2015 - Psychiatric Nursing

Content Origination Date: Apr 15, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018


Total CE Credits:
35.50 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
35.50 - CA RN/CA BRN
6.00 - Pharmacology


Review evidence-based information and fine-tune assessment and patient-care skills with the online Psychiatric Nursing conference. Learn clinical pearls that will help you provide recovery-oriented treatment for those in your care. A faculty of experts in psychiatric nursing will challenge you with emerging evidence, problem-solve clinical issues, and provide new insights for day-to-day practice.

Program Manager: Jeannine Strunk, BSN, RN, Senior Program Manager

Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose.

Standard: $400.00

Sessions

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Neuropharmacology and Treatment Options for Anxiety-Based Disorders (Rx = 1.75 hr.)

Content Origination Date: Apr 15, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify neuroanatomy and neurotransmitters involved with anxiety symptoms.
  • Discuss FDA approved and Off-Label medications for the treatment of anxiety based disorders.
  • Discuss strategies to "match" patient symptoms with psychopharmacological treatments.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., Independent contractor (book royalties)
Standard: $15.00

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Nothing Social about Social Anxiety (Rx = .5 hr.)

Content Origination Date: Apr 15, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss various anxiety based disorders.
  • Identify neuropathology and neurochemical influences.
  • Discuss psychopharmacological and therapeutic treatment interventions.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., Independent contractor (book royalties)
Standard: $15.00

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Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum (Rx = .5 hr.)

Content Origination Date: Apr 15, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss various anxiety based disorders.
  • Identify neuropathology and neurochemical influences.
  • Discuss psychopharmacological and therapeutic treatment interventions.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., Independent contractor (book royalties)
Standard: $15.00

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Incapacitating Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia (Rx = .5 hr.)

Content Origination Date: Apr 15, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss various anxiety based disorders.
  • Identify neuropathology and neurochemical influences.
  • Discuss psychopharmacological and therapeutic treatment interventions.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., Independent contractor (book royalties)
Standard: $15.00

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Between the Sheets: Why Sleep Matters (Rx = .25 hr.)

Content Origination Date: Apr 16, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the health effects of sleep and review the current data on sleep and mental/physical health. 
  • Review the mechanisms of sleep and factors promoting/diminishing sleep.
  • Explore best practices for diagnosing and managing sleep.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • This speaker has nothing to disclose.
Standard: $15.00

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Understanding Schizophrenia: Putting the Fizz in Neurophysiology (Rx = .25 hr.)

Content Origination Date: Apr 16, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the major brain circuits affecting information processing. 
  • Compare and contrast the salience network and the central executive network. 
  • Plan nursing care related to dysfunction in the thalamus, hypothalamus, pituitary, hippocampus, amygdala, basal ganglia, and brain stem. 

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • Alkermes, Nurse advisory panel meeting-March 23, 2015
Standard: $15.00

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Reducing Antipsychotic Use in Dementia Treatment (Rx = .25 hr.)

Content Origination Date: Apr 16, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the risks of antipsychotic medications in the treatment of dementia behaviors.
  • Recognize alternative psychotropic medications with less risk and similar or greater efficacy than antipsychotic medications.
  • Distinguish when the use of an antipsychotic medication may be appropriate in the treatment of dementia behaviors.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • This speaker has nothing to disclose.
Standard: $15.00

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Making Your Mark: Developing a Philosophy/Brand, Communication and Marketing Your Practice

Content Origination Date: Apr 17, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the initial steps to develop a "brand" identity for a private practice.
  • Discuss grassroots marketing strategies to get a new practice off the ground.
  • Identify a personal niche in the psychiatric nursing marketplace through capitalizing on your unique skill set.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc, Independent contractor (book royalties)
Standard: $15.00

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Meeting the Mandates for Change: Implementing Patient-Centered Care Priorities

Content Origination Date: Apr 17, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the evolving health care contexts that favor the development of patient-centered care.
  • Identify key barriers to patient-centered behavioral health care.
  • Explain why nursing is in a unique position to develop patient-centered care models.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • This speaker has nothing to disclose.
Standard: $15.00

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Cents and Sensibility: Financials, Contracts, Billing and Coding

Content Origination Date: Apr 17, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the key factors required to create, maintain, and sustain an independent practice. 
  • Discuss different business structures in which to develop a nursing business. 
  • Compare and contrast billing codes needed to maximize revenues. 

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • Alkermes, Nurse advisory panel meeting-March 23, 2015
Standard: $15.00

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Working with Self-Injury

Content Origination Date: Apr 17, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify four theoretical factors that account for the etiology of self injury.
  • Assess an individual's possibility of self injury by asking three key questions in the five domains of human functioning.
  • Plan three interventions to assist the individual to discontinue the use of self injury for problem solving.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • This speaker has nothing to disclose.
Standard: $15.00

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Doctor Shopping in Psychiatry (Part 1) Benzodiazipene Dependency, Addiction and Withdrawal (Part 2) (Rx = .75 hr.)

