1014: Ethnopharmacology and Healthcare Literacy: Culturally Diverse and Inclusive Processes
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1014:  Ethnopharmacology and Healthcare Literacy: Culturally Diverse and Inclusive Processes

 

This session will describe the role of ethnopharmacology for persons from culturally and ethnically diverse populations and discuss the evidence for using recovery-based ethnopharmacologic strategies. Complementary and alternative therapies involved in the health, healing, and illness viewpoints of clients will also be addressed. Case-based strategies will be used to guide discussions and develop interactive involvement during the session.

 

Speaker: Barbara Warren, PhD, APRN, 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: 105 minutes

 

Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe the role of ethnopharmacology for persons from culturally and ethnically diverse populations.
2. Discuss the evidence for using recovery-based ethnopharmacologic strategies that psychiatric mental health nurses can utilize in collaborative work with clients and the persons important to them.
3. Compare and contrast complementary and alternative therapies involved in the health, healing and illness viewpoints of psychiatric mental health clients.
Delineate how incorporation of techniques related to achieving healthcare literacy in psychiatric mental health nursing education, practice and research settings promotes positive outcomes for clients.

 

Continuing Nursing Education
1.75 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 content of this CNE activity pertains to pharmacology. Because states' requirements may vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information.

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
Wednesday, November 7th
Psychopharmacology Track
APNA 26th Annual Conference
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Release Date: January 25, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire:
December 1, 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.