Counseling Points™: Shedding the Label of Schizophrenia Through the Recovery Model
This session, originally presented by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association at the APNA 26th Annual Conference, seeks to educate APNA members and other psychiatric nurses about the value and benefits of the recovery model in working with persons with schizophrenia. Through this program, we hope to enable attendees to take a leadership role in the implementation of effective patient-centered care.
Note: If you attended this symposium session at the APNA 26th Annual Conference, you will not be able to receive continuing education contact hours for viewing this webinar.
Speakers: Mary Ann Nihart, MA, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC; Michael Rice, PhD, APRN-NP, FAAN; Frederick J.Frese, PhD
Disclosures: The speakers have no conflict of interests 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: 90 minutes
Target Audience: RN, APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe the paradigm shift in schizophrenia from an illness/compliance focus to a person-driven recovery model focusing on self-management.
2. Discuss the various stages that individuals with schizophrenia progress through as they search for a new self-identity.
3. Review how nurses can support individuals across all treatment settings as they transition to independent community living.
4. Understand the person in recovery’s perspective on the healthcare system, the recovery journey, and the impact of a recovery model on his or her life and well-being.
Continuing Nursing Education
1.5 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 earn a passing score 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.
Release Date: February 13, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire: February 13, 2015
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs LLC.