1046: The Neurobiology of Therapeutic Neuromodulation: Implications for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses
This course explores mechanism of action and advances in neuromodulation, the safety and efficacy of brain stimulation techniques, and the role of nurses in brain stimulation practice, education, and research with a focus on ECT, TMS, VNS, DBS, and tDCS.
Speakers: Berry Anderson, PhD, RN; Mary Rosedale, PhD, PMHNP-BC, NEA-BC; Donna Ecklesdafer, MSN, RN; Sonya Williams-Joseph, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Disclosures: The presenters have no conflicts of interest or commercial support to disclose. Discussions of off-label uses will occur during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Session Length: 120 minutes
Target Audience: RN, APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Explore the neurobiology of brain stimulation.
2. Examine the safety and efficacy of ECT, TMS, VNS, DBS, & tDCS.
3. Discuss the role of nurses in brain stimulation practice, education, and research.
Continuing Nursing Education
2.0 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.
Wednesday, November 7th
APNA 26th Annual Conference
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Release Date: February 4, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire: October 1, 2015