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  • 2027-18: Caring Behind Bars

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Brenda K. Fields, RN, RHIA, CCHP 0.75 contact hours

    2027-18: Caring Behind Bars

    With the gradual decrease of mental health services provided in the community, correctional facilities have become one of the largest providers of mental health services in the United States. This presentation will increase your awareness of the mental health needs and challenges of providing mental health services within correctional facilities.


    Presenter:
      Brenda K. Fields, RN, RHIA, CCHP

    Disclosures:  The speaker has indicated a significant financial interest or other affiliation with MHM Services.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.


    Session Length:
      46 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Identify the demands for and challenges of providing quality mental health services within correctional facilities.

    Keywords:  Corrections, Jail, Prison


    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 with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Thursday, October 25, 2018
    11:15am - 12:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

  • 2031-18: From Immediate Release to Long Acting, Drug Delivery Systems: What Do They Mean & Why Do They Matter?

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Laura G. Leahy, DrNP, APRN, PMH-CNS/FNP, CARN-AP, FAANP 0.5 pharmacology contact hours

    2031-18: From Immediate Release to Long Acting, Drug Delivery Systems: What Do They Mean & Why Do They Matter?

    This presentation educates nurses about the unique and novel drug delivery systems which may impact the symptom relief and treatment outcomes for their patients. Nurses need to be aware of these ever changing medication options to educate (and prescribe) for their patients to best improve their quality of life.


    Presenter:
      Laura G. Leahy, DrNP, APRN, PMH-CNS/FNP, CARN-AP, FAANP

    Disclosures:  The speaker has indicated a significant financial interest or other affiliation with American Psychiatric Association, J Psychosocial Nursing & MH Services.  Off-label uses may be discussed during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.


    Session Length:
      37 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Differentiate between three unique drug delivery systems. 

    Keywords:  Psychopharmacology, Pharmacokinetics, ADME


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    0.5 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 with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Thursday, October 25, 2018
    12:15pm - 1:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

  • 2032-18: First Responders' Perceived Barriers to Help-seeking

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

    Presenter: Sara L. Jones, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC 0.5 contact hours

    2032-18: First Responders' Perceived Barriers to Help-seeking

    This study explored first responders’ perceptions of mental health, including barriers and facilitators to help-seeking. In collaboration with community partners, we conducted interviews with 28 firefighters and EMT/paramedics. Study findings will be used to guide development of a mental health service model that first responders will be willing to use.


    Presenter:
      Sara L. Jones, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-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:
      36 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Increase awareness of barriers that prevent first responders from access to mental health services.

    Keywords:  First Responders, PTSD, Suicide, Research


    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 with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Thursday, October 25, 2018
    12:15pm - 1:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

  • 2033-18: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses: Excellent Care Solutions for our Student Athletes

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

    Presenters: Diane H. Esposito, PhD, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC; Shirlee P. Davidson, MSN, PMHCNS 0.75 contact hours

    2033-18: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses: Excellent Care Solutions for our Student Athletes

    The NCAA Sport Science Institute Task Force on Best Practices for Mental Health has included PMH Nurses in the discussion. The Integrated Model placing PMH APRNs in the Student Health Centers along with the FNP is an ideal approach to meet the mental health needs of our student athletes.


    Presenters:
      Diane H. Esposito, PhD, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC; Shirlee P. Davidson, MSN, PMHCNS

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


    Session Length:
      47 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Describe mental health needs of athletes. 

    Keywords:  Athlete, Mental Health, Collegiate, Student Health


    Continuing Nursing Education:
    0.75 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

    The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Thursday, October 25, 2018
    12:15pm - 1:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

  • 2034-18: Coaching Families of Teens with Co-Occurring Disorders

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

    Presenter: Susan E. Caverly, ARNP, PhD, BC 0.5 contact hours

    2034-18: Coaching Families of Teens with Co-Occurring Disorders

    This session introduces a manualized family coaching group for adults who parent young people with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Structural family systems grounds family training in motivational interviewing, CBT skills, and use of family resources as incentives to influence youth behaviors and are presented for discussion.


    Presenter:
      Susan E. Caverly, ARNP, PhD, 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:
      40 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Describe three strategies of an alternative approach to family intervention designed to meet the needs of families and youth who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.

