2027: Immun-wize: A Successful Collaborative Approach
Individuals with severe and persistent mental illness are under-served and at a high risk for immunization preventable disease. Study results will be presented about current SPMI immunization rates, knowledge, beliefs, and barriers to receiving services. A simple, easily replicable collaborative service delivery model will be presented that can improve immunization rates in your local area.
Speaker: Leslie Miles, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Disclosures: This presenter discloses that funding was provided by the MEG Grant from Brigham Young University. There is no conflict of interest 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 why the SPMI population is at higher risk for infectious diseases.
2. Describe the barriers to receiving preventive immunizations.
3. Identify intervention modes that can be effective to improve immunization rates in the SPMI population.
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: January 31, 2014