1023: Evidence-Based Nursing Practice: Behavioral Treatment of Persistent Auditory Hallucinations
This presentation will implement an evidence-based psychiatric nursing practice that teaches individuals how to self-manage auditory hallucinations. It will include an overview of the research that led to the development of a 10 session course; an experiential exercise about hearing voices and applying strategies used in the course; and training for teaching the course.
Speakers: Robin Buccheri, DNSc, RN, MHNP, FAAN; Martha “Marti” Buffum, DNSc, RN, 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: 75 minutes
Target Audience: RN, APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Explore evolution of best practice for self-management of auditory hallucinations and hear overview of research that lead to the development of the 10-Session Course for the Behavioral Management of Auditory Hallucinations.
2. Experience auditory hallucinations and apply self-management strategies.
3. Leave with resources and support to teach the 10-Session course.
Key words: auditory hallucinations, schizophrenia, self-care
Continuing Nursing Education
1.25 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.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011: 9:30am – 11:30am
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Release Date: January 25, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: October 1, 2014