1013-18: Psychiatric Nursing Advocacy: Where Have we Gone Wrong? What Works? What Can I Do?

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1013-18:  Psychiatric Nursing Advocacy: Where Have we Gone Wrong? What Works? What Can I Do?

This presentation will identify barriers to real and sustained treatment of the most seriously ill. Presenters will identify evidence-based treatment interventions that are working to keep these patients and families and engaged and will supply the necessary tools to enhance the nurse's own grassroots advocacy efforts.

  Ann Roselle, MSN, ACNP-BC; Amanda Woodward, RN-C; DJ Jaffe, MBA; Timothy Murphy, PhD

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 and 38 minutes 

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  • Describe three avenues of advocacy that can be used to address barriers to treatment.

Keywords:  Advocacy, SMI, HIPAA

Continuing Nursing Education:
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 continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 32nd Annual Conference
Columbus, Ohio
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
8:00am - 10:00am

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

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