2065-17: Forensic Council Interactive Panel: Best Practices in Applying Trauma Informed Care

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2065-17:  Forensic Council Interactive Panel:  Best Practices in Applying Trauma Informed Care

This interactive session will begin with a panel who will discuss how trauma informed care has been applied to forensic education, hospital and jail settings. Best practice case studies will be presented, followed by audience members sharing best practices from their venues and localities and troubleshooting how to overcome barriers.

Presenters:  Nina Beaman, EdD, MSN, RN-BC, RNC-AWHC, CNE; Helen M. Birkbeck, MBA, BSN, MA; Evelyn Perkins, RN, MS, PMH-BC, NE-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 18 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  1. Explain the impact of the Adverse Childhood Experiences study data on your personal practice of nursing.
  2. Explain how you can use trauma informed care in educating students, nurses, allied health professionals, your community, inpatient facilities, and jails.
  3. Review best practices and propose barriers/solutions to applying trauma informed care.

Keywords:  Trauma Informed Care, Forensics, ACE, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Jail

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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