2027: Psychiatric Nurses’ Attitudes Toward Hospitalized Patients Diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder Experiencing Self Harm Issues and Implications in Clinical Nursing Practice
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2027:  Psychiatric Nurses’ Attitudes Toward Hospitalized Patients Diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder Experiencing Self Harm Issues and Implications in Clinical Nursing Practice
This presentation will address research conducted on psychiatric nurses' attitudes toward patients diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder experiencing self harm issues. The findings indicated years of psychiatric nursing service and education were significant factors influencing attitudes. Implications of these findings on psychiatric nurses' clinical practices and its impact on patient outcomes and treatment will be discussed.

 

Speaker: Judith Hauck, DNP, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CCDP, Diplomate

Disclosures: The 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 factors significant to psychiatric nurses' attitudes towards individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder with self harm as indicated through research results and literature review.
2.  State the importance of self awareness of one's attitude in developing a therapeutic relationship when working with individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder with self harm.
3.  Describe the impact of positive attitudes and therapeutic relationships on patient outcomes when working with individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder.

 

Key words:  borderline, BPD, psych nurses, research, attitudes

 

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: 10:10am – 10:55am
Capacity to Care Track
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Anaheim, California

 

Release Date: January 25, 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.