2015: Managing Metabolic Syndrome in a Partial Hospitalization Program: A Feasibility Study
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2015:  Managing Metabolic Syndrome in a Partial Hospitalization Program: A Feasibility Study
This study incorporates 3 additional components into the infrastructure of a partial hospitalization program 1) a locally developed curriculum targeting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (SugarWatch) shown to be successful in improving risk factors for metabolic syndrome in a worksite study; 2) structured physical activity; and 3) healthy food demonstrations during group lunch.

 

Speakers: Renee Latimer, MS, MPH, PMHCNS-BC; Rose Clute, MS, PMHCNS-BC

Disclosures: The speakers have 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. Describe the impact of a metabolic syndrome management intervention on knowledge, physiological measures (labs, BP, BMI), nutritional intake, level of physical activity and feasibility measures.
2. Discuss the feasibility of implementing the intervention into the LE Program. Feasibility indicators will include program cost and patient recruitment, attendance, and satisfaction.

 

Key words:  metabolic syndrome, Sugar Watch, cultural issues, integrated care

 

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
Thursday, October 20, 2011: 9:15am 10:00am
Integrated Physical & Mental Health Care Track
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Anaheim, California

 

Release Date: January 13, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: October 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.