3043-18: Psychiatric Nurses Unique Agents of Change: Using Research, Collaboration, Education and Innovation to Impact Communities

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3043-18:  Psychiatric Nurses Unique Agents of Change: Using Research, Collaboration, Education and Innovation to Impact Communities

PMHNs collaborate with law enforcement and sexual assault nurse examiners to improve current practice, policy and provide education to address barriers to care. Come learn about synergistic technologies that decrease wait times, improve trauma-informed interviewing, mental health assessments, and access to care that increase sexual assault kit submission rates.

  Leslie Miles, DNP, PMHNP-BC; Eben Howard, PhD, MBA, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC, FACHE

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 and 2 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  • Identify one intra or inter-professional collaboration effort to target in participants' local communities that will improve the health of individuals with mental illness.

Keywords:  Collaboration, Sexual Assault, Integrated Care

Continuing Nursing Education:
1.0 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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