4001: The Future of Nursing: Are The Stars Aligning?
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4001:  The Future of Nursing: Are The Stars Aligning?
Momentous changes for nursing are in the works. From the Institute of Medicine report to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to the APRN Consensus Model, nursing is at the Center of what promises to be exciting times. Join Catherine Dower as she explores what these changes—overlaid on developments in clinical practices, delivery models, demography and technology—might mean for nurses generally and for psychiatric mental health nurses in particular.

 

Speaker: Catherine Dower, JD

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: 60 minutes

 

Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Explore external pressures (population demographics, technology, consumers, PPACA and market forces) on health care generally and the nursing profession to evolve.
2. Review recommendations from IOM on the Future of Nursing.
3. Discuss opportunities for APNA in new practice models and changing health care environment.

 

Continuing Nursing Education
1.0 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
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 8:15am – 9:15am
Keynote Presentation
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Anaheim, California

 

Release Date: February 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.