3023-16: Assessing Clinical Outcomes in a Community Based Outpatient Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

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Recorded On: 10/21/2016

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3023-16: Assessing Clinical Outcomes in a Community Based Outpatient Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Patient-specific outcome measurement is achievable in routine clinic pediatric mental health care. Identifying variables direct clinical resources and refine care planning. Routine pediatric mental health care delivered under usual and naturalistic conditions is effective for pediatric populations.

Presenter: Geraldine S. Pearson, PHD, PMH-CNS, FAAN

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: 44 minutes

Target Audience: APRN

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

  1. Identify the process of quantifying progress in treatment within an outpatient community child and adolescent clinic.
  2. Define and list the characteristics of responders and non-responders to outpatient treatment in a community clinic and the role of advanced practice nurses.
  3. Discuss future directions of outpatient psychiatric care with children and adolescents in a community clinic in outcome.

Keywords: Outcomes Based Care, Child and Adolescent, Community Mental Health

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.

Originally Presented
APNA 30th Annual Conference
Hartford, Connecticut
Friday, October 21
2:45pm - 3:30pm

Release Date: December 16, 2016
The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019



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