Continuing Education Contact Hours
Continuing nursing education contact hours are awarded based on the number of sessions attended and evaluations completed. To receive full credit for a session, you must attend the entire session and complete its evaluation online. The APNA 11th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute will offer up to 21.5 total contact hours. The content of this CNE activity pertains to pharmacology. Because states' requirements may vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Conference Educational Objectives
At the end of the conference, the attendees will be able to:
Identify the neurobiological mechanisms behind psychopharmacologic interventions in mental health nursing practice reflecting diagnostic and lifespan complexities.
Review evidence-based pharmacologic approaches related to the prescribing, administration, and monitoring of psychotropic medications for persons diagnosed with psychiatric and co-morbid physiological disorders and which reflect their environments of care.
Discuss clinical psychopharmacological issues for psychiatric mental health nurses and consumers relevant to the continuum of wellness and recovery.