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  • 1015-20: What you Measure, Motivates: Advancements in a Vulnerable Population's Care, Using Evidence-Based Practice to Improve Outcomes in Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome, AWS-related Psychosis, and AWS-related Delirium

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

    Presenter: Carrie A. Hartung, BSN, BS, RN (MSN-C) 2.0 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.*

    1015-20: What you Measure, Motivates: Advancements in a Vulnerable Population's Care, Using Evidence-Based Practice to Improve Outcomes in Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome, AWS-related Psychosis, and AWS-related Delirium

    Uniquely developed, this exciting, dynamic and informative presentation engages you through thought-provoking and inspiring evidence-based, advanced information regarding Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome, Delirium Tremens, and Delirium during AWS. Education regarding AWS, Delirium and Delirium Tremens empowers you to develop sophisticated, evidence-based assessment skills, providing ample opportunities to improve patient outcomes.


    Presenter:
      Carrie A. Hartung, BSN, BS, RN (MSN-C)

    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:
      1 hour 54 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN


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

    • Identify methods of objective CNS and ANS assessment to improve AWS patient outcomes.

    Keywords:  Alcohol Withdrawal, Assessment


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    2.0 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 with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 34th Annual Conference

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2023

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  • 4034-20: The Lived Experience of Stigma by Suicide-Attempt Survivors: A Phenomenological Study

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

    Presenter: Pamela K. Greene, PhD, RN, NEA-BC 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.*

    4034-20:  The Lived Experience of Stigma by Suicide-Attempt Survivors: A Phenomenological Study

    Giving voice to those who are suicide attempt survivors and understanding the stigma they experienced will compel participants to design programs to eliminate stigma, knowing stigma is a barrier to seeking treatment. Treatment is known to be effective in suicide reduction. Nurses can be instrumental leading programs in their communities.


    Presenter:
      Pamela K. Greene, PhD, RN, NEA-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:
      36 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Describe stigma suicide-attempt survivors experience, and propose a stigma-reducing event or awareness-raising initiative based on evidence. 

    Keywords:  Suicide-Attempt Survivor, Stigma, Phenomenological Study, Suicide Prevention


    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 with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 34th Annual Conference

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 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 ChromeMozilla FirefoxMicrosoft EdgeSafari, etc. If you continue to experience issues, you may need to update your browser.

  • 1043-20: Cultivating Mindfulness to Enhance Mental Health and Physical Well-being

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

    Presenter: Nasrin Falsafi, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, AHN-BC 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.*


    1043-20: Cultivating Mindfulness to Enhance Mental Health and Physical Well-being

    This presentation discusses mindfulness and its many benefits for physical and emotional well-being. It addresses research supporting mindfulness practices. Types of mindfulness practices will be discussed and practiced by participants. Practical points, challenges and ways to maintain the practices will also be discussed. This is an interactive and experiential presentation.


    Presenter:
      Nasrin Falsafi, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, AHN-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:
      54 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Discuss the relationship between mindfulness and self-compassion, and practical points in practicing and teaching mindfulness practices.

    Keywords:  Mindfulness, Self-Compassion, Stress Management


    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 with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 34th Annual Conference

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2023

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  • 4032-20: Physical Activity Attitudes and Preferences of Adults with Opioid Use Disorder Receiving Methadone Maintenance Treatment: A Mixed Methods Study

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

    Presenter: Amanda J. Simonton, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC 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.* 

    4032-20:  Physical Activity Attitudes and Preferences of Adults with Opioid Use Disorder Receiving Methadone Maintenance Treatment: A Mixed Methods Study

    This session presents a mixed-method study on physical activity attitudes and preferences of adults with opioid use disorder (OUD) receiving methadone maintenance treatment. Findings will be discussed. Application to psychiatric nursing and implications for future research will be highlighted to encourage further exploration of physical activity in those with OUD.


    Presenter:
      Amanda J. Simonton, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC

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


    Session Length:
      43 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Describe physical activity preferences and attitudes of individuals with opioid use disorders receiving methadone maintenance treatment, and how they may influence future physical activity intervention design. 

