3012-16: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Prevention

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Recorded On: 10/21/2016

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3012-16: Suicide Awareness and Prevention for College Students: Incorporating Campus-Based and Social Media Interventions for a Multidimensional Approach; Building Resilience through Positive Practice

This mini concurrent session includes two 20-minute presentations (described below) plus Q&A.

Suicide Awareness and Prevention for College Students: Incorporating Campus-Based and Social Media Interventions for a Multidimensional Approach
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for individuals between the ages of 17 and 25. Those attending college have an increased risk. Campuses can help reduce risk by developing broad awareness campaigns that incorporate social media into campus based education and awareness.
Presenters: Jessica G. Wheeler, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC; Kerstin Holl Gillespie, BSN, RN

Building Resilience through Positive Practice
This presentation describes the identification of Veteran-specific competencies/domains in an innovative residency for psychiatric nurse practitioners sponsored by the VA Office of Academic Affiliations. The focus will be on the identification, adoption, and application of these Veteran-specific domains, including integration into the Residency competency (SAMSHA Integrated Care Competencies) evaluation tool.

Presenters: Genevieve E. Chandler, PhD, RN; Maud Low, RNC MSN CLNC

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: 38 minutes

Target Audience: RN, APRN

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

1. Review risk factors associated with suicide and self-harm behaviors in college students.
2. Demonstrate the benefit of multimodal approach to campus based suicide awareness and prevention efforts.
3. Build Positive Practices using the ABCS of resilience.
4. Illustrate how student learning becomes patient learning.

Keywords:  Suicide Awareness, Self Harm, Suicide Risk, College Students, Social Media, Resilience, Coping, Chandler Model

Continuing Nursing Education
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 continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

Originally Presented
APNA 30th Annual Conference
Hartford, Connecticut
Friday, October 21
12:00pm - 12:45pm

Release Date: December 8, 2016
The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019



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