1014-17: Culture, Violence, & Psychopharmacology

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1014-17: Culture, Violence, & Psychopharmacology

This interactive discussion will describe, delineate, and discuss the connections between cultural influences, the occurrence of community violence, and the use of pharmacologic agents with individuals diagnosed with mental disorders.

Presenter: Barbara Jones Warren, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FNAP, FAAN

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 13 minutes

Target Audience: RN, APRN 


Session Objectives:

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

  1. Describe the model of toxic stress and its connection to violence and mental distress.
  2. Delineate cultural influences related to bio-behavioral health and societal effects on children and adolescents.
  3. Delineate cultural influences related to bio-behavioral health and societal effects on adults across the lifespan.

Keywords: Violence, Crisis Intervention, Practice


Continuing Nursing Education

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 as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented

APNA 15th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute
Hyatt Regency Baltimore on the Inner Harbor
Sunday, June 11, 2017
12:15pm - 1:45pm

The contact hours for this session expire: June 30, 2019

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