3036-19: The Ultimate IPE (Interprofessional Education Program): Development and Implementation in a PMHNP Program for the Operational Setting

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3036-19: The Ultimate IPE (Interprofessional Education Program): Development and Implementation in a PMHNP Program for the Operational Setting. 

Educating behavioral health nurses to perform their wartime duties is of critical importance. As a result an interprofessional education (IPE) program was developed and implemented during field training in support of operational readiness. Application of IPE enhances the APRN student learning experience, improves communication strategies and teamwork, and improves patient satisfaction. 

  Tarah Lewis, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Disclosures: The presenter 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:
  33 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  • Identify gaps in our education principles inhibiting the preparation of mission ready behavioral health providers in the forward deployed setting.

Keywords:  Interprofessional Education, Behavioral Health In The Operational Setting, Military Medicine

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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