3023-18: On a Mission: Taking on Stigma about Mental Health and Illness

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3023-18:  On a Mission: Taking on Stigma about Mental Health and Illness

This presentation will describe processes used by baccalaureate educators to reduce stigma among students in the undergraduate mental health nursing course. Faculty based the pedagogical revisions on a literature review and student data. Many factors that contribute to stigma are amenable to change in undergraduate education.

  Pamela J. Worrell Carlisle, RN, MA, CHPN, PhD

Disclosures:  The presenter 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

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

  • Describe five pedagogical changes in a mental health nursing course that may reduce stigma in student nurses.

Keywords:  Stigma, Education, Lived Experience

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 with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 32nd Annual Conference
Columbus, Ohio
Friday, October 26, 2018
2:45pm - 3:30pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

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