1021-19: Integrating Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) into Medication Management Visits: Advanced Practice PMH Nurses Leveraging their Psychotherapy Skills as well as their Knowledge of Pharmacology in 20-30 Minute Visits to Optimize Outcomes

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1021-19: Integrating Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) into Medication Management Visits: Advanced Practice PMH Nurses Leveraging their Psychotherapy Skills as well as their Knowledge of Pharmacology in 20-30 Minute Visits to Optimize Outcomes

This interactive presentation supports APRNs practicing in their full scope, by demonstrating how to integrate psychotherapeutic interventions with pharmacological treatment even in brief medication management visits. We will outline the evidence supporting CBT for brief visits and demonstrate real practice CBT interventions, strategies and resources applicable for current "med checks".


Presenters:
  Pamela Lusk, RN, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FAANP; Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, CPNP, FAAN, FAANP

Disclosures:  The presenter has indicated a significant financial interest or other affiliation with COPE2Thrive LLC. Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.


Session Length:
  1 hour 44 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  • Describe the value and practice of integrating brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) interventions into APRN medication management visits.

Keywords:  Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology, Cognitive Behavioral 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 33rd Annual Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2021

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