    Keywords:  Parent Coaching, Addictions, Adolescent


    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 with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Thursday, October 25, 2018
    12:15pm - 1:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

  • 2035-18: ACT Implementation on a Mood Disorder Unit: A Quality Improvement Project

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

    Presenters: Christine M. Feinstein, BSN, RN-BC; Clifton Moore, PhD; Carrie Pike, BSN, RN, BC 0.5 contact hours

    2035-18: 2034-18: ACT Implementation on a Mood Disorder Unit: A Quality Improvement Project

    This presentation will define and explain the ACT framework, and importance of psychological flexibility. We will detail how ACT focused groups were systematically introduced into patients schedules on an acute psychiatric unit and the process of staff education. The conclusion being successful improvement in the structure of group sessions.


    Presenters:
      Christine M. Feinstein, BSN, RN-BC; Clifton Moore, PhD; Carrie Pike, BSN, RN, BC

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


    Session Length:
      33 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Effectively utilize ACT in an acute psychiatric setting.

    Keywords:  ACT Implementation, Mindfulness, Values


    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 with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Thursday, October 25, 2018
    12:15pm - 1:00pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

  • 2045-18: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Research

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

    Presenters: Khadejah F. Mahmoud, PhD(c), MSN; Ann M. Mitchell, PhD, RN, FAAN; Marc A. Woods, MSN, RN; Brandy Mathews, DNP, MHA, RN, NE-BC; Chizimuzo Okoli, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, CTTS 0.75 contact hours

    2045-18: Nurses’ Readiness to Care for Patients with Alcohol and Opioid Use Problems: Exploring Nurses’ Demographical, Personal and Professional Factors | Examining Clinicians’ Attitudes and Self-Efficacy Towards Engaging Patients with Behavioral Health Problems in a Hospital Setting

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

    Nurses’ Readiness to Care for Patients with Alcohol and Opioid Use Problems: Exploring Nurses’ Demographical, Personal and Professional Factors
    This presentation will discuss briefly the effects of nurses’ readiness and motivation to provide care to patients with AO use problems on the patients’ screening, treatment and rehabilitation outcomes. Furthermore, it will explore factors that influence nurses’ readiness, screening of this patient population, and future implications.  
    Presenters:  Khadejah F. Mahmoud, PhD(c), MSN; Ann M. Mitchell, PhD, RN, FAAN

    Examining Clinicians’ Attitudes and Self-Efficacy Towards Engaging Patients with Behavioral Health Problems in a Hospital Setting
    This presentation provides some insight into the challenges that nurses and other clinicians have when caring for patients with behavioral health issues who are admitted for medical health problems. Using a modified MICA-4 tool we examine the predictors of knowledge and attitudes, self-efficacy, and practice among medical clinicians.  
    Presenters:  Marc A. Woods, MSN, RN; Brandy Mathews, DNP, MHA, RN, NE-BC; Chizimuzo Okoli, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, CTTS

    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. Identify nurses’ demographic characteristics, personal attitudes and professional attitudes associated with their readiness and motivation to work with patients who have AO-related problems.
    2. Describe the findings of the survey pre-BHIT as it relates to attitudes, self-efficacy, and care delivery towards patients with behavioral health problems in a hospital setting.

    Keywords:  Alcohol Use, Opioid Use, Readiness, SBIRT, Attitudes, Self-Efficacy, Stigma

    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 with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Thursday, October 25, 2018
    3:00pm - 3:45pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

  • 2047-18: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Military/Veterans

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Jennifer W. Carpenter, MSN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC; Yasemin Turkman, PhD, MPH, PMHNP-BC; W. Chance Nicholson, MSN, PMHNP-BC, PhD Student; Jaenelle Grace, MSN, PMHNP-BC; ​Lauren Rae Roberts, MSN, PMHNP-BC; ​Samantha Reynolds, MSN, PMHNP-BC; ​Teena McGuinness, PhD, CRNP, FAAN​ 0.75 contact hours

    2047-18: The Role of Vitamin D in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Should Screening be Routine? | The Chameleon in Psychiatric Nursing: Traumatic Brain Injury

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

    The Role of Vitamin D in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Should Screening be Routine?
    This presentation introduces a connection between vitamin D deficiency and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) through inflammation. Vitamin D deficiency is more common in Veterans, yet screening is not routine practice. Highlighting the implications of vitamin D deficiency in PTSD and the importance of screening can improve patient outcomes.  
    Presenters:  Jennifer W. Carpenter, MSN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC; Yasemin Turkman, PhD, MPH, PMHNP-BC; W. Chance Nicholson, MSN, PMHNP-BC, PhD Student

    The Chameleon in Psychiatric Nursing: Traumatic Brain Injury
    Many Veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have experienced traumatic brain injuries (TBI). TBI is chronic in nature requiring different approaches compared to psychiatric illness. This presentation will outline principles and screening tools for clinicians in non-acute settings. Strategies for primary, secondary, and tertiary clinical care will be addressed.  
    Presenters:  Jaenelle Grace, MSN, PMHNP-BC; Lauren Rae Roberts, MSN, PMHNP-BC; Samantha Reynolds, MSN, PMHNP-BC; Teena McGuinness, PhD, CRNP, 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:  41 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Describe the relationship between inflammation and vitamin D deficiency and their implications in post-traumatic stress disorder.
    2. Explain the importance of screening for TBI in psychiatric settings. 

