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  • Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Laura G Leahy, DrNP, APRN, PMH-CNS/FNP, CARN-AP, FAANP, FAAN 0.75 contact hours

    For an uninterrupted learning experience, please use Google Chrome, Safari or Firefox as your browser. If you use Internet Explorer, you may not be able to view or access parts of this course.* 

    2021-3: A Primer on Stimulant Use Disorder: A Growing Concern

    This presentation will explore stimulant use disorders in the adult population. The neuroscience changes as a result of a SUD will be explored along with the signs and symptoms that often present with the diagnosis and potential treatment options.


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

    Disclosures: The presenter has indicated a financial interest or other affiliation with Alkermes (Vivitrol), Otsuka (Rexulti) and American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. Off-label use of medications will be discussed during this presentation. Off label use or investigational use in the presentation include Anticonvulsants, antihypertensives and antidepressants as treatment options for substance use disorders. 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:

    • Discuss the prevalence and risks of stimulant use disorder.
    • Discuss the neuroscience of stimulant use disorder.
    • Discuss the neuroscience of stimulant use disorder.
    • Identify potential treatments for stimulant use disorder.


    Keywords:
    Stimulant Use Disorder, Substance Use Disorder, Opioid Use Disorder

    Price: Free


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development
    :
    0.75 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, honor statement, 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 posttest and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed the evaluation and honor statement, your nursing continuing professional development certificate will be generated online and available for immediate printing. Credit cannot be earned unless all components of the program are completed. 

    The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no.1H79TI083343 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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    Release date: December 1, 2021

    The contact hours for this session expire: January 31, 2023

    *Internet Explorer is an outdated browser and therefore when using it, APNA eLearning Center courses often will not load or play properly. Because Internet Explorer is still the default browser on many devices, this is the number one issue that impacts learners’ ability to access their courses. For an uninterrupted learning experience, please download and use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Safari, etc. If you continue to experience issues, you may need to update your browser.

  • Product not yet rated Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Kathleen Schachman, PhD, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, FIAAN 0.75 contact hours

    For an uninterrupted learning experience, please use Google Chrome, Safari or Firefox as your browser. If you use Internet Explorer, you may not be able to view or access parts of this course.* 

    2021-1: What’s in Grandma’s Medicine Cabinet? – Understanding Substance Use Disorders in Older Adults

    This presentation will explore substance use disorders in the older adult population, and how unique age-related physiological and social changes present unique challenges for the identification and treatment of this disorder. 


    Presenter:
      Kathleen Schachman, PhD, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, FIAAN

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

    Session Length:  45 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Estimate the prevalence of substance use/misuse in older adults.
    • Understand risk factors that may influence this population’s use/misuse of substances.
    • Understand physiological differences with aging.
    • List three potential treatment approaches that are safe, effective, and tailored to the unique strengths and needs of the older adult who has a substance use disorder (SUD).

    Keywords:  Substance Use Disorder, Opioid Use Disorder, Older Adults


    Price:
    Free

    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    0.75 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, honor statement, 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 posttest and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed the evaluation and honor statement, your nursing continuing professional development certificate will be generated online and available for immediate printing. Credit cannot be earned unless all components of the program are completed. 

    The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no.1H79TI083343 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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    Release date: December 1, 2021

    The contact hours for this session expire: January 31, 2023

    *Internet Explorer is an outdated browser and therefore when using it, APNA eLearning Center courses often will not load or play properly. Because Internet Explorer is still the default browser on many devices, this is the number one issue that impacts learners’ ability to access their courses. For an uninterrupted learning experience, please download and use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Safari, etc. If you continue to experience issues, you may need to update your browser.

