3001-18 Keynote Presentation: Hard Lessons: A Father, a Son, and a Serious Mental Illness

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3001-18:  Keynote Presentation: Hard Lessons: A Father, a Son, and a Serious Mental Illness

Living with an adult son with a mental illness can be challenging.  Mr. Early discusses the challenges and solutions that he and his son faced. He highlights the barriers in both the criminal justice and healthcare that impede recovery. Mr. Early spent time in a jail in Florida and discusses the changes that occurred as a result of his reporting. 

  Pete Earley, BS

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:
  48 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  • Identify the causes of inappropriate incarceration of individuals with serious mental illness and the important role that nurses can play in helping individuals with serious mental illness recovery.

Keywords:  Mental Illness, Incarceration, Nursing Role

Continuing Nursing Education:
1.0 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
Friday, October 26, 2018
9:00am - 10:00pm

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

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