1014-17: Doing it With a Group: Keeping Group Therapy Pertinent to Today’s Psychiatric/Mental Health APRN Practice

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1014-17:  Doing it With a Group:  Keeping Group Therapy Pertinent to Today’s Psychiatric/Mental Health APRN Practice

Group psychotherapy is an established treatment modality that is underused in PMH-APRN practice. PMH-APRNs can serve more patients, enhance continuity of care, remain cost-effective and increase their marketability to employers by using their repertoire of skills to deliver care both as prescribers and as group psychotherapists.


Disclosures:  The presenter 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 34 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  1. Identify two significant theoretical models and different approaches to Group Psychotherapy (GP).
  2. Discuss how Group Psychotherapy (GP) is relevant to today's PMH-APRN.
  3. Describe how to negotiate to do group psychotherapy in your setting.

Keywords:  Group Psychotherapy, Cost-effective Therapies, PMH-APRN Therapies

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

Originally Presented
APNA 31st Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
8:00am - 10:00am

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

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