3041-18: Meeting the Needs of Psychiatric Nurses - the Annual Council for Mental Health Advocacy Session

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3041-18:  Meeting the Needs of Psychiatric Nurses - the Annual Council for Mental Health Advocacy Session

The Council for Mental Health Advocacy will review different aspects of advocacy. Participants will learn about the tools present on the APNA website. There will be a review of active advocacy projects that are currently occurring by members. CMHA will include discussion on what PMH nurses need to advocate.


Presenter:
  Kathryn E. Brotzge, MSN, PMHNP-BC

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


Session Length:
  30 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  • Identify two gaps in PMH nursing advocacy.

Keywords:  Advocacy, Legislation, Tools


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


Originally Presented
APNA 32nd Annual Conference
Columbus, Ohio
Friday, October 26, 2018
4:45pm - 6:15pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

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