4036-16: From Command and Control to Celebrating the We in Wellness and Recovery: Inspired Culture Change in Acute Mental Health

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Recorded On: 10/22/2016

4036-16: From Command and Control to Celebrating the "WE" in Wellness and Recovery: Inspired Culture Change in Acute Mental Health

This session discusses the journey of a 48-bed acute mental health hospital to transfer to a Recovery to Practice (RTP) model for their patient care. The speaker explores interventions implemented and pitfalls they experienced throughout the process.

Presenters: Mary Laufer, DNP, RN, NE-BC; Amy Monger, RN-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:  51 minutes

Target Audience:  RN


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

  1. Compare and contrast three principles of recovery-oriented practice to your current nursing practice.
  2. Identify two nursing interventions you may implement in the next 30 days to instill hope in persons with mental illness.
  3. Compose one person-centered, strengths-based treatment plan using recovery-oriented language.

Keywords: Recovery to Practice, Culture Transformation, Recovery Oriented Practice, Person-centered


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
12:15pm - 1:00pm


Release Date:
February 21, 2017
The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019

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