2021-20: Survivors of Torture: Providing Psychiatric Services to Asylees and Refugees

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2021-20:  Survivors of Torture: Providing Psychiatric Services to Asylees and Refugees

Through a series of vignettes, this presentation will illustrate how uniquely suited the psychiatric nurse practitioner can be in providing culturally sensitive, trauma informed care to the asylee/refugee population experiencing complex PTSD.


Presenters:
  Molly Willis, MSN, RN; Connie Quach, RN

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:
  45 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  • Discuss treatment options for survivors of torture who have a diagnosis of post traumatic stress disorder.

Keywords:  Trauma, Advanced Practice, Community Psychiatry


Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
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 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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