3014: Crisis Intervention Training with a Twist: National Staff Training to Develop Self-care Skills and Integrate Chaos Theory for Safer Work Environments; Demographics, Clinical Characteristics, and Pharmacological Treatment of Aggressive Patients Admitted to an Acute Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit of a Community General Hospital
Speakers: Cynthia Reade, MS, RN-BC, NE-BC; Angela C. Schmidt, BS, BSN, RN-C
Disclosures: Discussion of off-label uses will not take place during this presentation. The speaker and the activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Session Length: 30 minutes
Target Audience: RN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss and review studies/research literature regarding types of violence nurses experience on the job.
2. Develop a creative educational strategy to provide knowledge of chaos theory, Watson's theory of caring, PTSD assessment and self-care skills for nurses.
3. Cite demographic risk predictors for patients at risk for aggressive or violent behavior during hospitalization.
4. Identify the clinical characteristics, symptoms, diagnosis, and symptom severity of the patients who were aggressive in this study.
Continuing Nursing Education
.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.
Friday, October 11, 2013
APNA 27th Annual Conference
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas
Release Date: December 6, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire: November 30, 2014