2043-17: Whole Health Begins with Mental Health Education for Primary Care Providers

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2043-17: Whole Health Begins with Mental Health Education for Primary Care Providers

This presentation will present curriculum design for education of graduate non PMH students in mental health concepts.  This training includes evidence based approaches to screening, such as use of PHQ-9,and SBIRT, to support graduate primary care students in meeting the needs of their patients, and practice in integrated medical homes.

  Diane H Esposito PhD, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC

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

Session Length:
  29 minutes

Target Audience:  APRN

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

  1. Design a curriculum for non Psychiatric Mental Health primary care providers to prepare them for practice in today's integrated behavioral medical homes, and to screen for mental health disorders.
  2. Differentiate between the role of the Psychiatric Mental Health versus non Psychiatric Mental Health primary care provider in meeting patient's mental health needs.
  3. Identify three screening tools to identify commonly occurring mental health problems, to support clinical decision making in referral to behavioral health specialists.

Keywords:  Education, Screening Tools

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 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
3:00pm - 3:45pm

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

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