3045-19: Igniting Early Adopters: Implementing Collaborative Care for Depression

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3045-19: Igniting Early Adopters: Implementing Collaborative Care for Depression  

We describe a project to improve access to mental health care by implementing collaborative care for depression in primary care in an integrated health care system. Research shows that the process of innovation is complex. We used concepts from diffusion of innovation and quality improvement to implement the program.


Presenter:
  Yvonne T. Porterfield, MSN, PMHCNS-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:
  36 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  • Describe at least two concepts from diffusion of innovation and/or quality improvement that are used in program implementation.

Keywords: Collaborative Care, Implementation, Performance Improvement 


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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