1047-16: Toolkit for New Leaders in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing

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1047-16:  Toolkit for New Leaders in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing

This presentation is designed to provide new and emerging leaders with a set of competencies that will allow them to effectively transition into their leadership role.  Through didactic discussion, participants will understand the basics of finance, employee engagement, customer service, quality and patient safety, and conflict management.

Presenters: Avni Cirpili, RN, DNP, NEA-BC; Kathy S. Lee, MS, PMHCNS-BC, APN

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 27 minutes

Target Audience: RN, APRN

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

  1. Describe the importance of understanding self in order to better lead others.
  2. Describe the skills that a leader needs to effectively lead others.
  3. Describe what a leader needs to know about the organizational system in order to increase their effectiveness.

Keywords: Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, Change 

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

Originally Presented
APNA 30th Annual Conference
Hartford, Connecticut
Wednesday, October 19
3:30pm - 5:30pm 

Release Date: July 24, 2017
The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019

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