3071: Imprisoned with mental illness: Emerging trends and responsive nursing care for clients with a history of incarceration
This presentation describes emerging trends of imprisonment for individuals with mental health problems. It explores prison "culture" and informs psychiatric-mental health nurses and nurse educators about basic models of culturally sensitive, trauma-informed nursing care for clients with a history of incarceration and mental health problems.
Speakers: Wanda Robinson RN, MS, CNE; Martha Hernandez RN, MS, PMHCNS-BC
Disclosures: The speakers have no conflicts of interest to disclose. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Target Audience: RN, APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify demographic trends of incarceration for individuals with mental health problems in the United States.
2. Explore the “culture” of prison and two (2) implications for individuals who have mental health problems.
3. Describe three (3) principles guiding psychiatric-mental health nursing care for clients who have a history of incarceration and mental health problems.
Continuing Nursing Education
0.65 Contact Hour, upon completion of an evaluation. Certificate generated online.
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 15th: 10:40-11:25am
APNA 24th Annual Conference
Kentucky International Convention Center
The contact hours for this session expire: December 31, 2013