4021: Mindfulness Program For Nursing Students
Mindfulness practice has been shown to improve focus, successfully manage stress and increase empathy. It is crucial for nurses to be able to manage intense situations, distractions and overwhelming stimuli. An eight session Mindfulness Program for nursing students was developed to introduce the practice of mindfulness to nursing students in order to better prepare them to deliver safe nursing care.
Speaker: Constance Green, MS, MS, RN, NPP; Colleen Prunier, MS, RN, NPP, CNS, CARN
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
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify key charateristics of Mindfulness.
2. Describe how Mindfulness improves safety in nursing practice.
3. Identify ways Mindfulness can be integrated into an undergraduate nursing curriculum.
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.
Saturday, November 10th
Undergraduate Education Track
APNA 26th Annual Conference
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Release Date: January 25, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire: January 31, 2014