2023-17: Mental Health: Recognized by the Community and Academia as Critical for Whole Health

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2023-17: Mental Health:  Recognized by the Community and Academia as Critical for Whole Health

Advanced practice psychiatric mental health nurses are pivotal in guiding interprofessional education and practice to include mental health and wellness.  The planning and implementation of an education/practice interprofessional model at a school/community health center will be described. The successes and challenges will be analyzed.

  Diana M. McIntosh, PhD, PMHCNS-BNC

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:
  45 minutes

Target Audience:  APRN

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

  1. Understand the interprofessional competencies for education and practice.
  2. Analyze the successes and challenges of an interprofessional education and practice model at a school/community health center.
  3. Synthesize the role advanced practice psychiatric nursing students can play in infusing mental heath and wellness into interprofessional education and practice.

Keywords:  Interprofessional, Collaborative Practice, Core Competencies

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
Thursday, October 19, 2017
11:15am - 12:00pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  January 1, 2021

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