2047: Sleep Impairment and Insomnia in Adults Living with Sickle Cell Disease: A Retrospective Chart Review of Clinical and Psychological Indicators; Fostering Intra-Professional Collaboration: The APNA Janssen Scholars Workplace Violence Workgroup
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2047:  Sleep Impairment and Insomnia in Adults Living with Sickle Cell Disease: A Retrospective Chart Review of Clinical and Psychological Indicators; Fostering Intra-Professional Collaboration: The APNA Janssen Scholars Workplace Violence Workgroup


This research on sleep impairment in the adult sickle cell patient begins to explore the possible etiologies/contributing factors of sleep impairment. Screening, assessment and intervention in sleep impairment can improve quality of life. The role of the Mental Health CNS in integrated physical and mental health care of the adult sickle cell patient will be emphasized.

Creation of workgroups can be difficult when trying to work with individuals across the country. Effective workgroups can be created utilizing APNA members and resources. The results of these groups can be a gain in personal knowledge, institutional changes, and wider dissemination of knowledge.

 

Speakers: Kathrynn Thompson, MS, RN, PMHCNS-BC;  Amy LaValla, RN, BSN;  Rebecca Schroeder, DNP, PMHNP, BC

 

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. Describe the role of the Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist in the integrated physical and mental health care of the adult patient with sickle cell disease.
2. Identify the possible etiologies/contributing factors of sleep impairment in the adult sickle cell patient.
3. List two obstacles to forming a workgroup.
4. Describe three ways to utilize the resources provided by professional organizations to form workgroups.

 

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
Thursday, November 8th
Mini Concurrent Sessions on Research & Education
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.