    Keywords:  Physical Activity, Opioid use Disorder, Mixed-Methods Research, Methadone Maintenance Treatment


    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 with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 34th Annual Conference

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 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 ChromeMozilla FirefoxMicrosoft EdgeSafari, etc. If you continue to experience issues, you may need to update your browser.

  • 1032-20: Group Leader Toolkit II: The Working and Ending Phases of Group and Strategies to Manage Challenging Behaviors

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

    Presenter: Bethany J. Phoenix, PhD, RN, CNS, FAAN 1.25 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.* 


    1032-20:  Group Leader Toolkit II:  The Working and Ending Phases of Group and Strategies to Manage Challenging Behaviors

    This workshop, a continuation of Group Toolkit I, will focus on the practical and theoretical components of the working and ending phases of groups. Strategies to manage challenging behaviors of group members will be presented and demonstrated in an experiential group simulation of the working and ending phases of groups.


    Presenter:
      Bethany J. Phoenix, PhD, RN, CNS, FAAN

    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:
      1 hour 15 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Describe the components of the working and ending phases of groups, and leader strategies used in each of these stages. 

    Keywords:  Group Therapy, Group Process, Group Leader


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    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 with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 34th Annual Conference

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 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 ChromeMozilla FirefoxMicrosoft EdgeSafari, etc. If you continue to experience issues, you may need to update your browser.

  • 2022-20: Improve Communication using Improvisation Theater Techniques

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

    Presenters: Christianne Nesbitt, DNP, RN, GNP-BC, PMHNP-BC; Karen Higgins, DNP, FNP-BC 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.*

    2022-20:  Improve Communication using Improvisation Theater Techniques

    Improvisation techniques are a novel method to teach communication techniques to APRN students. Evidence has shows an improvement in empathy scores after completing a standardized patient scenario. Additionally, these techniques have been shown to improve overall provider communication confidence.


    Presenters:
      Christianne Nesbitt, DNP, RN, GNP-BC, PMHNP-BC; Karen Higgins, DNP, FNP-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:
      40 minutes

    Target Audience:  APRN


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

    • Discuss how the use of improvisation and the "yes, and" can be used to provide content to nursing students in a higher education setting.

    Keywords:  Improvisation, Communication, Education


    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 with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 34th Annual Conference

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2023

    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.* 

  • 1037-20: An Overview of Safewards: an Exciting New Evidence-Based Psychiatric Nursing Model Designed to Reduce Conflict and Containment in Acute Care Settings

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Suzie Marriott, MS, BSN, RN-BC; Jessica Marangio, MSN, RN-BC 1.5 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.*

    1037-20:  An Overview of Safewards: an Exciting New Evidence-Based Psychiatric Nursing Model Designed to Reduce Conflict and Containment in Acute Care Settings

    Safewards, a new psychiatric nursing model, is a comprehensive conflict and containment reduction approach for inpatient psychiatric settings. It has proved to be highly effective in numerous international implementation and efficacy studies. Our objective is to educate and inspire other nurses to consider utilizing this model in their organizations.


    Presenters:
      Suzie Marriott, MS, BSN, RN-BC; Jessica Marangio, MSN, RN-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 38 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Examine the evidence base behind the Safewards Model, comparing the ten Safewards interventions to their own service.    

    Keywords:  Safewards, Conflict and Containment, Restraint Reduction


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

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


    Originally Presented
    APNA 34th Annual Conference

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 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 ChromeMozilla FirefoxMicrosoft EdgeSafari, etc. If you continue to experience issues, you may need to update your browser.

  • APNA Transitions in Practice Certificate Program - 2021

    Product not yet rated Contains 65 Component(s), Includes Credits

    The APNA Transitions in Practice (ATP) Certificate Program has been developed to provide and improve the foundational knowledge of RNs and is presented by recognized expert leaders in the PMH nursing field. The program focuses on best practices and evidence-based nursing knowledge that will optimize success in nursing practice and improve healthcare outcomes for persons with mental health disorders.

