1012-16: Implementation and Evaluation of a Clinical Hybrid Program in a Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Undergraduate Course

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Recorded On: 10/19/2016

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1012-16: Implementation and Evaluation of a Clinical Hybrid Program in a Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Undergraduate Course

The implementation and evaluation of an innovative mental health clinical hybrid program in a baccalaureate nursing program will be presented. Highlights include core clinical concepts, outline of each clinical simulation day and learning outcomes. In addition, a variety of self-reflective exercises, interactive learning activities and resources are discussed and facilitated.

Presenter: Nancy Meierdierks Bowllan, EdD, CNS, RN

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

Session Length: 1 hour 6 minutes

Target Audience: RN, APRN

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1.  Identify a minimum of five core mental health concepts and competencies that can be integrated into a comprehensive mental health clinical lab with simulation experience for undergraduate nursing students and/or new psychiatric nurses.
2.  Examine methodologies to collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative data to evaluate a mental health clinical hybrid program that incorporates inpatient clinical, lab and simulation on academic learning outcomes and students’ perception of learning experience.
3.  Identify and outline a minimum of two clinical lab opportunities with simulation that could be incorporated into current psychiatric mental health nursing curriculum or practice orientation and discuss strengths and potential challenges to these initiatives.

Keywords: Clinical Simulation, Undergraduate Education, Psychiatric Nursing, Curriculum

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

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

Originally Presented
APNA 30th Annual Conference
Hartford, Connecticut
Wednesday, October 19
7:15am - 9:15am

Release Date: February 21, 2017
The contact hours for this session expire: November 30, 2019




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