FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21

  Product Theater Breakfast
    7:00am – 8:30am
      Sponsoring Company: Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. & Lundbeck
No Contact Hours Provided
   
   Registration Open    
      8:30am – 6:00pm
   
  Keynote Presentation
      9:00am – 10:00am
  1.0 Contact Hour
  Margie Warrell


Choosing to Lead
Margie Warrell


How others see us begins with how we see ourselves. This powerful presentation will explore how even if you don’t see yourself as a “natural leader”, you can identify and rewrite self-limiting stories, re-define the leader you are, and re-ignite the results you achieve. Margie empowers with powerful insights to become the kind of leader others can trust to speak the truth, stand firm in a storm and choose the right path over the expedient one. You will leave feeling more purposeful in your work, more passionate about why you do it, and more inspired to create positive change with greater clarity, confidence and courage. 

About Margie Warrell

   
   Exhibit Hall Open    
       10:00am – 1:00pm
 
 
 
  Mini Concurrent Sessions
      Block 1:  12:00pm – 12:45pm
  .75 Contact Hours
 

3011
Workplace Violence



RN

 

The Aftermath of Workplace Violence:  The Lived Experience Phenomena of Assault Against Nurses
12:00pm – 12:45pm

Registered nurses are at risk for experiencing physical violence in the workplace. This phenomenological study explores the resiliency characteristics of registered nurses employed in potentially high-risk areas after an assault. The research concluded that registered nurses can survive and thrive in high risk areas when resiliency correlates are implored.  Abstract

Presenter: Kathleen Clark, PhD RN PMHCNS-BC

Preventing Workplace Violence:  Know your Patients and Yourself  
12:00pm – 12:45pm

Early identification of patient aggression is a critical issue for nursing staff to promote a safe workplace. A pilot project was implemented involving nurses from two medical surgical units and the emergency department at an academic medical center to enhance assessment and clinical intervention skills to prevent episodes of violence.  Abstract

Presenter: Gail Bromley, PhD, RN;  Rose Anne Berila, RN, MSN, CNS

     

3012
Prevention


RN, APRN

RN

Suicide Awareness and Prevention for College Students:  Incorporating Campus-Based and Social Media Interventions for a Multidimensional Approach
12:00pm – 12:45pm

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for individuals between the ages of 17 and 25.  Those attending college have an increased risk.  Campuses can help reduce risk by developing broad awareness campaigns that incorporate social media into campus based education and awareness.   Abstract

Presenters: Jessica G. Wheeler, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC;  Kerstin Holl Gillespie, BSN, RN;  SylviaR. May, BSN, RN

Building Resilience through Positive Practice
12:00pm – 12:45pm

Teach undergrads to develop self care through positive mindfulness practices they develop for themselves and as a tool to collaborate with their patients of any age, diagnosis or location.   Abstract

Presenters: Genevieve E. Chandler, PhD, RN;  Maud Low, RNC MSN CLNC

     

3013
Research



RN, APRN

 

Effectiveness of Resourcefulness Training for Women Dementia Caregivers
12:00pm – 12:45pm

Effective health self-management interventions for women caregivers of elders with dementia are needed.  Resourcefulness training, which has been found to effectively minimize stress, negative emotions, and depressive cognitions, can be implemented in practice to promote caregiver health and quality of life.   Abstract

Presenter: Jaclene A. Zauszniewski, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN

Effectiveness of a HeartMath® Intervention with Parents or Guardians of Children in Head Start
12:00pm – 12:45pm

This RCT pilot study examined the effectiveness of a HeartMath® Self-Regulation Program based on biofeedback techniques and emotional self-regulation with parents of children in Head Start. With further research, this self-management approach to stress, anxiety, fatigue and depressive symptomatology can lead to improved mental health outcomes for low income populations.  Abstract

Presenters: Beth M. King, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC;  Karethy Edwards, DrPH, APRN, FNP-BC

     

3014
Administration


RN

Addressing Employee Engagement in Health Care:  Strategies to Improve the Experience of Providing Care  
12:00pm – 12:45pm

