4027: The Seriously Mentally Ill Older Adult: Perceptions of the Patient-Provider Relationship
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4027:  The Seriously Mentally Ill Older Adult:  Perceptions of the Patient-Provider Relationship
This phenomenological study was conducted with older adults who suffer with serious mental illness. It was an effort to gain appreciation and understanding of their perceptions about the relationships they have with their health care providers. By listening and engaging with this group, health care providers may be able to target intervention and prevention efforts to decrease morbidity and mortality.

 

Speaker: Rebecca Schroeder, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Disclosures: This speaker has no conflict of interest, commercial support, or off-label use to disclose. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

 

Session Length: 45 minutes

 

Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify one factor that contributed to the researchers interest in conducting this study.
2. Identify two themes which emerged from this research.
3. Connect one policy, practice, research, or educative implication to these research findings.

 

Key words:  older adults, geropsych, research

 

Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 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 correctly answer the questions on the post test. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.

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
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 10:25am 11:10am
Research Track
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Anaheim, California

 

Release Date: January 5, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: November 1, 2014

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