3025-16: The Unique Needs Initiative: A Collaborative Approach to Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Developmental Disability, Non-suicidal Self Injury, and Impulsive Violence in an Unionized Psychiatric Hospital

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Recorded On: 10/21/2016

3025-16: The Unique Needs Initiative: A Collaborative Approach to Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Developmental Disability, Non-suicidal Self Injury, and Impulsive Violence in an Unionized Psychiatric Hospital

This session looks at a program designed to improve the quality of inpatient care for patients with specific needs including developmental disability, non-suicidal self injury, and aggression.

Presenters: Richard Johnson, MHA, RN; Kevin Ritchie, BSN, RN; Bethany Williamson, BA, RN; Hannah Roosa, BS, RN; Summer Short, BS, 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: 24 minutes

Target Audience: RN, APRN

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

  1. Describe the process of staff engagement in practice change.
  2. Identify strategies to develop multi-level, targeted interventions to address the needs of a changing patient demographic.
  3. Describe the impact of an approach to unique needs patients that includes staff re-education, community outreach, and multi-track programming.

Keywords: Violent Reduction, Restraint, Developmental Disabilities, Inpatient Psychiatry, Staff Injury, Non-suicidal Self Injury, Interprofessional Treatment

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 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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