3024-19: Mini Concurrent Sessions: Undergraduate Education

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3024-19:  Practicing What We Preach: Teaching Psychiatric-Mental Health Student Nurses To Care For Themselves And Their Patients  |  Improving Stress Management among RN-BSN students: Incorporating Mindfulness and Self-Care Principles

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

Practicing What We Preach: Teaching Psychiatric-Mental Health Student Nurses To Care For Themselves And Their Patients
This interactive presentation highlights the importance of taking measures to combat nurse burnout and nurse suicide early in undergraduate nursing education.  Participants will learn realistic, concrete strategies to promote self-care in psychiatric-mental health registered nurses and nursing students.
Presenter:  Briana L. Snyder, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, RYT 200

Improving Stress Management among RN-BSN students: Incorporating Mindfulness and Self-Care Principles
This presentation introduces mindfulness techniques targeting stressors specific to nurses experiencing overwhelming personal and professional performance pressures. These stressors, if left unchecked, lead to compassion fatigue and burnout. Participants are encouraged to develop and employ mindfulness-based coping skills which are easily implemented in every home and chaotic work environments.
Presenter:  Nancy Wise, PhD, RN

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:  33 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  1. Describe the implementation of at least three self-care strategies that promote personal and professional well-being in psychiatric-mental health nurses.
  2. Describe how mindfulness/self-care can be incorporated into the curriculum to reduce symptoms of burnout.

Keywords:  Self-care, Students, Burnout, Mindfulness, RN-BS in Nursing, Curriculum

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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