3011: Effects of Mental Illness on the Family: Experiential Family Assessment to Promote Students Affective Learning
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3011:  Effects of Mental Illness on the Family: Experiential Family Assessment to Promote Students Affective Learning

 

A unique teaching strategy was developed by the presenters that promotes cognitive and affective learning while also providing students with a clear window into the dynamics of families of people with mental illness. Methods for conducting the family assessment and strategies for evaluating students will be presented. Participants will develop an action plan to incorporate this strategy into their curriculum.

 

Speakers: Lana Chase, MN, RN, PMHCNS-BC;  Ann Keeley, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC, LMFT

 

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: 30 minutes

 

Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss an innovative experiential teaching strategy to assess families who have a member with severe and persistent mental illness.
2. Create an action plan that integrates this strategy into their undergraduate mental health curriculum.
3. Discusss a variety of methods to evaluate students' cognitive and affective learning during and after the family assessment class.

 

Continuing Nursing Education
0.5 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
Friday, November 9th
Undergraduate Education Track
APNA 26th Annual Conference
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Release Date: January 11, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire: 
December 31 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.