2031-16: Psychopathophagia: A Hard Syndrome to Swallow (Deliberate Foreign Body Ingestion)

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Recorded On: 10/20/2016

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2031-16: "Psychopathophagia": A Hard Syndrome to Swallow (Deliberate Foreign Body Ingestion)

“Psychopathophagia: A Hard Syndrome to Swallow” will provide an overview of this intriguing and complex disorder involving deliberate foreign body ingestion. The unique nursing care challenges, as well as strategies for implementing an effective care management plan at the multidisciplinary team level for this special patient population will be discussed.

Presenter: Lisa Renee Kongable, MA, PMH-CNS, ARNP, CNE

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: 35 minutes

Target Audience: RN

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Explain the clinical presentation of psychiatric patients who exhibit deliberate foreign body ingestion, more commonly called, swallowing disorder.
  2. Discuss challenges of caring for patients who engage in deliberate foreign body ingestion.
  3. Evaluate interventions for effective care management on the nursing and multidisciplinary team level for patients presenting with deliberate foreign body ingestion. 

Keywords: Deliberate Foreign Body Ingestion, Psychopathophagia, Swallowing Disorder 

Continuing Nursing Education
0.5 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 30th Annual Conference
Hartford, Connecticut
Thursday, October 20
12:15pm - 1:00pm 

Release Date: March 16, 2017
The contact hours for this session expire: November 30, 2019



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