2016: Comparing Mental Health in Developing Communities of Poor and Affluent Countries
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2016:  Comparing Mental Health in Developing Communities of Poor and Affluent Countries

 

This presentation will explore a number of relative strengths and opportunities regarding mental health in developing and developed communities. We will discuss community-based risk factors and protective factors for mental health. Lastly, we will identify ways in which these findings can be incorporated into both individual patient care and community development projects to promote mental health outcomes.

 

Speaker: Nicholas Guenzel, MSN, APRN-NP

 

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

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify common challenges of mental health in developing communities.
2. Compare and contrast common strengths and deficits of mental health in both developing and developed communities.
3. Identify ways in which lessons from developing communities can be incorporated into individual and group planning in developed communities.

 

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
Research Track
APNA 26th Annual Conference
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Release Date: January 11, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire:
April 25, 2014

 

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