3109-21: Evolution of Practice During Pandemic: A Multidisciplinary Approach in Dealing with Challenges and Emergencies in Psychiatric Telehealth

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3109-21: Evolution of Practice During Pandemic: A Multidisciplinary Approach in Dealing with Challenges and Emergencies in Psychiatric Telehealth

Pandemic restrictions required the rapid switch to mental health telehealth services to meet increased demand and access. In an Urgent Care setting, it became apparent that additional measures are necessary to respond appropriately to emergent situations. An algorithm was developed to assist the multidisciplinary team and initial results are presented.


Presenters:
  Constance A. Noll, DNP, MA, CRNP, PMHNP-BC; Katherine Kaiser, LCPC; Jennifer Redding, LCSW-C

Disclosures:  The presenters 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:
  23 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  • Identify appropriate structure for telehealth safety, emergent situations, and suggestions for community involvement for effective interventions in urgent situations.

Keywords:  Psychiatric Care Telehealth, Mental Health Emergencies in Telehealth Setting, Mental Health Response, Pandemic, COVID-19


Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.25 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 nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 35th Annual Conference

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2024

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