1032: Psychiatric Integrated Practice: Transitioning to a More Complete Psychiatric and Mental Health Clinical Practice for the Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist
The Homo trancendens model, examples of medical disease states produced by mental disorders, and brain structure induced cascades will be discussed during the first hour of this class. The second section of the class will be "how to" on changing a psychiatric practice into an integrated practice. Tips, tools, tests, resources, and alliances with other practitioners will be covered in detail.
Speaker: M. Joyce Sasse, DNP, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, CARN
Disclosures: Dr. Sasse is the president and sole owner of Joyce K Sasse NP, PC, her S-corporation, which manages her private psychiatric practice, consulting, and educational nursing activities. Dr. Sasse has no other financial interests or conflicts with other organizations or entities that will detract from the balance, independence, objectivity, or scientific rigor of this program.
Discussion of off-label uses (using products for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration, or FDA) will occur during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Session Length: 75 minutes
Target Audience: APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe a human being as a transcendent being made up of four in devisable parts each needing to be addressed in the health care process.
2. Describe a medical disease or disease process specifically linked to Major Depression, Schizophrenia, or Chronic Anxiety.
3. Describe 4 specific steps to achieve an integrated psychiatric practice so that patients can enjoy having the best possible care with the best possible outcomes.
Key words: Homo Trancendens, Stress, Chronic Mental Health, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia, Integrated Practice, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
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: 1:10pm – 3:10pm
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Release Date: January 25, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: October 1, 2013