APNA eLearning Center Report

APNA eLearning Center Current Online Sessions

Comparisons are to October 2014

 
Session Category
Number of
Sessions*
Number of
Contact Hours*
Special Skills for Psychiatric Nurses
4 (↓3)
5.25 (↓3.5)
Annual Conference Archives
178 (↑52)
167.5 (↑49.25)
Psychopharmacology
44 (↓9)
64.75 (↓15.25)
CPT Webinars
3 (same)
3 (same)
APNA Webinars
3 (↓1)
2.25 (↓14.5)
Counseling Points: Schizophrenia & Recovery 
2 (same)
3 (same)
APNA e-Series: Bipolar Spectrum Disorders
1 (↑1) New!
1.5 (↑1.5) New!
Acute Care Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses: Preparing for Recovery Oriented Practice 
3 (same)
8.5 (same)
TOTAL
238 (↑40)
255.75 (↑12.25)


*APNA 29th Annual Conference sessions and contact hours not included.
 



APNA eLearning Center Order Activity

  • Total orders since launch (March 15, 2011 – September 28, 2015): 50,029 - 10.59% increase since June 2015 (44,999).
  • Current Period: Total orders June 1, 2015 – September 28, 2015: 5,136  - 7.75% increase over June - September 28, 2014 (4,753).
  • 2015: Total orders since January 1, 2015 – September 28, 2015: 11,397 - 6.83% decrease versus January - September 28, 2014 (12,203).
     


Order Activity by Month

(June 2015 – September 28, 2015) – Comparisons to the past 2 years

Orders Completed
Month
2015
2014
Variance
2015 vs. 2014
2013
Variance
2015 vs. 2013
June
1,173
1,076
+8.63%
818
+35.66%
July
1,256
927
+35.49%
607
+106.92%
August
1,143
1,342
-14.89%
933
+43.84%
Sept 1- 28
1,271
1,317
-3.56%
1,243
+2.23%
Total
4,843
4,662
+3.81%
3,601
+29.42%

 


 

Order Activity: Top Ten Sessions

Current Period:  June 1, 2015 – September 28, 2015

  1. 918 Orders:  Issue 1: Bipolar Spectrum Disorders: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Epidemiology Using a Recovery Paradigm
    • Ebook Format
    • 1.5 contact hours
    • Free to members and non-members
       
  2. 196 Orders:  1007-14: PANDAS, PANs:  Autism Spectrum Update
    • Podcast Format
    • 1.5 contact hours (Psychopharmacology)
    • Free to members and non-members
       
  3. 180 Orders:  4026:  Transforming Psychiatric Mental Health Care to Recovery Oriented Practice with an Inter-Professional Team
    • Podcast Format
    • 0.5 contact hours
    • Free to members and  $8 for non-members
       
  4. 162 Orders:  Managing Bipolar Type I Depression: Maximizing Benefits, Minimizing Risks
    • Webcast Format
    • 1.25 contact hours
    • Free to members and non-members
  5. 162 Orders:  3055:  Trauma and Healing: Findings and Insights from Three Nurse Scientists
    • Podcast Format
    • 1.25 contact hours
    • Free to members and non-members
  6. 152 Orders:  Counseling Points: Shedding the Label of Schizophrenia through the Recovery Model
    • Digital Publication Format
    • 1.5 contact hours
    • Free to members and non-members
  7. 147 Orders: 1007: Policy Changes in Substance Use Disorders and Access to Treatment Impacting Prescribers
    • Podcast Format
    • 1.5 contact hours
    • Free to members and non-members
  8. 146 Orders:  Counseling Points: Shedding the Label of Schizophrenia Through the Recovery Model
  • Webinar Format
    • 1.5 contact hours
    • Free to members and non-members
  1. 144 Orders: Competency Based Training for Conducting the One Hour Face-to-Face Assessment for Patients in Restraints or Seclusion
    • Podcast Format
    • 1.5 contact hours
    • $10 member / $18 nonmember (group purchase of 10+ at  member rate / person)
  2. 126 Orders:  2044:  Creating a Culture of Recovery: Connecting Cultural Contexts and Recovery for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses
    • Podcast Format
    • .75 contact hours
    • Free to members and non-members

