4031-23: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Mental Health Medications in Crisis Care

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4031-23: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Mental Health Medications in Crisis Care

Hear more about the perspective of the lived experience, the value of a mental health crisis plan, consideration for LAIs, treating individuals with recent-onset psychosis, and consideration of medications to utilize with individuals in crisis.

  Donna Rolin, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC; Robert Cotes, MD, DFAPA; Charles Browning, MD

Disclosures:  The APNA planners and faculty, with the exception of those listed below, have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. All relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated. Off-label uses will be discussed during this presentation.

Dr. Robert Cotes, MD, DFAPA is a consultant for Saladax Biomedical; he is a speaker for Clinical Care Options, and received research support from Otsuka Pharmaceutical, Roche, & Alkermes Biopharmaceutical Company.

Session Length:
  45 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  • Understand how to initiate and navigate a mental health crisis response, including utilization of the 988 crisis line.

Keywords:  Mental Health Crisis, Serious Mental Illness, 988 Crisis Line, Psychosis, Crisis, Schizophrenia

Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.75 pharmacology 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 37th Annual Conference
Lake Buena Vista, FL

Access to this course will end:  November 30, 2025

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