3081: No Tobacco': A Strategy for Inpatient Care Settings
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3081: No Tobacco': A Strategy for Inpatient Care Settings      
Comfort and care nursing responses to individual needs guided by nicotine replacement protocols, promotes that patients may be more likely to remain in treatment and benefit from milieu therapy. In this presentation, nurses will be introduced to a 6-item objective clinical assessment tool that estimates potential severity levels of nicotine withdrawal. Theoretically, targeted NRT dosing promotes likelihood of tobacco freedom.

 

Speaker: Kim Hutchinson EdD, PMHCNS-BC, LCAS      
Disclosures: The speaker has 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. Discuss the USPTF's 5A's as it pertains to the obligation and responsibility of healthcare professionals to begin the dialogue around tobacco use cessation.    
2. Examine reliability and validity aspects of the Fagerstrom Test for Nicotine Dependence as a clinical tool to assess tobacco discontinuation withdrawal states.    
3. Demonstrate a nurse-initiated protocol to assess tobacco use conditions and treat withdrawal during inpatient hospitalization.     

 

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.    

 

Originally Presented
Friday, October 15th:  2:15-3:00pm  
APNA 24th Annual Conference
Kentucky International Convention Center
Louisville, Kentucky    

 

The contact hours for this session expire: December 31, 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.