  • Product not yet rated Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Kathleen Schachman, PhD, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, FIAAN 0.75 contact hours

    For an uninterrupted learning experience, please use Google Chrome, Safari or Firefox as your browser. If you use Internet Explorer, you may not be able to view or access parts of this course.* 

    2021-2: Substance-Exposed Pregnancies: What to Know As They Grow

    This presentation will explore how substance use during pregnancy impacts the maternal/fetal development and increases the neurological vulnerabilities of the neonate.  The unique challenges and opportunities of providing care to a substance-exposed pregnancy will be explored.  The importance of screening procedures will be discussed and how the information obtained during the screening influences the treatment plan.


    Presenter:
     Kathleen Schachman, PhD, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, FIAAN

    Disclosures:
      The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off label use of medications may be discussed during this presentation.


    Session Length:
      47 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Describe two ways that substance use during pregnancy impacts maternal/fetal developmental and neurological vulnerabilities of the neonate.
    • Identify the unique challenges and opportunities in providing care for substance-exposed pregnancies.
    • Implement screening procedures identify high-risk or problematic substance use during pregnancy.
    • Plan treatment approaches to optimize maternal and neonatal outcomes.


    Keywords:
      Substance Use Disorder, Opioid Use Disorder, Pregnancy, Women’s Health

    Price: Free


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development
    :
    0.75 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, honor statement, 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 posttest and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed the evaluation and honor statement, your nursing continuing professional development certificate will be generated online and available for immediate printing. Credit cannot be earned unless all components of the program are completed. 

    The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 1H79TI083343 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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    Release date: December 1, 2021

    The contact hours for this session expire: January 31, 2023

    *Internet Explorer is an outdated browser and therefore when using it, APNA eLearning Center courses often will not load or play properly. Because Internet Explorer is still the default browser on many devices, this is the number one issue that impacts learners’ ability to access their courses. For an uninterrupted learning experience, please download and use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Safari, etc. If you continue to experience issues, you may need to update your browser.

  • Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Mary Johnson, DNP, PMHNP-BC 0.5 contact hours

    4202-21: The Role of Resilience Against Suicidal Behavior

    This presentation addresses the awareness that there has been research on risk factors such as negative life events that precipitate suicidal thoughts and behavior, but there is less research on protective factors and building resilience level to help with suicidal ideation.


    Presenter:
      Mary Johnson, DNP, PMHNP-BC

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


    Session Length:
      37 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Demonstrate understanding of the importance of screening for both resilience level and suicidal ideation in child and adolescent population.

    Keywords:  Suicidal Behavior, Protectant Factors, Resilience


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    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 nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 35th Annual Conference

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2024

  • Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Brittany Yates, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC 0.75 contact hours

    4101-21: It's About Time: Making the Case for Dedicated Precepting Time for PMH APRNs in Outpatient

    This presentation reviews evidence regarding PMH-APRN preceptor incentives that supported the implementation of dedicated precepting time/decreased productivity expectations as a test of change at a pediatric academic medical center outpatient clinic. Attendees will leave better prepared to engage with key stakeholders to advocate for similar agency-supported preceptor incentives.


    Presenter:
      Brittany Yates, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC

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


    Session Length:
      39 minutes

    Target Audience:  APRN


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

    • Identify top barriers and incentives to recruitment/retention of PMH-APRN preceptors.

    Keywords:  Leadership/Administration, APRN Education, Child/Adolescent


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    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 nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 35th Annual Conference

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2024

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

    Presenters: Sara Robinson, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC; Margaret Shepard, Ph.D, PMHNP-BC 0.25 contact hours

    4104-21: Implementation and Outcomes of Clinical Supervision and Reflection to Enhance Learning for Online Post-Master's PMHNP Students

    This presentation will review challenges encountered in teaching online Post-Master's PMHNP students, and effective strategies implemented to enhance the student learning experience. Clinical conference discussions and reflection notes were implemented; student feedback supported mastery of concepts and learning outcomes. Students expressed increased satisfaction.


    Presenters:
      Sara Robinson, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC; Margaret Shepard, Ph.D., PMHNP-BC

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


    Session Length:
      21 minutes

    Target Audience:  APRN


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

    • Describe implementation of clinical conferences and reflection notes in Post-Master's PMHNP programs to improve student engagement and program outcomes.

