303-18: Brain Stimulation & Neuromodulation

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303-18:  Brain Stimulation & Neuromodulation

This presentation explains how different kinds of brain stimulation and neuromodulation continue be effective as alternative or first line therapy for a variety of psychiatric illnesses. These treatments are offered as an option for people for whom psychiatric medications are not effective or are not indicated.

  Donna Ecklesdafer, MSN, RN

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:
  1 hour 11 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  1. Identify modalities of brain stimulation.
  2. Examine the vital role of the PMH nurse in all phases of care in brain stimulation and research.

Keywords:  TMS, ECT, Practice

Continuing Nursing Education:
1.0 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 16th Annual Clinial Psychopharmacology Institute
Baltimore, Maryland
Sunday, June 10, 2018
12:15pm - 1:45pm

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

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