2036: Adherence to Clinical Practice Guidelines When Prescribing Second Generation Antipsychotics; Wellness within Illness: Happiness in Persons with Alzheimer's Disease
Speakers: Leigh Powers, DNP, MSN, MS, BS, APRN, PMHNP-BC; Lynn Shell, PhD, PMHNP-BC
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: 45 minutes
Target Audience: RN, APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify the guidelines for monitoring side effects when prescribing second generation antipsychotics.
2. Identify implications for future implementation of evidence-based practice for improved patient outcomes and quality care.
3. Describe the use of photo-elicitation with auto-driving in persons with dementia.
4. Translate study findings into practice by identifying one way results can be used to improve patient care.
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.
*Note: Presentation handouts for the second speaker are not available. This does not affect the quality of the presentation.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
APNA 27th Annual Conference
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas
Release Date: March 5, 2014
The contact hours for this session expire: January 31, 2015