2022: Understanding and Addressing Infant Mental Health in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
This presentation will define infant mental health; identify key constructs; describe genetic, biological, and environmental influences on infant mental health; describe effects of mental, emotional and social development during infancy on later normal and psychopathological development; and provide an introduction to therapeutic interventions and strategies. The role of PMH RNs and APRNs in promoting infant mental health will be discussed.
Speaker: Janice Goodman, PhD, PMHCNS-BC
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, APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Define infant mental health and identify key constructs.
2. Describe genetic, biological, and environmental influences on infant mental health.
3. Identify and discuss the role of psychiatric-mental health RNs and APRNs in promoting infant mental health.
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.
Thursday, November 8th
Child & Adolescent Track
APNA 26th Annual Conference
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Release Date: December 21, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: March 14, 2014