2045-17: It Begins and ENDS with Nursing – Improving Nursing Knowledge of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) to Enhance Patient Health Outcomes

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2045-17:  It Begins and ENDS with Nursing – Improving Nursing Knowledge of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) to Enhance Patient Health Outcomes

This session provides practical, evidence-based knowledge regarding Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS). Information presented will assist nurses in recognizing ENDS products, health risks and provide a summary of major stakeholders’ policy statements. Information will assist participants in developing their own patient education/interventions for use in practice.


Presenters:
  Marchell Rene Spielmann MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC; Leigh G. Powers, DNP, MSN, MS, BS, ARNP, PMHNP-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:
  45 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  1. Describe ENDS and demonstrate relevance to mental health populations.
  2. Identify and analyze current stakeholder positions on ENDS use, appraising the current evidence for translation to practice.
  3. Adapt presented ENDS material for personal use to create educational programs or interventions to improve health outcomes for their own mental health patients.

Keywords:  ENDS, Evidence Based Treatment, Addictions, Nicotine


Continuing Nursing Education:
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 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
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
11:15am - 12:00pm

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

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