2054-16: Addictions Council Interactive Panel

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2054-16:  Addictions Council Interactive Panel

The Addictions Council Interactive Panel is a forum where psychiatric nurses can discuss addictions-related issues with the goal of increasing their knowledge to enhance understanding and enhance practice in this area.  The Panel exists to foster discussion and empower attendees to provide leadership in addressing substance use and addictive disorders.

Presenters: Matthew Tierney, MS, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC; Carol Essenmacher, DNP, C-TTS

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:
  1 hour 3 minutes

Target Audience: RN, APRN

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Recognize and describe ways to integrate or improve care for substance use and addictive disorders in the mental health care settings where you work.
  2. Articulate areas of need in your community and work settings where the screening, referral, and/or treatment of addiction and substance use disorders could be enhanced.
  3. Identify at least one evidence-based treatment of substance use and addictive disorders that you did not previously know.

Keywords: Practice, Addictions, Substance Use

Continuing Nursing Education
1.0 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 30th Annual Conference
Hartford, Connecticut
Thursday, October 20
4:00pm - 5:30pm 

Release Date: July 24, 2017
The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019


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