2042-18: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Inpatient Interventions

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2042-18: A Multi-Modal Approach to Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Patient Education in a Psychiatric Inpatient Setting | Use of Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills to Decrease Emotional Distress

This mini concurrent session includes two 20-minute presentations (described below) plus Q&A.

A Multi-Modal Approach to Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Patient Education in a Psychiatric Inpatient Setting
This presentation illustrates an integrated approach to Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skill building and reinforcement in a psychiatric inpatient setting.   
Presenters:  Lauren Spring, BSN, RN-BC; Anamaria L. Shamoun-Grabowski, BSN, RN-BC

Use of Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills to Decrease Emotional Distress
This presentation highlights the use of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills for agitation and anxiety with the ultimate goal of decreasing PRN medication use.   
Presenter:  Rachel Zoccole, BSN, RN

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:  30 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

1. Identify at least one component of a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) nurse-led patient education group.
2. Describe two different Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills that can be used to decrease agitation and anxiety.

Keywords:  DBT Skills, Patient Education, DBT Group, DBT, Coping Skills, TIPP Skills

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
3:00pm - 3:45pm

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

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