Recovery Perspectives on Medications
Adolph Allen Conover – Director, Rick VanStory Resource Center (RVRC) Biography
M. C. Violet Taylor, CPS – (Peer) Bridger, Region II Community, Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute Biography
Disclosures: The speakers have no conflicts of interest to disclose. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Session Length: 60 minutes
Please note: There are no handouts for this presentation because the presenters did not use slides. Please go to your “My eLearning” page and click the “View” button to listen to the audio.
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Understand more of the consumer’s perspective on medications and why this can be a difficult issue in their lives.
2. Become more aware of recovery practices that can help reduce/eliminate the need for medications.
3. Identify with the consumer on how it feels to be medicated.
4. Understand the effects of prn medication restraints on the consumer.
Continuing Nursing Education
1.0 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to earn a score of 80% or better on the post test. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately.
The content of this CNE activity pertains to pharmacology. Because states' requirements may vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
APNA 9th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute
Friday, June 17, 2011
11:30am – 12:30pm
Release Date: August 24, 2011
Contact hours for this session expire: December 31, 2013