2064-18: Screen Time: The Impact of Digital Technology on Youth and Strategies for Care

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2064-18: Screen Time: The Impact of Digital Technology on Youth and Strategies for Care

Presenters from the Child and Adolescent Steering Council will use a developmental framework to explore the impact of digital technology on children, adolescents, and young adults (18-24 years) and discuss evidence-based strategies for appropriate use of electronics at each developmental stage with a goal of optimizing physical and mental health.

  Kathleen C. Gaffney, APN, MSN, PMHCNS, CPNP, CPMHS; Joy A. Lauerer, DNP, PMHCNS-BC, RN; Erin E. Ellington, DNP, PMHNP; Kathleen Roblyer, DNP, DMIN, APRN, PMHNP-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 25 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  • Examine the data regarding the impact of technology on development.

Keywords:  Technology, Media Guidelines, Media Addiction, Effects of Media

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 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, 2018
5:00pm - 6:30pm

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

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