    APNA Transitions in Practice Certificate Program

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    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.* 

    The APNA Transitions in Practice (ATP) Certificate Program has been developed to provide and improve the foundational knowledge of RNs and is presented by recognized expert leaders in the Psychiatric-Mental Health (PMH) nursing field. The program focuses on best practices and evidence-based nursing knowledge that will optimize success in nursing practice and improve healthcare outcomes for persons with mental health disorders.

    This course is self-paced with supplemental activities (content handouts, glossary of terms, references, and case examples) as learners progress through the program.

    Registrants have 90 days from date of registration to complete the content and earn nursing continuing professional development contact hours.


    Target Audience:
      RN

    Disclosures:  
    The presenters and the activity planners have no conflicts of interest or commercial support to disclose, except as noted below:
    Mary D Moller, PhD(h), DNP, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC, CPRP, FAAN is on the speakers' bureau for Alkermes Pharmaceuticals and Otsuka Pharmaceuticals.
    Off-label use of medications will be discussed during Modules 1.1, 1.2, and 2.2.


    Program Outcomes:

    Upon completion of this program, the participant will be able to:

    1. Describe at least one foundational evidence-based strategy for providing safe and effective nursing care that will improve person-centered planning for persons with psychiatric mental health disorders.
    2. Identify at least one best practice approach to optimize your success in psychiatric mental health nursing.

    Pricing:
    APNA Member: $200.00 
    Non Member: $250.00 

    For organizations interested in purchasing the program in bulk, please email atp@apna.org


    Program Format

    Program Foreword
    • The Importance of Therapeutic Engagement

    Module 1: Psychiatric-Mental Health Disorders and Psychopharmacology
    • Anxiety, Depressive, and Bipolar Disorders
    • Psychotic Disorders
    • Medication Management in Psychiatric Settings

    Module 2: Risk Assessments, Addictions and Co-morbid Disorders
    • Mental Status Exam and Risk Assessments
    • Substance Use Disorders
    • Medical Co-morbidities in Patients with Mental Illness

    Module 3: Recovery
    • Integrating Recovery Oriented Interventions in Practice
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Trauma and Recovery in Psychiatric Nursing
    • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Trauma Informed Care

    Module 4: Therapeutic Environment
    • Walking the Boundaries Tightrope: Professional Boundaries and Social Media
    • Therapeutic Engagement in De-Escalation
    • Key Elements of a Safe Environment


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:

    16.0 contact hours. Participants will earn 16.0 nursing continuing professional development contact hours after successful completion of the program. *To earn contact hours, participants must: Complete the pre-course self assessment, view the program in its entirety (foreword, modules 1-4), earn a passing score of at least 80% on the post-test for each module during the allotted access period, and complete the end-of-module evaluations. Participants will have 3 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test. Once the post-course self assessment and evaluation have been completed, the certificate will be generated online, available for print immediately. Partial credit will not be awarded. Credit cannot be earned unless all steps are completed.

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

    Release Date:  January 11, 2021
    The contact hours for this program expire:  November 30, 2023


    Cancellation Policy:

    We do not issue refunds for eLearning purchases once the order is accomplished and the corresponding course information is accessed. However, we understand that exceptional circumstances can take place with regard to the character of the product we supply. Therefore, we do honor requests for a refund in situations outlined here

    APNA offers ATP participants the ability to retake the program at a specially discounted rate if it is not completed within the prescribed timeframe of 90 days. The cost of the retake program is $125.00. To qualify for this discount, application and payment must be made to APNA within six months of expiration of the initial registration. The retake may require the applicant to restart the program and previous work may not count toward completion. Only one retake will be allowed. To request this discounted pricing option for your retake, please email atp@apna.org


    Citation:

    To reference material from the APNA Transitions in Practice Certificate Program, please use the following citation, filling in the appropriate information indicated:

    American Psychiatric Nurses Association (2020). APNA Transitions in Practice Certificate Program [Module Number: Presentation Title]. Retrieved from https://e-learning.apna.org/products/apna-transitions-in-practice-certificate-program-2021


    © Copyright APNA 2020. Reproducing and distributing this material without the written permission of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is prohibited. 