Gain insight into innovative and successful leadership strategies to transform and improve the experience of those who provide care in behavioral health settings. Describe the implementation and outcomes of quarterly staff survey administration with customized action plans.   Abstract

Presenter: Kenneth E. Longbrake, RN, BSN

Inspired to Get Certified:  Validation of Expertise for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses
11:30am – 12:15pm

National board certification demonstrates nurses knowledge, skills, and abilities to improve care and exemplify their commitment to excellence. A formalized plan to increase certification levels, congruent with the Structural Empowerment standards required for Magnet designation will be presented inclusive of metrics demonstrating program impact and doubling of certified nurse numbers.   Abstract

Presenters: Kelly N. Bryant, MS, BSN, RN-BC, NEA-BC, CNE;  Jeanette Rossetti, EdD, MS, RN;  Patricia Jones-Bendel, MSN, RN

     

3015
Practice


RN, APRN

RN

Psychiatric Nurses and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners Partner to Support Victims of Sexual Assault with Mental Illness
12:00pm – 12:45pm

This presentation informs attendees on a collaboration between psychiatric mental health nurses and sexual assault nurse examiners to expose the prevalence of mental illness in victims of sexual assault. Learn how nurses partnered to change public policy and highlight needed reforms in the care of victims.   Abstract

Presenters: Leslie W. Miles, DNP, APRN- BC;  Linda Mabey, DNP, APRN-BC

Reducing Pediatric Psychiatric Hospital Re-admissions through the Innovative use of a Nurse Case Manager for Post Discharge Follow-up   
12:00pm – 12:45pm

Readmissions are traumatic to patients and families. In addition, they costly. The innovative role of our RN Case Manager for post-discharge follow-up has proven to decrease inpatient readmissions, enhance staff job satisfaction, improve quality care, and potentially increase financial reimbursement for our pediatric hospital.   Abstract

Presenters: Helen J. Ramsbottom, BSN, RN, LCSW;  Lisa C. Farmer, BSN, RN-BC, LMSW

     

3016
Self-injury


RN, APRN

APRN

Improving Knowledge Through an Educational Program on an Integrated Care Pathway for Self-Injurious Behavior (SIB) and Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD)
12:00pm – 12:45pm

To date, there is a lack of standardized treatment for individuals with self-injurious behavior (SIB) and intellectual and developmental disability (IDD).   Specifically, this project addressed how an evidence-based integrated care pathway for SIB can increase the level of knowledge for staff and standardize care for individuals with IDD.  Abstract

Presenter: Regina Green, DNP, PMHCNS-BC

Lethal Pleasures:  Preventing Injury from Autoerotic Asphyxiation and Self-Strangulation Games 
12:00pm – 12:45pm

Self-strangulation activities are engaged in primarily by youth for the purpose of "getting high" and/or to enhance sexual pleasure. A review of for risk factors for identifying high risk individuals and guidelines for differentiating between pleasure-seeking activities and suicide attempts will be presented.  Implications for community education are also included.  Abstract

Presenter: Maureen Donohue-Smith, Ph.D., MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC

     

3017
Integrated Care

RN, APRN

APRN

Fostering Perinatal Integration Through Educational Collaboration
12:00pm – 12:45pm

An inter-professional partnership was created to develop an educational strategy for psychiatric nurses which addressed a knowledge deficit related to caring for patients on the perinatal continuum.  Key elements of the partnership and the program will be discussed inclusive of metrics demonstrating program impact and knowledge acquisition.   Abstract

Presenters: Kimberly Olson, MSN, RN-BC;  Mary G. Mendes de Leon, MA, RN-BC

Development of the Integrated Care Competency Assessment Tool  
12:00pm – 12:45pm

Experts have called for the development of sustainable integrated care models, but no tools exist for measuring clinicians' skills in delivering integrated care. This session will provide information on content validity of a new tool to assess clinicians' or students' competencies in delivering integrated mental health and primary care services.   Abstract

