3017-17: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Forensic

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3017-17: A Greater Good:  Collaboration Between Law Enforcement and Acute Care Hospital Systems; The Prison Project: Attitudes Toward Prisoners in a Nursing Student Population

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

A Greater Good:  Collaboration Between Law Enforcement and Acute Care Hospital Systems
This session explores how Law Enforcement  and Community Mental Health include the Acute Care Hospital System resulting in improved communication and partnership with all three systems. Additionally it provides a literature review, analysis of research findings from pre/post survey tools and educator tips for prison clinical sites.
Presenters:  Inga M. Giske, MSN, RN-BC, NE-BC

The Prison Project: Attitudes Toward Prisoners in a Nursing Student Population
Following a request from a maximum security prison for help at their annual resource fair, nursing faculty were curious about student perceptions and attitudes toward the prison and inmates. This session provides a literature review, analysis of research findings from pre/post survey tools and educator tips for prison clinical sites.
Presenters:  Tara Haskins DNP, 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:  31 minutes

Target Audience:  RN


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

  1. Identify gaps within the working relationship between acute care hospitals and law enforcement.
  2. Describe collaborative solutions to decrease identified gaps. 
  3. Identify assessment tools which can be used across systems.

Keywords:  Forensics, Prison, Students, Curriculum, Law Enforcement, Education, Integrated Care

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 31st Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Friday, October 20, 2017
12:00pm - 12:45pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

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