1035-17: Problem Solving Treatment: A Brief Evidenced-Based Therapy

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1035-17:  Problem Solving Treatment:  A Brief Evidenced-Based Therapy

As part of the APRN psychotherapy series this will be an in-depth presentation on problem solving treatment - a brief behavioral intervention for patients with depression, anxiety and other mental health disorders. Participants will learn the model, observe a role play and take part in a guided practice in PST.

  Rita Haverkamp, MSN, PMHCNS-BC

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:
  2 Hours 42 minutes

Target Audience:  APRN

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

  1. Describe the theoretical model for PST and practice explaining it to a patient.
  2. State the seven steps of PST and what questions will help elicit this information with the patient. 
  3. Be able to provide a PST session on a patient case or non-sensitive personal situation.

Keywords:  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Problem Solving, Brief Treatment

Continuing Nursing Education:
3.0 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 with distinction 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
2:00pm - 6:15pm

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

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