying strategies to deliver safe and therapeutic care after experiencing an assault.


    Presenter:
      Janice G. Adam, BSN, RN-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:
      39 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Identify two effects a patient to staff assault can have on staff's ability to care for a patient.
    2. Identify two barriers to the use of the post assault debriefing tool.
    3. Describe three components of the Post Debriefing Tool and two ways in which the tool can assist staff in continuing to provide care for patients.

    Keywords:  Violence, Practice


    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 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    12:15pm - 1:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019


  • 2036-17: Telepsychiatry - Where Do APRN's Fit In?

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.75 credits offered

    Presenter: Jessica L. Estes DNP, APRN, NP 0.75 contact hours

    2036-17: Telepsychiatry - Where Do APRN's Fit In?

    This presentation will address the roles of APRNs in telepsychiatry services, best practice in telepsychiatry, and the limitations of those services.  It will address some of the variation in state regulations and how limitation may be present depending on Board of Nursing and those states that have Telemedicine regulations.


    Presenter:
      Jessica L. Estes DNP, APRN, NP

    Disclosures:  The presenter is currently the Clinical Director of Nurse Practitioner Services at InnovaTel Telepsychiatry. Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.


    Session Length:
      49 minutes

    Target Audience:  APRN


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

    1. Identify the best practices of telepsychiatry.
    2. Identify the regulatory bodies within their state to determine the reimbursement and practice of telemedicine.
    3. Identify resources for the practice of telemedicine.

    Keywords:  Telehealth, Collaborative Care, APRN Practice


    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
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    12:15pm - 1:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019


  • 2035-17: Holistic Approaches to Managing Substance Use Withdrawal

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.50 credits offered

    Presenter: Bari K. Platter, MS, RN, PMHCNS-C 0.50 contact hours

    2035-17: Holistic Approaches to Managing Substance Use Withdrawal

    This presentation focuses on the use of holistic, evidence-based and non-pharmacologic approaches to managing patients in substance use withdrawal. Auricular acupuncture, mindfulness practice and a variety of coping skills will be presented. Participants will have the opportunity to practice some of the skills presented.


    Presenter:
      Bari K. Platter, MS, RN, PMHCNS-C

    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:
      40 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Identify the benefits of utilizing holistic, evidence-based non-pharmacologic interventions with patients who are experiencing withdrawal symptoms associated with Substance Use Disorder.
    2. Discuss how auricular acupuncture, mindfulness practice and a variety of coping skills can be used to manage withdrawal symptoms, particularly emotion dysregulation.
    3. Brainstorm ways in which you can begin to more consistently use holistic, evidence-based, non-pharmacologic interventions in your practice setting.

    Keywords:  Holistic, Acupuncture, Auricular, Withdrawal, Substance Use, Mindfulness, Aromatherapy


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    0.50 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
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    12:15pm - 1:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019


  • 2034-17: Trauma Informed Care at the Bedside - The Challenges

    Contains 5 Component(s), 0.50 credits offered

    Presenter: Ann Taylor-Trujillo, RN, MSN, EdD, CENP 0.5 contact hours

    2034-17: Trauma Informed Care at the Bedside - The Challenges

    The presentation will focus on the challenges of incorporating trauma informed and recovery practices into an acute  behavioral health inpatient setting, using trauma informed and DBT techniques. The topic will be presented through the eyes of the nursing leader and include case studies.


    Presenter:
      Ann Taylor-Trujillo, RN, MSN, EdD, CENP

    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:
      35 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN


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

    1. Identify ways to implement a trauma informed program at the bedside in an environment of declining resources.
    2. Discuss alternatives to traditional models of milieu therapy for acutely ill patients with psychiatric disorders.
    3. Analyze the organizational impact from a leadership perspective of implementing recovery based practices at the bedside.

    Keywords:  Trauma Informed Care


    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 31st Annual Conference
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    12:15pm - 1:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019