3034-17: An Overview and Efficacy of a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit in Managing Aggression among Individuals With Serious Mental Illness

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3034-17: An Overview and Efficacy of a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit in Managing Aggression among Individuals With Serious Mental Illness

This presentation will describe a psychiatric intensive care unit created to manage aggressive behavior among individuals with serious mental illness. The presentation will include information about preliminary outcome and efficacy data, including types of aggression observed, interventions used to manage aggression, and seclusion and restraint rate comparisons.


Presenters:
Lawerence Blair, RN; Colleen Russo, PNP

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:
  41 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  1. Describe a model used to manage aggression among individuals with serious mental illness.
  2. Identify effective means to mitigate aggression among individuals with serious mental illness.
  3. Describe efficacy and outcome data of a psychiatric intensive care unit.

Keywords: Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit, Transitions Model, Aggressive Behavior, The Broset Violence Checklist, Staff Observation Aggression Scale-revised


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 as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 31st Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Friday, October 20, 2017
3:45pm - 4:30pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019


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