3043: Creating a Nursing Sensitive Indicator for Behavioral Health Nurses on Patient Self Harm/Suicide Behavior
This presentation will discuss how to develop a Nursing Sensitive Indicator specific to Psychiatric care and the rigor to establish evidence based care and intervention. Tools that identify and monitor self harm and suicide behavior and appropriate interventions will be explored. The development, implementation and use of aggregate data that informs care have significant implications for nursing and saving lives.
Speaker: Debra Saldi, MS, BSN, LMHP, NCC
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. Understand the components in nursing sensitive quality indicator development to support patient safety and quality care.
2. Implement a nursing sensitive indicator in an acute psychiatric setting that creates evidence based care through change process and measurement for impact on excellence in nursing care.
3. Discover how to copyright new practices as intellecutal property when evidence based care is created, particularly with potential publishing opportunities.
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
APNA 26th Annual Conference
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Release Date: January 25, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire: March 14, 2014