Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services: January 2017

3.80 CNE
240 MINS
$20 FEE
JPN January 2017 Cover


Table of Contents

Effect of a Telephone Intervention on Measures of Psychiatric and Nonpsychiatric Medication Adherence in Outpatients With Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders

Lora Humphrey Beebe, PhD, PMHNP-BC; Kathleen Smith, PhD; and Chad Phillips, PMHNP-BC

Improving Quality Outcomes in Veteran-Centric Care

Tristan T. Tave, DNP, CRNP, PMHNP-BC; Daniel R. Wyers, DNP, BS, CRNP, PMHNP-BC; Catherine Schreiber-Jones, CRNP, PMHNP-BC; Susanne A. Fogger, DNP, CRNP, PMHNP-BC; and Teena M. McGuinness, PhD, CRNP, FAAN

Managing Professional and Nurse–Patient Relationship Boundaries in Mental Health

Sharon M. Valente, PhD, APRN, FAAN

Sponsorship Statement

This CNE activity is jointly sponsored by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Support Statement

There is no commercial support for this activity.

Learning Objectives

1. List reasons for poor adherence to psychiatric and nonpsychiatric medications in individuals with schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSDs).

2. Identify adherence outcomes of the Telephone Intervention Problem Solving for SSDs.

3. Explain the value of using measurement-based care (MBC) in the delivery of mental health care.

4. Identify outcomes of using MBC in providing mental health care in the Veteran population.

5. Identify common situations and risk factors that lead to boundary violations.

6. Describe nurses’ role in understanding and preventing boundary violations.

Disclosure Statement

Neither the planners nor the authors have any conflicts of interest to disclose.

Accreditation statement(s)

Villanova University College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation

3.8 contact hours will be awarded by Villanova University College of Nursing upon successful completion of this activity. A contact hour is a unit of measurement that denotes 60 minutes of an organized learning activity. This is a learner-based activity. Villanova University College of Nursing does not require submission of your answers to the quiz. A contact hour certificate will be awarded once you register, pay the registration fee, and complete the evaluation form.  

Release date:  January 1, 2017. Expiration Date:  December 31, 2019.

How to Participate

Read the articles in the activity, carefully noting any tables and other illustrative materials that are included to enhance your knowledge and understanding of the content. Be sure to keep track of the amount of time (number of minutes) you spend reading the articles and completing the quiz. Read and answer each question on the quiz. After completing all of the questions, compare your answers to those provided within this issue. If you have incorrect answers, return to the article for further study. Once you complete the online evaluation, a certificate will be automatically generated.

Target Audience

This CNE activity is primarily targeted to psychiatric and mental health nurses.