2409-21: Revisioning Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum with an Eye on Inclusion

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2409-21:  Revisioning Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum with an Eye on Inclusion

This interactive presentation introduces the audience to a redesigned undergraduate (UG) nursing curriculum, intentionally inclusive of individuals of across the lifespan diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Examples provided will illustrate opportunities within existing UG nursing curricula to include the health care needs of this critically important population.

  Holly E. Brown, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCS; Elizabeth A. Kiss, DNP, RN, FNP-BC

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  42 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  • Identify strategies for intentional development, integration and evaluation of intellectual and developmental disabilities content into existing undergraduate nursing curriculum.

Keywords:  Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disability, Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum

Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.5 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 nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 35th Annual Conference

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2024

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