Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services: September 2020
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and SLACK Incorporated
Table of Contents
Pseudobulbar Affect: An Overview
Deana Shevit Goldin, PhD, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC
Climate Change and Mental Health: Implications for Nurses
Brayden N. Kameg, DNP, PMHNP-BC, CARN, CNE
Effectiveness of Best Possible Self and Gratitude Writing Intervention on Mental Health Among Parents of Troubled Children
YeounSoo Kim-Godwin, PhD, RN
Sexual Satisfaction Among Infertile Couples: Demographics and Psychosocial Health Factors
Alia Ibrahim Mahadeen, PhD, RN; Ayman M. Hamdan-Mansour, PhD, RN; Samira A. Habashneh, PhD, RN; and Latefa Ali Dardas, PhD, PMHN
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.
- Describe the history, characteristics, prevalence, and pathophysiology of pseudobulbar affect (PBA).
- Identify the diagnostic characteristics of PBA and methods to distinguish, evaluate, and treat symptoms.
- Describe health risks associated with climate change.
- Identify nursing interventions to improve population outcomes related to climate change and social determinants of health.
- Describe the benefits and effects of best possible self and gratitude writing.
- Explore the perceptions of the usefulness of journaling in managing stress.
- Describe the importance of sexual satisfaction among infertile couples.
- Identify psychosocial health factors associated with sexual satisfaction among infertile couples in Jordan.
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: Deana Shevit Goldin, Brayden N. Kameg, YeounSoo Kim-Godwin, Alia Ibrahim Mahadeen, Ayman M. Hamdan-Mansour, Samira A. Habashneh, and Latefa Ali Dardas 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: September 1, 2020. Expiration Date: August 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.