4016-16: Integrating Stages of Change into Day to Day Practice

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Recorded On: 10/22/2016

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4016-16:  Integrating Stages of Change into Day to Day Practice

Stages of Change is an evidenced based practice that enhances nursing skills and increases positive outcomes.  Being able to identify what stage a person is in allows nurses the ability to provide appropriate interventions.  This model helps nurses understand and deal with resistance, resolve ambivalence and move into action stage.

Presenter: Judith Wing Magnon, BS, RN-BC, CAC 

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:  43 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1.  Define each Stage of Change: each name and description of each one.
2.  Describe the goal, the focus and the task for each Stage of Change.
3.  Describe the interventions used in each stage to facilitate moving from one stage to the next resulting in progress and recovery. 

Keywords: Addictions, Recovery, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Stages of Change, ACT teams 

Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 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 continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

Originally Presented
APNA 30th Annual Conference
Hartford, Connecticut
Saturday, October 22
10:15am - 11:00am

Release Date: December 16, 2016
The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019



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