2001-17: President's Address: Whole Health Begins with Mental Health

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2001-17:  President's Address: Whole Health Begins with Mental Health

This presentation will discuss the concept of Whole Health and the idea of transforming the meaning of health to one that recognizes mental health as foundational for all health. It will identify ways psychiatric-mental health nurses can take the lead in integrating this paradigm shift with individuals and on a systems level.


Presenter:
  Kris A. McLoughlin DNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN

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:
  47 minutes

Target Audience:  RN


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

  1. Understand that mental health is the foundation for whole health.
  2. Recognize that nurses are well-positioned to facilitate a paradigm shift toward Whole Health Begins with Mental Health.
  3. Identify ways psychiatric-mental health nurses can take the lead in integrating this paradigm shift both with their work with individuals and on a systems level. 

Keywords:  Leadership, Mental Health


Continuing Nursing Education:
0.75 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
11:15am - 12:00pm

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

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