2033-18: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses: Excellent Care Solutions for our Student Athletes

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2033-18: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses: Excellent Care Solutions for our Student Athletes

The NCAA Sport Science Institute Task Force on Best Practices for Mental Health has included PMH Nurses in the discussion. The Integrated Model placing PMH APRNs in the Student Health Centers along with the FNP is an ideal approach to meet the mental health needs of our student athletes.

  Diane H. Esposito, PhD, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC; Shirlee P. Davidson, MSN, PMHCNS

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:  RN, APRN

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

  • Describe mental health needs of athletes. 

Keywords:  Athlete, Mental Health, Collegiate, Student Health

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
12:15pm - 1:00pm

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

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