Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services: February 2020
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and SLACK Incorporated
Table of Contents
Making Fall Risk Assessment Clinically Relevant in an Adult Psychiatric Setting
Lilly Mathew, PhD, RN; Darlene Steigman, RN-BC, PMHNP-BC; Denise Driscoll, RN-BC, CARN, PMHCNS-BC, NPP; Judith Ann Moran-Peters, DNSc, RN, NE-BC; Ira M. Fischer, MBA, MA; Patricia Cordle, RN-BC, MA; Vanessa Marie Bishop Hyde, BS; and Sarah Eckardt, MS
Stigma Among Chinese Medical Students Toward Individuals With Mental Illness
Lingling Kong, MSc; Wenyi Fan, PhD; Na Xu, PhD; Xiaolu Meng, PhD; Haiying Qu, MSc; and Guohua Yu, MD
Relationships Between Positive and Negative Attributes of Self-Compassion and Perceived Caring Efficacy Among Psychiatric–Mental Health Nurses
Bobby Varghese, PhD, RN, CNE
Exploring the Risk Factors for Depressive Symptoms Among Chinese Rural Older Adults
Zi Yan, PhD, MPH, MEd; Ruoyan Lu, MS; Yueping Li, MPH; and Zhenquan Zheng, BS
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.
1. Identify the concept of “clinical relevance” in assessing fall risk among an adult psychiatric inpatient population.
2. Identify the process of practice change and its implication on patient outcomes.
3. Articulate the negative impact of stigma about mental illness on the individual and society.
4. Identify at least two differences among groups of Chinese medical students and their attitudes toward individuals with mental illness.
5. Identify the relationship of self-compassion attributes to the perceived level of caring efficacy among psychiatric–mental health nurses.
6. Discuss how other variables such as nurse–patient ratio and total years of work experience affect nurses’ perceived level of caring efficacy.
7. Discuss mental health challenges that China is facing for older adults in rural areas.
8. Identify factors associated with depressive symptoms among older adults in rural China and the appropriate international strategies from the nursing perspective.
Disclosure statement: Editors report the following financial relationships: Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Karen M. Jennings Mathis, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Authors report the following financial relationships: Lilly Mathew, Darlene Steigman, Denise Driscoll, Judith Ann Moran-Peters, Ira M. Fischer, Patricia Cordle, Vanessa Marie Bishop Hyde, Sarah Eckardt, Lingling Kong, Wenyi Fan, Na Xu, Xiaolu Meng, Haiying Qu, Guohua Yu, Bobby Varghese, Zi Yan, Ruoyan Lu, Yueping Li, and Zhenquan Zheng have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. The staff of the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services and the staff of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
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: February 1, 2020. Expiration Date: January 31, 2023.
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 the 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.