3027-18: Got Trauma? Debriefing in the Workplace

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3027-18:  Got Trauma? Debriefing in the Workplace

This presentation highlights the importance of debriefing following traumatic events that occur inside and outside the hospital setting. Types of traumatic events will be discussed and the impact they often have on nurses. A debriefing model will be described. The presentation will conclude with suggestions to cope with traumatic events.

  Francine R.B. Pingitore, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, CGP

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, APRN

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

  • Describe types of traumatic events impacting nurses working in the hospital setting. 

Keywords:  Debriefing, Traumatic Events, Secondary Trauma

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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