Content Origination Date: Apr 17, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify patient risk factors and behaviors associated with doctor shopping.
  • Describe how to withdraw from long term benzodiazepenes after long term use.
  • Identify benzodiazepene acute and protracted withdrawl symptoms.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • This speaker has nothing to disclose.
Standard: $15.00

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The Past, Present and Future of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: A Nursing Perspective

Content Origination Date: Apr 17, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the safety and efficacy of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS).
  • Understand how TMS works and the indications for the use of TMS in major depressive disorder.
  • Describe current and evolving roles of nurses in TMS.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • This speaker has nothing to disclose.
Standard: $15.00

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Avoiding the Legal Pitfalls of Private Practice

Content Origination Date: Apr 17, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Determine what types of insurance policies are necessary for best coverage from a malpractice and business standpoint.
  • Recognize relevant statutes and regulatory agencies mandating scope of practice to avoid violations and complaints.
  • Discuss real case outcomes related to complaints to help recognize potential risks for NP owners from all angles.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • Astra Zeneca, Speaker (Spouse); Boringer Ingelheim; Pfizer; Bristol-Meyer Squibb; Grifols; Actavis/Forest Labs; Janssen-Subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson
Standard: $15.00

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Working with Fatigue

Content Origination Date: Apr 17, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Differentiate between feeling tired and fatigue.
  • Assess the impact of the individual's fatigue on his/her ability to function.
  • Construct three nursing interventions to assist the individual to cope with the impact of fatigue on his/her functioning.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • This speaker has nothing to disclose.
Standard: $15.00

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Does Increased Supervision Lead to Unit Safety? The Use of Special Observations on Inpatient Psychiatry

Content Origination Date: Apr 17, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the adverse consequences of Continuous Special Observations.
  • Discuss how both intermittent observation and engagement must be present to create a safe therapeutic environment.
  • Describe alternative interventions for patients who are at risk to injure self or others.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • This speaker has nothing to disclose.
Standard: $15.00

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Psychotropic Drugs in Geriatric Psychiatry: Case Examples Demonstrating Avoidance of Adverse Effects and Interactions (Rx = 1.5 hrs.)

Content Origination Date: Apr 17, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify which classes of psychotropic drugs pose greatest risk in the geriatric population.
  • Distinguish therapeutic differences among psychotropic drugs in the same class.
  • Describe appropriate pychotropic prescribing practices for the geriatric population.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • This speaker has nothing to disclose.
Standard: $15.00

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Assessing and Reporting Abuse: Implications for Daily Practice

Content Origination Date: Apr 17, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Review the clinical and legal implications of being a mandated reporter.
  • Identify risk factors and assessment techniques for child maltreatment, adult abuse, domestic violence, and sexual assault.
  • Discuss appropriate interventions and reportable information related to child maltreatment, adult abuse, domestic violence, and sexual assault.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • This speaker has nothing to disclose.
Standard: $15.00

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Neuroimaging and Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse: Impacts and Relationships

Content Origination Date: Apr 18, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the effects of childhood trauma on the brain.
  • Examine the results of a research study that used neuroimaging to evaluate empathy and emotion regulation in adolescent males with a history of sexual abuse.
  • Discuss implications for practice related to the neurobiological effects of childhood trauma.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • This speaker has nothing to disclose.
Standard: $15.00

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Behavioral Activation Communication on Inpatient Psychiatry

Content Origination Date: Apr 18, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe Behavioral Activation Communication (BAC) and it's utilization on an inpatient psychiatric unit.
  • Describe the process of installing BAC on an inpatient psychiatric unit.
  • Describe patient self-report tool that can be utilized to identify avoidant and approach behaviors.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • This speaker has nothing to disclose.
Standard: $15.00

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Managing Adult Bipolar from a Nursing Perspective (Rx = .5 hr.)

Content Origination Date: Apr 18, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe common assessment and diagnostic errors in identifying Bipolar Disorder.
  • Identify current Bipolar Disorder treatment modalities and approaches.
  • Describe nursing interventions in Bipolar disorder.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • This speaker has nothing to disclose.
Standard: $15.00

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Psychiatric Evaluations Go Both Ways! When Nurses Become the Subjects of Investigation

Content Origination Date: Apr 18, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 17, 2018

CE Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize when and how psychiatric clients can put your nursing license at risk.
  • Explain the complaint and investigation process for nurses under investigation.
  • Discuss real case complaints & outcomes to help recognize risks involved in psychiatric nursing practice.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • Astra Zeneca, Speaker (Spouse); Boringer Ingelheim; Pfizer; Bristol-Meyer Squibb; Grifols; Actavis/Forest Labs; Janssen-Subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson
Standard: $15.00