Presenter: Joyce M. Shea, DNSc, APRN, PMHCNS-BC

     

  Product Theater Lunch
    1:00pm – 2:30pm

      Sponsoring Company: Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. and Lundbeck LLC

No contact hours provided
 
  Concurrent Sessions
      Block 1:  2:45pm – 3:30pm
  .75 Contact Hours
 

3021
Emergency Departments Track


RN, APRN

Intervening with the Agitated Patient -- Best Practices, De-Escalation Techniques, Reducing Assaults, Restraints and Coercion
2:45pm – 3:30pm

Acutely agitated patients are commonly encountered in numerous practice settings. These can result in assaults and injuries, restraints, and forced medications, with poor results for patients and staff alike. Modern best-practices approaches, including de-escalation techniques, are dramatically improving outcomes worldwide. This presentation will share these guidelines in practical demonstrations/discussions.  Abstract

Presenters: Scott L. Zeller, MD;  Tamara Longo, RN, MHI, NE-BC;  Kimberly M. Lopez, RN, MSN

   

3022
Undergraduate Education Track

RN

Assessing Metabolic Syndrome in Individuals with Serious Mental Health Disorders as a Student Nurse Service Learning
2:45pm – 3:30pm

Preventing and managing Metabolic Syndrome in individuals suffering from serious mental health disorders is often an unmet need. Addressing their health care concerns in a student nurse service learning initiative was an excellent means of delivering basic screening, while providing an opportunity  for students to understand complex health care needs.  Abstract

Presenter: Suzanne Fischer Prestoy, PhD, MSN, RN-BC

   

3023
Evaluation Track

APRN

Assessing Clinical Outcomes in a Community Based Outpatient Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)  
2:45pm – 3:30pm

Patient-specific outcome measurement is achievable in routine clinic pediatric mental health care.  Identifying variables direct clinical resources and refine care planning.  Routine pediatric mental health care delivered under usual and naturalistic conditions is effective for pediatric populations.   Abstract

Presenter: Geraldine S. Pearson, PHD, PMH-CNS, FAAN

   

3024
Nursing Practice & Education Track

RN, APRN

Understanding the Legal and Regulatory Ramifications related to Psychiatric Nursing Scope of Practice
2:45pm – 3:30pm

Dr. Reiners will present the role of Boards of Nursing related to regulatory policies and potential malpractice secondary to scope of psychiatric nursing provided by RNs and APNs.  Specific psychiatric guidelines and standards of best practice based on evidence based research including documentation and treatment planning will be presented.   Abstract

Presenter: Gina M. Reiners, PhD, APRN, PMHNP, PMHCNS

   

3025
Practice Track

RN, APRN

The Unique Needs Initiative:  A Collaborative Approach to Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Developmental Disability, Non-suicidal Self Injury, and Impulsive Violence in an Unionized Psychiatric Hospital
2:45pm – 3:30pm

The Unique Needs Initiative improved the quality of patient care with unit programming that was created to address the specific needs individuals with developmental disability, NSSI, and aggression. The result of the initiative was decreased restraint and seclusions, increased staff skill and increased patient and staff satisfaction on inpatient units.  Abstract

Presenters: Richard Johnson, MHA RN;  Kevin Ritchie, BSN RN;  Bethany Williamson, BA RN;  Jason Drapeau, BS RN;  Hannah Roosa, BS RN

   

3026
LGBT Issues Track


RN, APRN

Inter-professional Collaboration to Promote LGBTQ Mental Health Care to Reduce Healthcare Disparities:  Are Nursing Students Educated to Provide Sensitive Quality Care to Improve Health Care Outcomes of LGBTQ Individuals?
2:45pm – 3:30pm

This presentation will provide a comprehensive overview on how two universities incorporated LGBT mental healthcare content into the nursing curricula of undergraduate and graduate programs. The ultimate goal is to assist in reducing health care disparities and unequal treatment to LGBT individuals.   Abstract

