2013: Seclusion, Trauma, and Post Incident Support: An Australian Study
Despite the growing literature base identifying that seclusion is traumatic, it remains common practice in Australia. This presentation will report research findings that sought to understand the patientís experience of being secluded using the Impact of Events Scale-Revised and the effectiveness of a single session post seclusion counseling intervention. The findings raise important considerations for clinical practice.
Speakers: Fiona Whitecross, CMHN, RN, MaHSM; Amy Seeary, RN, MaHSM
Disclosures: The presenters have 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. Identify the key elements and possible benefits of a post seclusion counseling intervention.
2. Critically appraise debriefing practices in the acute care setting.
3. Identify the possible impacts of seclusion from a trauma perspective.
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
APNA 26th Annual Conference
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Release Date: January 11, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire: March 14, 2014