3011: Steps Toward Recovery? The Self-Described Benefits of Participation in a Walking Group Program for Persons with Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders
Recovery has been proposed as a framework for practice, as well as a process and outcome for persons with mental health disorders. Researchers conducted post-hoc directed content analyses of statements made by participants in a walking program for persons with schizophrenia spectrum disorders, utilizing matrices derived from extant works addressing recovery. Results are placed within the context of recovery models.
Speaker: Marian Roman PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Disclosures: The speaker has 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. Review the design of the parent study and the evolution of the secondary analysis framework.
2. Understand the process and results of the secondary data analysis: the benefits verbalized by participants in group walking intervention for persons with schizophreniform spectrum disorders.
3. Interpret these findings through the lens the of the recovery model in mental health.
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