2035: Institute for Mental Health Advocacy 4th Annual Interactive Panel: APNA's Advocacy Initiatives and an Update on Selected Grassroots Initiatives
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2035:  Institute for Mental Health Advocacy 4th Annual Interactive Panel: APNA's Advocacy Initiatives and an Update on Selected Grassroots Initiatives

 
Psychiatric nurses are making strategic connections and influencing mental health care and its delivery. During the past year, we have worked with nurses about issues in their home districts. Join us for an overview of the work of the Institute for Mental Health Advocacy followed by presentations of the latest grassroots initiatives and legislative themes occurring throughout the United States.

 

Speakers: Christine Tebaldi, MSN, PMHNP-BC;  Margaret Halter PhD, APRN

 

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: 45 minutes

 

Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Define the mission and structure of the Institute.
2. Identify a strategy to address a mental health advocacy issue.
3. List examples of successful grassroots initiatives.

 

Continuing Nursing Education
.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
Thursday, November 8th
Institute for Mental Health Advocacy Interactive Panel
APNA 26th Annual Conference
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Release Date: February 22, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire: February 28, 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.