2055-16: Child and Adolescent Council Interactive Panel

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2055-16:  Child and Adolescent Council Interactive Panel

This session provides an overview of trauma and the neuroscience of trauma in children and teens.  It explores how trauma affects nurses' self-care, inpatient care, special populations, and evidence-based practice (EBP).

Presenters: Diane M. Wieland, PhD, MSN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC, CNE

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, APRN


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

  1. Describe the neurobiology of trauma in children and teens.
  2. Summarize the results of the Child-Adolescent Survey to address secondary traumatic stress (compassion fatigue) in nurses.
  3. Describe the impact of trauma related to the Council work groups: inpatient care, self-care, special populations, and evidence-based practice.

Keywords: Child and Adolescent, Trauma, Brain and Trauma, Dysregulation, Brain Development


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 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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