2062-17: Institute for Safe Environments Interactive Discussion Panel

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2062-17:  Institute for Safe Environments Interactive Discussion Panel

ISE leaders will describe current work to improve safety through collaborations, innovations and exploration of best practices. Participants will be encouraged to engage in discussions about safety and violence prevention and to contribute their ideas about educational and practice models that promote caring within the least restrictive setting possible.

Presenters:  Diane E. Allen, RN-BC, NEA-BC; Richard E. Ray, MS, PMH-BC; Jeannine Loucks, MN, RN-BC, PMH

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 20 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  1. Recognize content of safety-related toolkits developed to inform members about evidence-based safety practices.
  2. Describe how strategies to improve collaboration between psychiatric nurses and law enforcement personnel have increased safety in inpatient settings and communities at large across the country. 
  3. Recognize how nurse-patient engagement can increase safety and decrease conflict and containment.

Keywords:  Safety, Engagement, Assessment, Violence, Collaboration, Police

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:  January 1, 2021

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