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2016 Annual Chapter Conference

Psychiatric Mental Healthcare and Current Challenges
Friday, April 22, 2016
8:00am - 4:15pm

Cedar Rapids Marriott
1200 Collins Road, NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to identify current mental health challenges in psychiatric mental health nursing and how to implement interventions into their professional practice and increase politcal awareness surrounding these challenging mental health issues.

Objectives

  1. Identify current challenges with in the psychiatric mental health system and psychiatric mental health populations.

  2. Discuss current treatments for complex mental health disorders.

  3. Discuss ways to implement current intereventions and treatments pertaining to the challenging behaviors of complex psychiatric mental health populations.

Registration
 

APNA Member $60
Non-Member $70
Nursing Student $25

 

Register

 

 



Hotel Accommodations


Cedar Rapids Marriott
1200 Collins Road, NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
319-393-6600

Reserve by April 1, 2016 for a reduced conference room rate on April 21.

Continuing Education

Nursing CEU Credits:  We are in the process of being approved for 6 contact hours by the by University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Nursing, Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #34.
ANCC Nursing Contact Hours: Participants must attend the entire program and complete and submit an evaluation form in order to receive contact hours. Accreditation of the continuing education activity does not imply endorsement by APNA, ANCC or the APNA, Iowa Chapter of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Click here to view the conference brochure and registration form.

Questions?
Contact Iowa Chapter President Julie Barrett (julie-barrett@uiowa.edu).

 

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