3041-16: Institute for Safe Environments Interactive Discussion Panel

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Recorded On: 10/21/2016

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3041-16: Institute for Safe Environments Interactive Discussion Panel

In this session, participants were encouraged to engage in discussions about violence prevention and to contribute their ideas about educational and practice models that promote caring within the least restrictive setting possible.

Presenters: Diane E. Allen, MN, RN-BC, NEA-BC; Michael J. Polacek, MSN, RN-BC

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: 1 hour 25 minutes

Target Audience: RN, APRN

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1.  Describe goals of Institute for Safe Environments and this year's efforts to inform APNA members about safety and violence prevention.
2.  Discuss risks associated with providing care to people with mental illness and ways to help prevent violence in all settings.
3.  Identify current safety-related concerns of APNA members. 

Keywords: Safety, 1:1, Violence, Safe Environment, Constant Observation, Institute for Safe Environments 

Continuing Nursing Education
1.5 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
4:45pm - 6:15pm 

Release Date: February 21, 2017
The contact hours for this session expire: November 30, 2019



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