    Keywords:  Vitamin D, Inflammation, PTSD, TBI, Veterans, Screening Tools

    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 with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Thursday, October 25, 2018
    3:00pm - 3:45pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

  • 2051-18: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Primary Care Practice

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

    Presenters: Sarah E. Thornburg, MSN, PMHNP-BC; Michael Olasoji, RPN 0.75 contact hours

    2051-18: The Use of Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners to Increase Mental Health Access Within Primary Care | Effectiveness of the Role of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses in Making Mental Health Care Accessible in Primary Health Care Settings: Australian Nurses' Experience

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

    The Use of Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners to Increase Mental Health Access Within Primary Care
    This presentation provides an introduction to Integrative Behavioral Health by examining a current practice model in a primary care setting. The participant will learn how utilizing Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners can improve access to mental health and substance abuse treatment as a member of the interdisciplinary team in this nontraditional setting.  
    Presenter:  Sarah E. Thornburg, MSN, PMHNP-BC

    Effectiveness of the Role of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses in Making Mental Health Care Accessible in Primary Health Care Settings: Australian Nurses' Experience
    This presentation will report on the findings of a study that examined the views of 22 PMHNs about the scope of their work and reach in providing mental health care to patients with SMI in primary health care settings in collaboration with Family Physicians.  
    Presenter:  Michael Olasoji, RPN

    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:  48 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Describe the unique role of a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner within Integrative Behavioral Health in a primary care setting.
    2. Describe the role of PMHNs in making mental health care accessible for people with a severe mental illness in PHC settings.

    Keywords:  Integrative Care, Primary Care, PMHNP, Practice, Integrated Care, Stepped Care, Primary Health

    Continuing Nursing Education
    0.75 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

    The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Thursday, October 25, 2018
    4:00pm - 4:45pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

  • 2052-18: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Safety

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

    Presenters: Jeremy Wanless, BSN, RN; ​Charlene Suwan, PhD​; Grace Antonette Almazora Florentin, BSN, RN-BC; ​Eleanor Tomas-Lagmay, BSN, RN-BC​ 0.75 contact hours

    2052-18: One Bite at a Time: Using Failure Modes and Effects Analysis to Develop System-wide Best Practices for Psychiatric Patients who Ingest Foreign Bodies | Don't Trip! An Enhanced Fall Prevention Bundle for Inpatient Medical-Psychiatry

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

    One Bite at a Time: Using Failure Modes and Effects Analysis to Develop System-wide Best Practices for Psychiatric Patients who Ingest Foreign Bodies
    Few behaviors are as clinically vexing as recurrent ingestion of foreign bodies. By using a Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, multiple psychiatric service lines were able to develop consistent approaches to the assessment and individualized management of patients engaging in this behavior. Lessons learned and future opportunities will be discussed.  
    Presenters:  Jeremy Wanless, BSN, RN; Charlene Suwan, PhD

    Don't Trip! An Enhanced Fall Prevention Bundle for Inpatient Medical-Psychiatry
    This presentation introduces a new, mental health inpatient specific fall prevention bundle leading with an evidence-based educational initiative. By utilizing literature review, chart review and root cause analysis, the clinical nurses were able to create a comprehensive educational program to guide nursing staff through new fall prevention practices.  
    Presenters:  Grace Antonette Almazora Florentin, BSN, RN-BC; Eleanor Tomas-Lagmay, BSN, RN-BC

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

    Session Length:  41 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    1. Apply FMEA methodology to identify opportunities to reduce frequency and impact of foreign body ingestions in psychiatric patients.
    2. Illustrate the importance of clinical nurses utilizing data to formulate best practices.

    Keywords:  Safety, Falls with Injury, Adults, Ingestion, FMEA, Self-Injury

    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 with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 32nd Annual Conference
    Columbus, Ohio
    Thursday, October 25, 2018
    4:00pm - 4:45pm

    The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020