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    Diane Allen, DNP, PMHRN-BC, NEA-BC, FACHE (ret) - Key Elements of a Safe Environment
    Joanne Bartlett, PMHNP-BC - Therapeutic Engagement in De-Escalation
    Julie Carbray, PhD, FPMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, APRN - Anxiety, Depressive, and Bipolar Disorders
    Dawn Cogliser, MSN, FNP-BC, RN-BC - Cultural Awareness
    Nancy Dillon, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC - Walking the Boundaries Tightrope: Professional Boundaries and Social Media
    Diane Esposito, PhD, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC - Trauma and Recovery in Psychiatric Nursing
    Carole Farley-Toombs, RN, MS, NEA-BC - The Importance of Therapeutic Engagement
    Kathy Lehmann, EdD(c), RN-BC, PMHN - Cultural Awareness
    Barbara Limandri, PhD, PMHNP-BC - Medication Management in Psychiatric Settings
    Jeannine Loucks, MSN, RN-BC, PMH - Therapeutic Engagement in De-Escalation
    Pamela E. Marcus, RN, APRN, PMH-BC - Mental Status Exam and Risk Assessments
    Marla McCall, RN, PhD, PMHNP - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Trauma Informed Care
    Kris A. McLoughlin, DNP, APRN, FAAN - Integrating Recovery Oriented Interventions in Practice
    Mary Moller, PhD(h), DNP, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC, CPRP, FAAN - Psychotic Disorders
    Cheryl Puntil, CNS, MN, APRN, PMHCNS, BC - Mental Status Exam and Risk Assessments
    Amanda Schuh, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC - Medical Co-morbidities in Patients with Mental Illness
    Linda Stanley, PMHNP - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Trauma Informed Care
    Michelle Tsai, DNP, PMHNP-BC - Substance Use Disorders

  • 4026-20: Darkness into Light: Truth on Perseverance

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

    Presenter: Cedric Thurman, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC 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.* 

    4026-20:  Darkness into Light: Truth on Perseverance

    This research documentary captures the unifying theme of resilience among different demographics, cultures and disciplines composing healthcare. In retelling their journeys, the clinicians in this documentary unites us through untold stories of resilience unspoken of in everyday life. This documentary will inspire patients, family members, students and professionals across disciplines.


    Presenter:
      Cedric Thurman, MSN, RN, 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:
      46 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Describe behaviors associated with resilience, and recognize the value of sharing personal stories in addressing shame and burnout.

    Keywords:  Perseverance, Resilience, Burnout, Shame, Compassion, Fatigue


    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 with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 34th Annual Conference

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 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 ChromeMozilla FirefoxMicrosoft EdgeSafari, etc. If you continue to experience issues, you may need to update your browser.

  • 1042-20: Nursing: Caring Science Meets Psychedelic Assisted Psychotherapy for Depression and PTSD

    Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Presenters: Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, PMHNP; Bruce Poulter, RN, MPH 1.75 pharmacology 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.*

    1042-20:  Nursing: Caring Science Meets Psychedelic Assisted Psychotherapy for Depression and PTSD 

    Research into psychedelic assisted psychotherapy, using MDMA (PTSD) or psilocybin(depression), was recently given breakthrough drug therapy status by the FDA. This preconference session, led by two study therapist nurses, will equip psychiatric nurses to understand the risks and benefits of this groundbreaking treatment and the implications for future.


    Presenters:
      Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, PMHNP; Bruce Poulter, RN, MPH

    Disclosures:  The presenters have indicated a significant financial interest or other affiliation with Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelics Studies.  Off-label use of medications will be discussed during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.


    Session Length:
      1 hour 48 minutes

    Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

    • Explain current psychedelic assisted psychotherapy research, and discuss the pharmacologic and psychological mechanisms of action of these drugs.

    Keywords:  Psilocybin, MDMA, Psychedelic Assisted Therapy


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
    1.75 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 with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


    Originally Presented
    APNA 34th Annual Conference

    The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2022

    *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 ChromeMozilla FirefoxMicrosoft EdgeSafari, etc. If you continue to experience issues, you may need to update your browser.