4031: The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Project in the Honolulu Police Department, Central Receiving Division Cellblock
A collaborative effort between Hawaii’s Adult Mental Health Division, the Honolulu Police Department and local community hospitals lead to a project to put psychiatric nursing services in cellblocks. Interventions included mental health screening, medication management, and linkage with community services. Data collected supports the continuation of the project, and expansion to include linkage with Court-based clinical services, on-site pharmacy services.
Speaker: Stacy Kracher, MSN, CNS, APRN, CSAC
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: APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Apply the information presented and explore the possibility of implementing a similar program and collaborative within their own community.
2. Identify the benefits and impact of the APRN in cellblock to ensure continuity of care and coordination of mental health treatment and services during incarceration.
3. Understand that to address the needs of this population it requires coordination and collaboration from a multi-disciplinary team.
Key words: court-ordered services, advanced practice nurses, forensic, multi-disciplinary 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.
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 11:20am – 12:05pm
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Release Date: January 25, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: February 25, 2013