4045-20: Brain Rest Protocol Tool for Nursing Assessment and Intervention with Non-Intellectually Challenged Individuals with Head Banging Behaviors

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4045-20: Brain Rest Protocol Tool for Nursing Assessment and Intervention with Non-Intellectually Challenged Individuals with Head Banging Behaviors  

The presenters will outline a Brain Rest Protocol that was implemented at a residential treatment program intended to mitigate the risk of neurological sequalae in non-intellectually challenged youth with head-banging behaviors. This presentation will provide practice guidelines and tools for all nurses working with individuals with this behavior.

  Lori Keough, PhD, M.Ed, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC; Alyssa Kirby, RN, BSN

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  25 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  • Understand how to evaluate the sequelae of intentional head banging, and apply a nurse intervention aimed at mitigating the risk of injury after head banging.

Keywords:  Adolescence, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Head Banging

Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.5 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 34th Annual Conference

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2023

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