2054-18 & 3013-18: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Education

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2054-18: Exploring the Thinking, Reasoning and Clinical Approach of Expert, Advanced Practice Child Psychiatric Nurses | 3013-18: Simulation Training to Improve Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Resident Adherence to Veteran Affairs/Department of Defense Clinical Practice Guidelines for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

This mini concurrent session includes two presentations (described below) plus Q&A

2054-18: Exploring the Thinking, Reasoning and Clinical Approach of Expert, Advanced Practice Child Psychiatric Nurses
Techniques used in working with an adult population in mental health are not always appropriate in a pediatric population. Learn how advance practice psychiatric nurses working with children shape their interventions to meet the needs of their patients.
Presenters:  Kathleen R. Delaney, PhD, PMH-NP, RN; Diana McIntosh, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC

3013-18: Simulation Training to Improve Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Resident Adherence to Veteran Affairs/Department of Defense Clinical Practice Guidelines for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
This presentation introduces simulation-based training as strategy to improve mental health nurse practitioner adherence to clinical practice guidelines. Simulation training decreases known barriers to clinician guideline adherence: lack of provider awareness, provider time constraints, provider skepticism about the evidence used to support guidelines, and organizational systems change resistance.
Presenter:  Charleen Angell, DNP, APRN, PMHCNS-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:
  1 Hour 4 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  1. Explain how expert child advanced practice psychiatric nurses inform on workforce development of the specialty via their approach to practice and how they shape effective interventions with children and families.
  2. Illustrate how simulation-based training is utilized to decrease common clinician barriers to clinical practice guideline adherence.

Keywords:  Expert Nursing, Child Nurses, Workforce, Practice Guidelines, Simulation Education, Debriefing


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 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 | 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Friday, October 26 | 12:00pm - 12:45pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

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