3012: Hearing the Voice of Hospitalized Patients through Photovoice; The Unheard Cry of Depressed Men
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3012: Hearing the Voice of Hospitalized Patients through Photovoice; The Unheard Cry of Depressed Men      
There will be two topics presented in this 45-minute time block. The first presentation will review the concept of photovoice and how to apply it in group settings to promote recovery and empowerment of hospitalized patients. Examples from this project will be presented and reviewed. The second presentation is focused on men and depression. The presenter will provide a theoretical overview and the application of the Theory of Meaning and Existential Vacuum developed by Victor Frankl.

 

Speakers: Jeff Ramirez PhD, PMH-NP; Elaine Alberti MN, RN, CNS     
Disclosures: The speakers have no conflicts of interest to disclose. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.     

 

Target Audience: RN, APRN       

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:  
1. Describe the Theory of Meaning and the Existential vacuum.   
2. Describe the use of photovoice as a way to express emotions.  
3. Describe how the use of photovoice can address the issue of stigma in mental illness.    

 

Continuing Nursing Education
0.5 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.    

 

Originally Presented
Friday, October 15th:  11:30am-12:15pm  
APNA 24th Annual Conference
Kentucky International Convention Center
Louisville, Kentucky    

 

The contact hours for this session expire: February 25, 2013 

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