2033-17: Modeling Intradisciplinary Team-Based Integrated Behavioral Health Care in Advance Practice Nursing Education

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2033-17:  Modeling Intradisciplinary Team-Based Integrated Behavioral Health Care in Advance Practice Nursing Education

Innovative behavioral health courses for FNP, PNP, and PMHNP students were developed to prepare these providers to address the challenges of mental illness across their practice setting. Emphasis is placed on collaboration between primary care and psychiatric mental health NP students to provide appropriate treatment for mental health.

Presenters:  Laura K. Melaro, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC; Allyson Matney Neal, DNP, PMHNP-BC, Psychiatric CNS-BC, CPNP

Disclosures:  Laura K. Melaro, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC serves as consultant to the following companies: Otsuka America Pharmaceutical and Lundbeck Pharmaceutical.  Allyson Matney Neal, DNP, PMHNP-BC, Psychiatric CNS-BC, CPNP and the planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:  39 minutes

Target Audience:  APRN

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

  1. Discuss imperative to prepare FNP, PNP, PMHNP students to deliver evidence-based mental health care according to their practice setting.
  2. Describe course content necessary to prepare FNP, PNP, PMHNP students to deliver patient centered care for mental health. 
  3. Describe innovative approaches to teach screening, management, referral, and coordination of care among varied practice disciplines.

Keywords:  Education, Intradisciplinary Care, Practice

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
12:15pm - 1:00pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

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