4025: Primary Care Behavioral Health Consultation Services - What it is and How to Make it Happen in Your Organization
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4025:  Primary Care Behavioral Health Consultation Services - What it is and How to Make it Happen in Your Organization
The need for APRN-PMH providers in primary care settings has never been greater. This presentation examines how Primary Care Behavioral Health Consultation Services would be provided by the APRN-PMH, including assessing site readiness, services offered, and the formative/summative evaluations needed. Finally, its role development and educational preparation as a new LACE-criteria specialty in primary care will be discussed.

 

Speaker: Michael Terry, DNP, APRN-PMH/FNP

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

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Provide at least 3 advantages of the consultation model over other formats for the integration of primary care and behavioral health services.
2. Describe how the NP and CNS roles of an APRN-PMH make this provider ideally suited for primary care behavioral health consultation services.
3. Identify the steps necessary to successfully initiate or integrate primary care behavioral health consultation services in a clinical setting.

 

Key words:  Integrated Care, Primary Care Behavioral Health, consultation, educational model, NP role

 

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
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 10:25am 11:10am
Integrated Physical & Mental Health Care Track
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Anaheim, California

 

Release Date: March 2, 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.