3046-18: Department of Defense (DoD) Behavioral Health Nursing Update: Army, Navy, Air Force, and Veteran's Health Administration Key BH Nursing Leaders as Change Agents

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3046-18:  Department of Defense (DoD) Behavioral Health Nursing Update: Army, Navy, Air Force, and Veteran's Health Administration Key BH Nursing Leaders as Change Agents

Articulate challenges inherent in identifying and treating Service Members and Veterans for behavioral health conditions and how the Navy, Air Force, Army, and VA are working together to standardize BH nursing processes across DoD. Each service will additionally provide updates in behavioral health nursing from their particular service.


Presenters:
  JoEllen M. Schimmels, AN, PMHNP-BC, ANP-BC, DNP; Jean Fisak, NC, USN, PMHCNS-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 and 1 minute

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  • Articulate challenges inherent in identifying and treating Service Members and Veterans and the need to standardize Behavioral Health practices.

Keywords:  Military, VA, Veterans, Suicide


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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