2043-18: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Undergraduate Education

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2043-18:  Designing a Mental Health Promotion Project Clinical Experience for Undergraduate Students | MPWER: Service-Learning Partnerships as Agents of Change

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

Designing a Mental Health Promotion Project Clinical Experience for Undergraduate Students
The presenter will explain the Mental Health Promotion Project (MHPP) then guide participants through the design process. The MHPP is a clinical requirement promoting risk reduction and mental health promotion in the community in both classroom and large public event venues.   
Presenter:  Pamela J. Worrell Carlisle, RN, MA, PhD

MPWER: Service-Learning Partnerships as Agents of Change
This presentation presents an innovative service-learning initiative integrated into a baccalaureate mental health clinical course. Student groups partnered with consumers in clinical agencies to facilitate evidence-based wellness projects. Guidelines for facilitation of the project from assessment to evaluation will be presented. Consumer, student and agency benefits are discussed.   
Presenter:  Paula A. Harrison, MSN, 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:  39 minutes

Target Audience:  RN


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

1. Design a Mental Health Promotion Project individually or with a small group, utilizing the tools provided.
2. Describe three benefits of integrating service-learning strategies. 

Keywords:  Nursing Education, Mental Health, Risk Reduction, Community, Service-Learning, Empowerment, Nursing Education

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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