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  • Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Carol Essenmacher, DNP, RN, PMHCNS-BC, NCTTP 0.5 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.* 

    2021-4: How to Accurately Assess Tobacco Use Disorder (TUD)

    This presentation will review how to accurately assess TUD in patients with a diagnosis of SUD and introduce implementing a standardized TUD assessment tool.


    Presenter:
      Carol Essenmacher, DNP, RN, PMHCNS-BC, NCTTP

    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:
      32 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Demonstrate use of a detailed tobacco use assessment to effectively treat TUD in patients diagnosed with a SUD. 


    Keywords:
      Substance Use Disorder, Tobacco Use Disorder

    Price: Free


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development
    :
    0.5 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 3, 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 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.

  • 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 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.

  • Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Susan Dawson, EdD, PMHNP-BC 0.75 psychopharmacology 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.* 

    2021-6: Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

    This presentation will explore treatment options for persons with an opioid use disorder diagnosis and the challenges for the identification and treatment of this disorder. 


    Presenter:
     Susan Dawson, EdD, PMHNP-BC
     

    Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  While the use of FDA-approved medications (both generic and brand name) will be discussed, this is not an endorsement or recommendation for any commercial product. 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:

    • Identify the opioid addiction assessment process and treatment options to utilize with persons who have an opioid use disorder diagnosis.
    • Provide a focused update on successful opioid use disorder treatment protocols.
    • Discuss methods that help clients with an opioid use disorder diagnosis adhere to treatment protocols. 


    Keywords:
      Substance Use Disorder, Opioid Use Disorder, Psychopharmacology

    Price:  Free


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development
    :
    0.75 psychopharmacology 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 9, 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 6 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Carol Essenmacher, DNP, RN, PMHCNS-BC, NCTTP 0.5 psychopharmacology 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.* 

    2021-5: Maximizing Pharmacological Interventions for Treating Tobacco Use Disorders (TUD); Focus on Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)

    This presentation will discuss the use of pharmacotherapies, specifically Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), to assist a person with a diagnosis of Substance Use Disorder to quit tobacco use. The dosage of nicotine in different products will be discussed. 


    Presenter:
     Carol Essenmacher, DNP, RN, PMHCNS-BC, NCTTP

    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:
      25 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Demonstrate application of evidence on effective use of pharmacotherapies for TUD, focusing on clinical practice strategies using NRT to effectively treat TUD for patients living with SUD.


    Keywords:
      Substance Use Disorder, Tobacco Use Disorder, Psychopharmacology

    Price:  Free


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development
    :
    0.5 psychopharmacology 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 8, 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

    Presenters: David N. Ampong, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC; Michele Burdette-Taylor, PhD, MSN, RN, NPD-BC 1.0 contact hours

    1302-21:  The Design of Outpatient Detoxification

    This presentation introduces a pragmatic biopsychosocial model for outpatient detoxification. The interactive discussion will provide a step-by-step process of evidence-based detoxification, including the FDA-approved drugs and cutting-edge treatment for substance/alcohol treatment. The participants will leave with a comprehensive understanding of an algorithm for outpatient detoxification.


    Presenters:
      David N. Ampong, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC; Michele Burdette-Taylor, PhD, MSN, RN, NPD-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:
      1 hour 7 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Discuss the criteria for detoxification and the algorithm for detoxification. 

    Keywords:  Detoxification, Outpatient, Opioid Withdrawal


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    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 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

    Presenter: Pam Stover, DNP, MN, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC 0.75 contact hours

    4108-21: Caring in Ministry: Leveraging Faith Communities in Support of Mental Health Recovery

    This presentation identifies the importance of and strategies for diverse faith communities engaging in mental health ministry (MHM). A progress report of a newly developed MHM project is provided. The feasibility of PMH RNs advocating for and leading mental health program development in faith communities will be highlighted.


    Presenter:
      Pam Stover, DNP, MN, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC, 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:
      43 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Identify three ways to integrate mental health in a faith community to promote mental health recovery. 

    Keywords:  Faith Community, Faith Community and Psychiatric Nursing, Mental Health Ministry


    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

    Presenter: Catherine A. Carlson, Psy.D., LP 0.75 contact hours

    4204-21: Does the Empirical Evidence Support the PNES Diagnosis?

    An influential segment of neurology is fascinated by psychogenic seizures (PNES). The empirical evidence shows patients with seizures labelled epilepsy and patients with seizures labelled PNES are identical populations separated only by a fallible test. The condition known as PNES is just as disabling as epilepsy because it is epilepsy.


    Presenter:
      Catherine A. Carlson, Psy.D., LP

    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:  RN, APRN


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

    • Assess the validity of the diagnostic entity known as PNES (psychogenic nonepileptic seizures).

    Keywords:  PNES, Seizures, Epilepsy


    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

  • Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenter: Evelyn Perkins, PMH-BC, NE-BC 0.75 contact hours

    4208-21: The Science Behind COVID-related Violence and the Art of Making Peace

    The presenter will show the ACEs assessment and the 9 triggers of rage on a power point followed by an interactive discussion with attendees on nursing intervention to prevent rage turning to violence.


    Presenter:
      Evelyn Perkins, PMH-BC, NE-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:
      41 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN


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

    • Describe the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on the neurocircuits of rage, and resilience as an art form that creates peacefulness.

    Keywords:  COVID Stressors, Resilience, ACEs


    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