4027-17: Transition to Wellness and Recovery without Rules or Boundaries

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4027-17: Transition to Wellness and Recovery without Rules or Boundaries

This session explores a Transitions Program which is an intensive outpatient program with the goal of allowing faster hospital discharge and diversion of Emergency Department admissions. Admissions are flexible and participation is a few days to a few weeks. Groups are individualized, care is multidisciplinary, and wellness and recovery are central themes.


Presenters: Clare A. Larsen, LICSW, MSW; Pamela J. Van Steinburg, MS, RN

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:
  46 minutes

Target Audience:  RN


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

  1. Describe the multidisciplinary team structure of the Transitions program.
  2. Identify outcomes of the Transitions Program.
  3. Discuss future directions of the Transitions program.

Keywords: Transitions, Outpatient Clinic, Emergency Department, Integrated Care, Recovery


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 31st Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Saturday, October 21, 2017
11:15am - 12:00pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

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