4023: Building a Healing Environment: Design Elements that Promote the Recovery Process and Reduce Stigma on an Inpatient Psychiatric Unit
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4023:  Building a Healing Environment: Design Elements that Promote the Recovery Process and Reduce Stigma on an Inpatient Psychiatric Unit


The presentation will discuss a recently built a state-of-the-art inpatient psychiatric unit at Northwestern Memorial Hospitalís Stone Institute of Psychiatry. The unit was designed as a therapeutic platform for cutting edge treatment modalities. The unit itself is considered to be a therapeutic component of the patient recovery process and enhances the staff's ability to successfully engage patients.

 

Speaker: Maureen Slade, MS, RN, PMHCNS-BC, NE-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

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe the key elements and guiding principles that influenced the design of the psychiatric inpatient unit.
2. Describe how the physical design created a healing environment.
3. Describe the influence of the physical design on the patient experience.

 

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.

 

Originally Presented
Saturday, November 10th
Inpatient - Recovery 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 31, 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.