 



Sessions Offered for Free since January 1, 2015

(aside from free CE via use of bonus points)
Listed on www.apna.org/FreeCE

Total: 19 Sessions  |  19.75 Contact Hours
Reason / Dates
Title
Contact hours
Members and/or Non-members
Currently Free
Issue 1: Bipolar Spectrum Disorders: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Epidemiology Using a Recovery Paradigm
1.5
Members / Nonmembers
Currently Free
Policy Changes in Substance Use Disorders and Access to Treatment Impacting Prescribers
1.5 Rx
Members / Nonmembers
Currently Free
PANDAS, PANs:  Autism Spectrum Update
1.5 Rx
Members / Nonmembers
Currently Free
Managing Bipolar Type I Depression: Maximizing Benefits, Minimizing Risks
1.25
Members / Nonmembers
Currently Free
Counseling Points: Schizophrenia & Recovery – Webcast
1.5
Members / Nonmembers
Currently Free
Counseling Points: Schizophrenia & Recovery – Digital Publication
1.5
Members / Nonmembers
Currently Free
Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
.75
Members / Nonmembers
Currently Free
How to Decide on a PhD or DNP
.5
Members / Nonmembers
CPT Codes - Currently Free
Implementing E&M Codes into Daily Practice
1.5
Members / Nonmembers
CPT Codes - Currently Free
2013 Psychiatric Service Codes: The Journey Through RUC & CPT
     0.75
Members / Nonmembers
CPT Codes - Currently Free
2013 Psychiatric CPT Code Update
     0.75
Members / Nonmembers
APNA Interactive Panel - Currently Free
Change the World Through PMH Nursing Research!
1.0
Members / Nonmembers
APNA Interactive Panel - Currently Free
The 6th Annual Institute for Mental Health Advocacy Interactive Panel
1.25
Members / Nonmembers
APNA Interactive Panel - Currently Free
APRN Council
.75
Members / Nonmembers
APNA Interactive Panel - Currently Free
Creating a "Culture" of Recovery: Connecting Cultural Contexts and Recovery for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses
.75
Members / Nonmembers
APNA Interactive Panel - Currently Free
Tobacco Dependence Council Interactive Panel: Virtual Nursing Academy of APNA Champions for Smoking Cessation
1.25
Members / Nonmembers
APNA Interactive Panel - Currently Free
Trauma and Healing: Findings and Insights from Three Nurse Scientists
1.25
Members / Nonmembers
Recovery Month (All of September 2015)
4026:  Transforming Psychiatric Mental Health Care to Recovery Oriented Practice with an Inter-Professional Team
.5
 
Members
Mental Health Month (All of May 2015)
4025: Possibilities, Partnerships and Healing
.75
Members
National Nurses Week (5/5/15 – 5/12/15)
4025: Possibilities, Partnerships and Healing
.75
Members / Nonmembers


 



Bonus Points in the APNA eLearning Center

General:  Types of Bonus Points Assigned
  • Membership Join/Renew Bonus Points – 25 – all members, compounding each year as long as membership is renewed by expiration date
  • Attendee Bonus Points – number varied based on registration (full, one day, pre-con) – all attendees (member or non-member) 
    • 944 for 2014 AC podcasts (Pre-Conference and Full Registration). Increase of 201 from 2013 AC podcasts.
    • 314 for 2015 CPI podcasts (Pre-Conference and Full Registration).  Increase of 124 from 2014 CPI podcasts.
  • CE Reviewer Bonus Points – provided to reviewers for session(s) access to complete review(s)/evaluation(s).  Reviewers are also eligible to receive contact hours for session(s) reviewed.
    • 311 CE Reviewer bonus points for review session access provided through September 2015.
  • CE Reviewer Reward Bonus Points – reward amount equivalence of two times the value of the session(s) reviewed.
    • 386 CE Reviewer Reward bonus points provided through September 2015.
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