3017: A PMHCNS-Run Interdisciplinary Geropsychiatry Clinic… Patient-Centered Caring Collaboration
This session will describe a CNS-run Geropsychiatry new case clinic in a large VA setting. It will illustrate how well an effective working interdisciplinary collaboration can provide the comprehensive assessment of patients and caregivers, and enable families to function at their optimum. Case scenarios will be used to demonstrate positive outcomes.
Speaker: Elissa Brown, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-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: 45 minutes
Target Audience: RN, APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss why an APRN is so qualified to provide the holistic perspective needed to run an interdisciplinary geropsychiatry clinic.
2. Identify 3 components of an effective interdisciplinary team geropsychiatry assessment.
3. Identify the benefits of caregiver support in enabling families/caregivers to function at their optimum level, to improve coping and self care, and to reduce problems and stigma.
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.
Friday, November 9th
Advanced Practice Track
APNA 26th Annual Conference
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Release Date: January 25, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire: December 1, 2015