2042-19: Making Mental Health Orientation Matter: Why It Is Critical

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2042-19:  Making Mental Health Orientation Matter: Why It Is Critical 

If your organization is looking for a new and innovative method of orientating and onboarding new mental health employees, find out how an academic medical center has implemented a collaborative and interactive orientation program that is improving overall patient care and mental health culture.


Presenter:
  Tanner Stevens Funk, MSN, RN

Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length:
  45 minutes

Target Audience:  RN


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

  • Describe the development and implementation of a mental health orientation program that will help improve overall patient care and mental health culture.

Keywords:  Training, Orientation, Mental Health


Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
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 nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 33rd Annual Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2022

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