3012-19 & 3015-19: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Inpatient and Alternative Treatments

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3012-19: Psychotherapeutic Modalities for RNs: Application of Behavioral Activation and Motivation on an Inpatient Psychiatric Unit  |  3015-19: Trauma-Sensitive Yoga for Women Veterans with PTSD who Experienced Military Sexual Trauma: Theoretical Psycho-physiologic Mechanisms and Demonstrated Effectiveness for PTSD Symptoms

Mini concurrent sessions are presented live as two 20-minute presentations plus Q&A. Below they are offered as individual audio recordings.

3012-19: Psychotherapeutic Modalities for RNs: Application of Behavioral Activation and Motivation on an Inpatient Psychiatric Unit
The increased complexity of patient presentations admitted to inpatient psychiatric units requires RNs to be armed with knowledge, skills and abilities of psychotherapeutic interventions. Given the variability of content nursing students receive in academic programs, and training offered by health care organizations, staff RNs are challenged with developing and staying
Presenters:  Dawn Vanderhoef, PhD, DNP, RN, PMHNP/CNS-BC; Rita Haverkamp, MSN, PMH CNS; Gregory Jones, RN

3015-19: Trauma-Sensitive Yoga for Women Veterans with PTSD who Experienced Military Sexual Trauma: Theoretical Psycho-physiologic Mechanisms and Demonstrated Effectiveness for PTSD Symptoms
This research presentation includes a discussion of theoretical psychophysiologic mechanisms of action of yoga for PTSD and the results of a randomized controlled trial of trauma-sensitive yoga for PTSD in women Veterans who experienced military sexual trauma.
Presenter:  Ursula Kelly, PhD, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FAANP

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:  39 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  1. Apply Behavioral Activation and Motivational Interviewing to different patient scenarios.
  2. Discuss the effectiveness of yoga as an evidence-based psychotherapy for persons experiencing PTSD.

Keywords:  Motivational Interviewing, Behavioral Activation, Inpatient, Military, Outpatient, Yoga, Trauma

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 with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 33rd Annual Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2022

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