1035: Therapeutic Brain Stimulation: Past, Present, Future and Critical Issues for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses
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1035:  Therapeutic Brain Stimulation: Past, Present, Future and Critical Issues for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses
This course will discuss the reclassification of ECT by the FDA and APNA's position statement regarding this. The safety and efficacy of the following brain stimulation modalities will be examined: TMS, VNS, DBS, EpCS, and tDCS. The history of brain stimulation as part of psychiatric nursing as well as how it will help shape psychiatric nursing's future will be considered.

 

Speakers: Cindy Brown, BSN, RN; Mary Rosedale, PhD, PMHNP-BC, NEA-BC; Amy Rust, BSN, RN

Disclosures: The speakers have no conflict of interest, commercial support, or off-label use to disclose. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

 

Session Length: 120 minutes

 

Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss reclassification of ECT by the FDA and APNA’s position statement.
2. Examine the safety and efficacy of TMS, VNS, DBS, EpCS, and tDCS.
3. Explore how brain stimulation has historically been part of psychiatric nursing and how it will help shape psychiatric nursing’s future.

Keywords:  ECT, electroconvulsive therapy, transcranial magnetic stimulation, research

 

Continuing Nursing Education
2.0 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
Wednesday, October 19, 2011: 1:10pm – 3:10pm
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Anaheim, California

 

Release Date: March 15, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: November 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.