2021: Infusing Mental Health Nursing Education: Empowering Consumers and Students Through Creative Service-Learning Partnerships
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2021:  Infusing Mental Health Nursing Education: Empowering Consumers and Students Through Creative Service-Learning Partnerships


This presentation will present guidelines for dynamic service-learning curricular strategies of baccalaureate nursing students partnering with mental health community agencies over a 6 week time period. Mutual partnerships with consumers facilitated students developing ongoing group projects based on evidence based practice and focus on outcomes. Consumer benefits and student learning – both equally compelling – will be presented.

 

Speaker: Paula Harrison, MSN, RN 

Disclosures: This presenter has no conflicts of interest or commercial support to disclose. Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

 

Session Length: 45 minutes

 

Target Audience: RN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe at least three benefits of integrating service-learning strategies into current psychiatric mental health nursing education.
2. Summarize outcomes for consumers and student learning from MPWER service-learning projects.
3. Identify personal and professional implications of the findings and recommendations in light of one’s role in psychiatric mental health nursing education.

 

Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 contact hours. *In order to receive contact hours, you must:  Listen to the entire session, 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.  Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award 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
Thursday, November 8th
Undergraduate Education Track
APNA 26th Annual Conference
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Release Date: December 21, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: December 31, 2013

 

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.