3023-19: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Child & Adolescent

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3023-19:  Access to Interprofessional Mental Health Education (AIME) for Youth: Creation of Interprofessional Workshops to Enhance Graduate Students' Knowledge on Management of Mental Health Diagnoses in Children & Adolescents  |  Moving Beyond Provider Education to Implementation: An Innovative Field-Tested Model for Adolescent SBIRT

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

Access to Interprofessional Mental Health Education (AIME) for Youth: Creation of Interprofessional Workshops to Enhance Graduate Students' Knowledge on Management of Mental Health Diagnoses in Children & Adolescents
This presentation provides a template for establishing workshops to enhance future health care providers' knowledge and confidence of working in interprofessional teams to coordinate the management of children and adolescents experiencing psychiatric diagnoses. The participant will leave with access to video links of the simulations to incorporate in their courses.
Presenters:  Kirstyn Kameg, DNP, PMHNP-BC; Luann Richardson, PhD, DNP, PMHNP, FNP; Janene Luther Szpak, DNP, PMHNP-BC; Brayden Kameg, DNP

Moving Beyond Provider Education to Implementation: An Innovative Field-Tested Model for Adolescent SBIRT
Building upon the research on SBIRT adaptation for adolescents, the Facilitating Change for Excellence in SBIRT initiative developed an innovative and evidence-based guide for adolescent SBIRT implementation. This presentation will highlight strategies and skill sets for implementation, and results from the pilot that indicate nurses are critical care conduits of change.
Presenters:  Aaron M. Williams, MA; Pam Pietruszewski, MA

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:  29 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  1. Describe the importance of enhancing interprofessional training as a means for improving knowledge and confidence when caring for children and adolescents with mental health diagnoses.
  2. Utilize practical applications of adolescent SBIRT clinical and operational change concepts to integrate upstream prevention, education, and early interventions.

Keywords:  Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Simulation, Interprofessional Education, Screening Tool, Substance Use Disorders

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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