2012-18: Mass Shootings and Mental Illness: Clarifying the Correlation

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2012-18: Mass Shootings and Mental Illness: Clarifying the Correlation

Overgeneralizations in the media about the correlation between mass shootings and mental illness perpetuates stigmatization of people with psychiatric disorders. This interactive presentation affords participants the opportunity to explore, discuss and receive clarification about the correlation between mass shootings and mental illness.


Presenters:
  Bridget Dee Clyburn, RN, MSN, PMHNP-BC; Katrika S. Lord, RN, MPA

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:
  48 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  • Describe the impact of media reports regarding the profile of mass shooters on stigmatization of mental illness. 

Keywords:  Stigma, Violence, Mass Shootings


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 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
10:15am - 11:00am

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

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