Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services: January 2018

3.00 CNE
180 MINS
$20 FEE
JPN January 2018 Cover


Table of Contents

Very Late–Onset Schizophrenia-Like Psychosis: A Clinical Update

Elizabeth Cort, MSc; Jennifer Meehan, MSc; Suzanne Reeves, PhD; and Robert Howard, MD

Qualitative Study of Depression Literacy Among Korean American Parents of Adolescents

Yoo Mi Jeong, PhD, PMHNP, RN; Linda L. McCreary, PhD, RN, FAAN; and Tonda L. Hughes, PhD, RN, FAAN

Impulsivity and Sensation-Seeking Personality Traits as Predictors of Substance Use Among University Students

Ayman M. Hamdan-Mansour, PhD, MSN, RN; Khadejah F. Mahmoud, RN, CNS-PN; Ahmad N. Al Shibi, RN, CNS-PN; and Diana H. Arabiat, PhD, RN

Sponsorship Statement

This CNE activity is jointly sponsored by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and SLACK Incorporated.

Support Statement

There is no commercial support for this activity.

Learning Objectives

1.    Develop an increased understanding and knowledge about the clinical presentation of very late–onset schizophrenia-like psychosis (VLOSLP).
2.    Describe and further reflect on factors that need thorough consideration when assessing and providing treatment for individuals experiencing VLOSLP, including risk assessment, safe use of medication, and engagement.  
3.    Learn the method and types of qualitative study and why this approach was suitable for the aim of the current study.
4.    Understand the dynamic of depression literacy among Korean American parents.
5.    Increase knowledge about the relationship between personality traits and substance use.
6.    Identify prediction power of personality traits on substance use.

Disclosure Statement

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

Accreditation statement(s)

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation

3.0 contact hours will be awarded by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare 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. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare 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, 2018. Expiration Date:  December 31, 2020.

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.