3014-16: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Administration/Leadership
Recorded On: 10/21/2016
3014-16: Addressing Employee Engagement in Health Care: Strategies to Improve the Experience of Providing Care; Inspired to Get Certified: Validation of Expertise for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses
This mini concurrent session includes two 20-minute presentations (described below) plus Q&A.
Addressing Employee Engagement in Health Care: Strategies to Improve the Experience of Providing Care
This session explores leadership strategies to transform the experience of those who provide care in behavioral health settings. It describes the implementation and outcomes of quarterly staff survey Administration/Leadership with customized action plans.
Presenter: Kenneth E. Longbrake, RN, BSN
Inspired to Get Certified: Validation of Expertise for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses
A formalized plan to increase certification levels, congruent with the Structural Empowerment standards required for Magnet designation will be presented inclusive of metrics demonstrating program impact and doubling of certified nurse numbers.
Presenters: Kelly N. Bryant, MS, BSN, RN-BC, NEA-BC, CNE; Jeanette Rossetti, EdD, MS, RN; Patricia Jones-Bendel, MSN, RN
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: 40 minutes
Target Audience: RN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Explain the importance implementing measures to address staff concerns in a timely manner.
2. Define strategies presented that can be duplicated to improve employee engagement in behavioral health units.
3. Explain an organizational strategy and formalized plan to facilitate the achievement of increased specialty nursing certification in a behavioral health care setting.
4. Identify ways in which certification facilitates higher standards for nursing care excellence in practice and better patient outcomes.
Keywords: Staff communication, Employee engagement, Leadership, Administration/Leadership, Certification, Nurse empowerment, Specialty expertise, Magnet, Strategies
Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 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.
APNA 30th Annual Conference
Friday, October 21
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Release Date: December 8, 2016
The contact hours for this session expire: November 30, 2019