Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention

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APNA California Chapter Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention

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

April 28, 2018
8:00am - 5:00pm
Courtyard by Marriott Long Beach Downtown
500 E. First Street
Long Beach, CA 90802

Earn 6.5 Continuing Nursing Education Hours

Facilitated by: Pamela K. Greene, PhD, RN

For more information, view the save the date flyer. Space is limited - check back soon for information on registration.

Learn how to:

  • Describe risk and protective factors related to suicide.
  • Demonstrate self-awareness of emotional reactions, attitudes, and beliefs related to previous experiences with suicide.
  • Perform an independent risk assessment for self-directed violence (non-suicidal and suicidal) through use of a case study example based on competency based education.
  • Develop a collaborative safety plan with the patient/family based on competency based education.
  • Identify environmental hazards based on the unit and personal levels.

 

Call for Poster Abstracts
Submit a poster to share your work with your psychiatric nursing colleagues at this conference. If you want to present your research study, quality improvement project, or practice innovation as a poster, please submit an abstract via this online form by February 15. There will be time to discuss your poster with conference attendees during breaks in the conference presentation. We hope to display as many posters as we have space for, so please send us your abstract! We are looking for posters that:

  • exemplify current practices in psychiatric nursing
  • emphasize the application of evidence-based practices
  • demonstrate the application of research to practice
  • will appeal to psychiatric nurses working in a variety of settings
  • may be performance improvement projects

 

Call for Volunteers
We are seeking individuals interested in helping to shape, plan, and execute the conference. If you would like to volunteer, please email Suzane Wilbur at chaptersupport@apna.org by February 15. These are the areas for which we need help:

  • Continuing Education Process (Faculty Communication, Application for CE)
  • Meeting Logistics (Hotel, Meal Function)
  • Communications/Marketing Events
  • Obtaining Vendors (Tabletop Displays and Sponsorships)

 

APNA and the APNA California Chapter are jointly providing this conference.

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

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