2061-17: The Institute for Mental Health Advocacy Annual Meeting

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2061-17:  The Institute for Mental Health Advocacy Annual Meeting

This presentation will assist members in developing their advocacy voice.  Tools for working with legislators and the public will provide guidelines for PMH nursing advocacy.

Presenter:  Kathryn E. Brotzge, MSN, APRN-BC

Disclosures:  The presenter 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 18 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  1. Identify one type of advocacy.
  2. Verbalize the role of APNA in advocacy.
  3. Identify one advocacy issue.

Keywords:  Mental Health Advocacy, Policy, Legislation

Continuing Nursing Education: 
1.25 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
Thursday, October 19, 2017
5:00pm - 6:30pm


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

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