    Keywords:  Graduate Education, Post-Master's Program, Online Learning


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    0.25 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 nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 35th Annual Conference

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2024

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

    Presenters: Christine Moran, BSN, MSW, RN; Tiffany McMillan, BSN, RN 0.75 contact hours

    4111-21: 2020 Vision: Providing a CLEAR PATH for Successfully Leading Behavioral Health Inpatient Care During a Pandemic

    This presentation describes interventions for maintaining a safe and therapeutic inpatient behavioral health environment during a pandemic, and outlines the leadership strategies that enabled the implementation.


    Presenters:
      Christine Moran, BSN, MSW, RN; Tiffany McMillan, BSN, RN

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


    Session Length:
      44 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Describe three leadership strategies to effect a safe and therapeutic environment during a pandemic or any other time of volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA).

    Keywords:  COVID-19, Pandemic, Leadership


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    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 nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 35th Annual Conference

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2024

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

    Presenters: Michelle Spurlock, MSN, MBA; Anne Kelly, EdD, BSN; Pam Long, MSN, MBA 0.75 contact hours

    4209-21: An Unshakable Commitment to Mental Health: Treating an Epidemic During the 2020 Pandemic

    In 2020, behavioral health leaders faced the unparalleled challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic while managing the epidemic of suicides and drug overdoses. COVID-19 presented challenges that required quick expansion of infection prevention protocols and education of staff while maintaining a therapeutic environment. This presentation will review a organization's successful response.


    Presenters:
      Michelle Spurlock, MSN, MBA; Anne Kelly, EdD, BSN; Pam Long, MSN, MBA

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


    Session Length:
      43 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Discuss strategies to implement infection prevention standards within diverse settings in order to provide safe care and active treatment.

    Keywords:  Infection Prevention, Pandemic, Therapeutic Environment, COVID-19


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    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 nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 35th Annual Conference

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2024

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

    Presenters: Sophie Forte, MS, CNP, ANP-BC; Paula Bolton, MS, CNP, ANP-BC 0.75 contact hours

    4110-21: COVID-19 Pandemic: Providing Safe Patient Care During an Uncertain and Changing Landscape

    This review of the COVID-19 practice change process will engage the audience in strategizing safe clinical psychiatric care as we look beyond COVID-19.  By looking back at the resilience of nursing during the pandemic and the nimbleness needed to make necessary change, nurses will discuss strategies for future integrative care.


    Presenters:
      Sophie Forte, MS, CNP, ANP-BC; Paula Bolton, MS, CNP, ANP-BC

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


    Session Length:
      53 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Discuss the impact of COVID-19 on psychiatric-mental health care and lessons learned.

    Keywords:  Infection Control in Psychiatric Setting, COVID-19, Pandemic, Risk Mitigation


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    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 nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 35th Annual Conference

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2024

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

    Presenters: Rose Vick, PhD, PMHNP-BC; Marci Zsamboky, DNP, PMHNP/CNS-BC, CNE 0.5 contact hours

    4203-21: Meeting the Needs of Underserved Populations: Designing Behavioral Health Content for a Family Nurse Practitioner HRSA Training Grant

    This presentation provides an overview of PMHNP faculty roles on a HRSA training grant for FNPs. Discussion includes curricular development of two sequential Behavioral Health for Primary Care courses based on grant objectives to support FNP trainees in their roles in underserved settings. Decision-making, challenges and successes will be explored.


    Presenters:
     Rose Vick, PhD, PMHNP-BC; Marci Zsamboky, DNP, PMHNP/CNS-BC, CNE

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


    Session Length:
      32 minutes

    Target Audience:  APRN


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

    • Develop an outline for creating a behavioral health curriculum for primary care.

    Keywords:  Behavioral Health, Mental Health and Primary Care, Behavioral Health Curriculum for FNPs


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    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 nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 35th Annual Conference

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2024