2026-18: Using Repeated Simulation to Enhance Interprofessional Education for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Students

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2026-18: Using Repeated Simulation to Enhance Interprofessional Education for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Students

Presenters will describe repeated, structured simulations using standardized patients to teach PMHNP, FNP and PharmD students how to learn with, from, and about each other’s clinical practice and interprofessional team-based care. Student evaluations suggest that students have a broader understanding of interprofessional clinical work and more collaborative skills.


Presenters:
  Barbara L. Peterson, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, RN; Merrie J. Kaas, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN; Elena Geiger-Simpson, DNP, PMHNP-BC, APRN

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:  APRN


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

  • Describe IPE simulations developed for PMHNP, FNP and PharmD students and the impact of these simulations on student learning.

Keywords:  IPE, Repeated Stimulation, PMH DNP Education

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
11:15am - 12:00pm

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

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