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Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Generalist Role

Friday, June 22, 2018

Linden Oaks Outpatient Center 
1335 Mill St.  
Naperville, IL 60540

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2017 Nurse Educators Seminar Recap

In conjunction with Ambria College of Nursing, the APNA Illinois Chapter hosted a conference entitled “Empower. Energize. Inspire: A Conference for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Educators” on Friday, November 3, 2017. Nurse educators from around the state enjoyed dynamic speakers who shared their teaching expertise. Dean Georgine Berent hosted the day and nursing student volunteers made sure the attendees were well cared for. Topics included factors leading to outstanding teaching, establishing a therapeutic alliance with patients who have schizophrenia, preparing a therapeutic teaching toolkit, reducing stigma by inspiring empathy, self-care for the nurse educator, team based learning an innovative teaching strategy, and the male perspective in nursing education. Northern Illinois University and Johnson & Johnson sponsored the conference and attendees enjoyed a catered breakfast, lunch and 5.75 continuing education contact hours. View photos from the seminar here. A future conference focusing on nursing education will be planned for Fall 2018, so stay tuned! Click here to download the handouts from the 2017 Nurse Educators Seminar.

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