2021: Using Psychiatric Practitioner Memoirs as a Teaching Strategy
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2021:  Using Psychiatric Practitioner Memoirs as a Teaching Strategy
Reading memoirs by psychiatric practitioners is a valuable learning activity. Fourteen memoirs were reviewed for clinical accuracy, clinical relevancy, positive role-modeling, patient advocacy, and promotion of a positive image of nursing. Reactions to two of the books used has been very positive; recommendations are given for using selected memoirs as a learning activity in the university or staff development setting.
Note:  Audio contains some mic feedback in the first 2 minutes and in places throughout.

 

Speaker: Joan Masters, EdD, MBA, APRN, PMHNP-BC

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: 30 minutes

 

Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1.  Choose appropriate psychiatric practitioner memoirs for use in teaching nursing students and clinical staff.
2.  Describe the pros and cons of using memoirs as a teaching tool.
3.  Determine the content that makes a memoir obsolete.

 

Key words:  education, memoirs, recovery, staff development

 

Continuing Nursing Education
0.5 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
Undergraduate Education Track
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Anaheim, California

 

Release Date: March 15, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: May 3, 2013

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.