Presenters: Tatayana Maltseva, MSN, ARNP, PMHNP-BC;  Deborah Salani, DNP, PMHNP-BC, ARNP, BC-NE

   

3027
Mindfulness Track

RN, APRN

A User's Guide to Integrating Mindfulness in Undergraduate Nursing Education
2:45pm – 3:30pm

This presentation focuses on the “how to” of implementing self-care, including mindfulness, into an undergraduate nursing curriculum.  Strategies, assignments, and in-class activities for integrating mindfulness into nursing education are provided.  The presentation reviews preliminary findings of the effects on perceived stress among student nurses who engaged in classroom-based mindfulness interventions.  Abstract

Presenters: Bethany Tollefson, MSN, RN;  Lindsay Anderson, MS, PMHCNS-BC

   

 Concurrent Sessions
      Block 2:  3:45pm – 4:30pm
  .75 Contact Hours
 

3031
Emergency Departments Track


RN, APRN

Are Emergency Departments (ED) the Best Place to Care for Psychiatric Patients in Crisis?  
3:45pm – 4:30pm

Psychiatric complaints are one out of every eight emergency department visits (Owens, et al., 2010). Presenters will describe a program where ED nurses have received specialized education on recognizing and initiating standardized psychiatric care protocols thus reducing risk for agitation or violence and delays in psychiatric care and stabilization.   Abstract

Presenters: Jeannine S. Loucks, MSN, RN-BC PMH;  Elizabeth Winokur, Ph.D., RN, CEN

   

3032
Undergraduate Education Track

RN

Assisting Undergraduate Students to Embrace the Art and Science of Mental Health Nursing:  A Long Way to go and a Short Time to Get There
3:45pm – 4:30pm

This session is for engaging nursing educators in a discussion about effective methods of facilitating learning about mental health  in the current undergraduate nursing student. Emphasis will be placed on sharing creative ideas for presenting content in a manner that engages students while  addressing cognitive, behavioral, and affective learning needs.  Abstract

Presenters: Dawana G. Gibbs, RN, MSN, CNE;  Donna G. Turner, RN, MSN

   

3033
Evaluation Track


APRN

Evaluation of a Psychiatric NP Residency Program in  Integrated Care
3:45pm – 4:30pm

This presentation will review outcomes for the first year of a PMHNP Residency Program in Integrated Care from the perspectives of the sponsoring organization, the academic partner, and the resident.   Abstract

Presenters: B. Jamie Stevens, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC;  Joyce M. Shea, DNSc, APRN, PMHCNS-BC;  Sarah Freiberg, MSN, APRRN, FPMHNP-BC

   

3034
Nursing Practice & Education Track


RN, APRN

Transitioning to Teach:  Helping Clinicians and Administrators Enter Academia
3:45pm – 4:30pm

The DNP degree was developed to prepare expert clinicians and administrators but the faculty shortage has created an opportunity for DNP graduates to enter academia. The protocol for applying for faculty positions including cover letters, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, academic job talk and/or teaching demonstration will be reviewed.   Abstract

Presenter: Joan C. Masters, EdD, MBA, APRN, PMHNP

   

3035
Practice Track


RN, APRN

Moral Distress and the Psychiatric Nurse:  Assessment and Intervention
3:45pm – 4:30pm

Psychiatric nurses are at risk for moral distress. The definition, causes and consequences of moral distress will be addressed. Promotion of resiliency through the use of integrative therapies will be examined. An ethical decision pathway will be shared and potential organizational supports will be discussed.   Abstract

Presenter: Kathrynn S. Thompson, MS, RN, PMHCNS-BC

   

3036
LGBT Issues Track

RN, APRN

Sexual Health Assessments with Special Attention to Sexual and Gender Minority Populations
3:45pm – 4:30pm

Sexuality is a central part of the human experience, yet sexual health is often a neglected area of clinical practice. This is especially true for individuals within sexual and gender minority groups. This presentation focuses on overcoming obstacles and offers strategies for addressing sexual health concerns.   Abstract

