2012: Consumer Experts Informing Our Practice
This offering will provide a demonstration of consumers and professionals in therapeutic collaboration. Evidence based practice indicates a growing appreciation for professionals working with consumer experts in partnerships which embrace the therapeutic relationship as conceived by Dr. Hildegard Peplau. We can learn from the life experiences of individuals who lead productive lives even with the diagnoses of serious mental illness.
Speakers: Valerie Markley MSN, PMHCNS-BC; Kim Vaughn
Disclosures: The speakers have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Target Audience: RN, APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Provide evidence based practice examples from the literature that demonstrate support for the incorporation of expert consumers in the classroom and professional settings.
2. Recognize the power of expert consumers to explain what works best for them in the therapeutic relationship.
3. Produce useful examples of mutual benefits to be gained by consumers and professionals via the collaborative working relationship.
Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 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.
Thursday, October 14th: 11:35am-12:20pm
APNA 24th Annual Conference
Kentucky International Convention Center
The contact hours for this session expire: November 4, 2011