2044-18: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Child & Adolescent Education

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2044-18: Addressing Disturbing Trends in Pediatric Suicide: Collaborative EBP Project Utilizing a Suicide Risk Assessment in the Emergency Department | Development of Opioid Education Training for Pediatric Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses

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

Addressing Disturbing Trends in Pediatric Suicide: Collaborative EBP Project Utilizing a Suicide Risk Assessment in the Emergency Department
This presentation offers an opportunity to discuss an alarming concern in our nation, child and adolescent suicide. The participants will leave with information on how to educate, and implement the use of an evidenced-based suicide screening tool for all patients ages 10 and over in Emergency Departments.   
Presenter:  Melody Hackfeld, BSN, RNC

Development of Opioid Education Training for Pediatric Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses
This presentation illustrates the core concepts within Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. Using Orlando’s Dynamic Nurse-Patient Relationship as a framework allowed for educational strategies centering on interventions nurses can utilize to treat adolescent and families who abuse substances. The two theoretical frameworks combined guides the practice of solution-focused, interpersonal nursing interventions.   
Presenters:  Valerie Seney, MA, MSN, LMHC, RN-PMH-BC; Jacqueline Insana, MSN, RN-PMH-BC; Allison Alberto, MSN, 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:  32 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

1. Identify the benefits of utilizing an evidenced-based suicide screening tool in the Emergency Room setting.
2. Identify at least three core concepts of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy.

Keywords:  Suicide, Pediatric Suicide, ASQ, Opioid Education, Nursing Education, Adolescents

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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