2035-18: ACT Implementation on a Mood Disorder Unit: A Quality Improvement Project

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2035-18: 2034-18: ACT Implementation on a Mood Disorder Unit: A Quality Improvement Project

This presentation will define and explain the ACT framework, and importance of psychological flexibility. We will detail how ACT focused groups were systematically introduced into patients schedules on an acute psychiatric unit and the process of staff education. The conclusion being successful improvement in the structure of group sessions.

  Christine M. Feinstein, BSN, RN-BC; Clifton Moore, PhD; Carrie Pike, BSN, RN, BC

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:
  33 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  • Effectively utilize ACT in an acute psychiatric setting.

Keywords:  ACT Implementation, Mindfulness, Values

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 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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