3032-16: Assisting Undergraduate Students to Embrace the Art and Science of Mental Health Nursing: A Long Way to Go and a Short Time to Get There

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Recorded On: 10/21/2016

3032-16: Assisting Undergraduate Students to Embrace the Art and Science of Mental Health Nursing: A Long Way to Go and a Short Time to Get There

This session looks at effective methods of facilitating learning about mental health in the current undergraduate nursing student. Emphasis is placed on sharing creative ideas for presenting content in a manner that engages students while addressing cognitive, behavioral, and effective learning needs.

Presenters: Dawana G. Gibbs, RN, MSN, CNE; Brandy Shea Chambers, MSN, 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: 35 minutes

Target Audience: RN

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1.  Identify 3 obstacles for teaching and learning mental health content by the current undergraduate nursing student.
2.  Discuss 3 basic mental health concepts that are the most challenging to teach and difficult for students to learn.
3.  Select a strategy for improving student engagement to utilize within the participant's program.

Keywords: Undergraduate Education, Student Outcomes, Simulation, Millennials, Role Play

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
3:45pm - 4:30pm

Release Date: January 19, 2017
The contact hours for this session expire: November 30, 2019

 

 

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