4052: Crisis Alleviation Lessons & Methods
Decrease restraint use by including the patient as the key factor for restraint reduction. Crisis Alleviation Lessons and Methods (CALM) provides professionals with training to teach staff and patients their role in the restraint process, effective means of communicating patient needs to avoid restraints, and offers a framework to minimize psychological or physical harm.
Speaker: Saundra Overton RN-BC
Disclosures: The speaker has indicated a relationship with the following source of commercial support: CALM. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Target Audience: RN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Learn skills to enhance therapeutic patient relationships.
2. Practice skills for safe restraint application.
3. Identify restraint reduction interventions necessary to incorporate into the patient teaching plan.
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.
Saturday, October 16th: 9:25-10:10am
APNA 24th Annual Conference
Kentucky International Convention Center
The contact hours for this session expire: December 31, 2013