4026-16: The Importance of Patient Engagement to Achieving Recovery

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Recorded On: 10/22/2016

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4026-16:  The Importance of Patient Engagement to Achieving Recovery

Meaningful engagement between staff and patient is at the heart of psychiatric nursing and is vital to patient recovery, yet seemingly it is often missing from today's patient experience. This presentation will discuss factors that affect engagement and potential solutions for making therapeutic engagement the norm rather than the exception.

Presenter: Edward A. Herzog, MSN, APRN-CNS

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:  48 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Understand the importance of therapeutic engagement to patient recovery and their own work satisfaction.
  2. Describe factors contributing to the current lack of engagement often experienced by patients and staff.
  3. Gain knowledge to increase and improve patient engagement and will report motivation to assure patient engagement occurs in their work settings. 

Keywords: Patient Engagement, Therapeutic, Relationships, Recovery, Trust 

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 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
11:15am - 12:00pm

Release Date: January 19, 2017
The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019



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