1015-14: Assessing, Prescribing, and Examining the Evidence through a Forensic Lens
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1015-14: Assessing, Prescribing, and Examining the Evidence through a Forensic Lens

 

Speaker: Carrie Carretta, PhD, APN, AHN-BC, FPMHNP Assistant Professor/Research Faculty, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

 

Disclosures: Discussion of off-label uses will not take place during this presentation. The speaker has indicated a significant financial interest or other affiliation as a Medical Science Liaison for Teva Pharmaceuticals.  The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

 

Session Length: 75 minutes


Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss challenges and current trends in prescribing practices to persons who have experience with the forensic/legal system.
2. Identify practical tips for prescribers to identify previous drug and/or legal relationships that may impact work with a clients.
3. Discuss research related to violence (suicide and homicide) and the relationship to prescription drugs.

 

Key words: forensics, homicide, prison, psychopharmacology, suicide

 

Continuing Nursing Education
1.25 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 content of this CNE activity pertains to pharmacology. Because states' requirements may vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information.

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
APNA 12th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute | Reston, Virginia
Sunday, June 22, 2014
1:30pm 3:00pm

 

Release Date: July 21, 2014
The contact hours for this session expire: July 31, 2016


 

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.