2001-18: President's Address

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2001-18: President's Address

Every day psychiatric-mental health nurses save lives and inspire us with their stories. As trusted members of professional, social, and family circles, we educate, manage crises, change policy, and intervene formally and informally. Our actions de-stigmatize mental illness and substance use disorders and make right the inequities in mental health care. In this presentation, hear some inspiring stories and focus your attention on where our change efforts will make the biggest difference.

  Linda S. Beeber, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN

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:
  54 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  • Learn three ways to personally counteract mental health inequities in care.

Keywords:  PMH Practice, Prevention, Stigma

Continuing Nursing Education:
1.0 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 32nd Annual Conference
Columbus, Ohio
Thursday, October 25, 2018
9:00am - 10:00am

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

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