4027-16: The Assessment and Management of Impulsive and Compulsive Subtypes of Severe Trauma-related Disorders

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Recorded On: 10/22/2016

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4027-16:  The Assessment and Management of Impulsive and Compulsive Subtypes of Severe Trauma-related Disorders

This presentation will examine the impact across the lifespan of impulsive/compulsive symptomatology with severe trauma-related disorders. Three case studies will be presented to illustrate the neurobiological underpinnings and longitudinal Course of this impulsive/compulsive symptom cluster. Current evidence and consensus-based treatment modalities for assessment/management of these symptom clusters will be discussed.

Presenters: Aaron M. Miller, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC; Rosalind De Lisser, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-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:  45 minutes

Target Audience:  APRN, RN

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

  1. Define and recognize impulsivity and compulsivity in severe trauma related disorders.
  2. Discuss neurobiological and psychological theoretical underpinnings of severe trauma related disorders with impulsive/compulsive symptomology.
  3. Discuss evidence and consensus based treatment modalities for severe PTSD and trauma related disorders with significant impulsivity and/or compulsivity. 

Keywords: Trauma, Impulsive/Compulsive Symptoms, Severe Trauma-Related Disorders 

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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