2027-19: Use of Measurement Based Care to Inform Clinical Decision Making during Psychiatric Client Encounters

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2027-19:  Use of Measurement Based Care to Inform Clinical Decision Making during Psychiatric Client Encounters 

This presentation promotes the use of measurement-based tools that are quick and easy to use in psychiatric client encounters. They can be used to improve client outcomes, include clients in their own care, reduce disability from psychiatric disorders, improve continuity of care and improve life expectancy of psychiatric clients.


Disclosures:  The presenter 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:
  41 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  • Discuss the importance of using measurement-based tools during psychiatric clinical encounters.

Keywords:  Measurement Based Care, Clinical Practice, Evidenced Based Care

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 with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 33rd Annual Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2022

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