1037-20: An Overview of Safewards: an Exciting New Evidence-Based Psychiatric Nursing Model Designed to Reduce Conflict and Containment in Acute Care Settings

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1037-20:  An Overview of Safewards: an Exciting New Evidence-Based Psychiatric Nursing Model Designed to Reduce Conflict and Containment in Acute Care Settings

Safewards, a new psychiatric nursing model, is a comprehensive conflict and containment reduction approach for inpatient psychiatric settings. It has proved to be highly effective in numerous international implementation and efficacy studies. Our objective is to educate and inspire other nurses to consider utilizing this model in their organizations.


Presenters:
  Suzie Marriott, MS, BSN, RN-BC; Jessica Marangio, MSN, RN-BC

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length:
  1 hour 38 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  • Examine the evidence base behind the Safewards Model, comparing the ten Safewards interventions to their own service.    

Keywords:  Safewards, Conflict and Containment, Restraint Reduction


Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
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 nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 34th Annual Conference

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2023

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