3035-19: Psychiatric Emergency Team Dynamics: Emergency Response and Communication

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3035-19: Psychiatric Emergency Team Dynamics: Emergency Response and Communication  

This presentation will summarize an interdisciplinary approach to acute psychiatric emergency with a focus on role development and team preparation. By discussing a comprehensive team role, it will empower staff to leverage strengths and patient/staff relationships to reduce potentially volatile situations on the inpatient unit.

Presenters: Lori Harris, RN, BSN; Phillip Woods, BSN, RN-BC 

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  40 minutes

Target Audience:  RN 

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

  • Identify at least three proactive team strategies that promote a cohesive team response.

Keywords:  Milieu Management ,Psychiatric Team Dynamics, Psychiatric Emergency

Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
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 with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 33rd Annual Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2022

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