Presenter: Jeffrey "Frey" Peter Seagrove-Nelson, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

   

3037
Mindfulness Track


RN, APRN

Assessing the Effectiveness of an Interactive, Adjunctive iBook Nursing Curriculum on Pre-licensure Nursing Students' and Nurse Practitioner Students’ Knowledge of OEF and OIF Veterans, Combat PTSD, and Mindfulness Practices
3:45pm – 4:30pm

As reported cases of PTSD continue to rise amongst OEF/OIF veterans, nursing education has done little to embrace curriculum centered on the care of this unique population. This quasi-experimental pre/post test design examines knowledge change amongst nursing and nurse practitioner students who engaged in a unique experiential curriculum.   Abstract

Presenter: Erica Mumm, DNP, MSN, RN

   
 Interactive Panels
      4:45pm – 6:15pm
  1.5 Contact Hours
 

3041
Institute for Safe Environments


RN, APRN

Institute for Safe Environments Interactive Discussion Panel  
4:45pm – 6:15pm

Participants will be encouraged to engage in discussions about safety and violence prevention and to contribute their ideas about educational and practice models that promote caring within the least restrictive setting possible.   Abstract

Presenters: Diane E. Allen, MN, RN-BC, NEA-BC;  Michael J. Polacek, MSn, RN-BC

   

3042
Institute for Mental Health Advocacy


RN, APRN

The Institute for Mental Health Advocacy Annual Interactive Panel 2016
4:45pm – 6:15pm

During this session, the Institute for Mental Health Advocacy will review the guidelines of advocacy through APNA and review resources available to support that advocacy. Participant discussion is encouraged.   Abstract

Presenter: Kathryn E Brotzge, MSN, PMHNP -BC

   

3043
Research Council


RN, APRN

Writing Excellent Research and Practice Change Proposals with Grab:  Is There a Method to Mastering the Craft?  
4:45pm – 6:15pm

Have you ever had the desire to improve the care of your patients and their families? Then write a proposal to describe your innovative idea! Come join us at the Research Council Interactive Panel.  We will provide you with the basic tools for writing excellent research and practice change proposals.   Abstract

Presenter: Linda Beeber, PhD, CNS-BC, FAAN; Genevieve Chandler, PhD, RN; Jane Mahoney, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC

   

3044
Education Council


RN

Supporting and Mentoring Nurse Leaders  
4:45pm – 6:15pm

This interactive session will provide Administrative Nurse Leaders with strategies for supporting existing and emerging Nurse Leaders.  Through review of established frameworks and interactive discussion, participants will leave this session with strategies to address the challenges faced by Nurse Leaders.   Abstract

Presenters: Kathy S. Lee, MS, PMHCNS-BC, APN;  Avni Cirpili, RN, DNP, NEA-BC

   

3045
Military Panel


RN, APRN

 

Military Panel: Navy, Air Force, and Army Behavioral Health Nursing Updates
4:45pm – 6:15pm

Join us for an exciting update on Behavioral Health Nursing in the Active Duty Military Health System. This presentation will provide an overview of current and future Navy, Air Force, and Army BH nursing practices; along with Veteran's Health Administration collaboration for enterprise-wide standardization of BH nursing practices.

Presenters: Jean Fisak, CAPT(sel), USN, PMHCNS-BC, MSN; Kevin J. Creedon, Lt Col, USAF, PMHNP-BC, MSN; JoEllen Schimmels, LTC, AN, PMHNP-BC, DNP

   
3046
Forensic Council


RN, APRN

Officer Involved Shootings - Why So Many?
4:45pm – 6:15pm

Biological, sociological and professional possible root causes of the increased reports of officer involved shootings will be discussed and in this interactive session participants will be encouraged to share best practices on how to improve the relationships of officers with the communities they serve, to improve overall community mental health.  Abstract

Presenters: Nina Beaman, EdD, MSN, RN-BC (PMH), RNC-AWHC, CNE

   
 Chapter Meetings
      6:30pm – 7:30pm

 

 

 

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