Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services: November 2017

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services: November 2017

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and SLACK Incorporated


Table of Contents

Parent–Child Relationships: Implementation of a Screening and Referral Program for Adolescents With Mood Disorders

Bryson C. Okeoma, DNP, RN

Measurement-Based Care in Psychiatry

Jessica Waldrop, MSN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC; Teena M. McGuinness, PhD, PMHNP-BC, FAAN

Effectiveness of Mental Health Simulation in Replacing Traditional Clinical Hours in Baccalaureate Nursing Education

Denise A. Soccio, DNP, 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. Promote nurses’ understanding of the role of parent–child relational problems in the development and progression of childhood mental illnesses.

2. Empower nurses to be able to identify individuals at risk and advocate for appropriate interventions.

3. Define measurement-based care (MBC) in psychiatry.

4. Give two examples of common self-report tools used in MBC.

5. Describe two benefits of MBC.

6. Describe the advantages of using mental health simulation as a replacement for traditional clinical hours.

7. Identify the components for successful implementation of mental health simulation scenarios.

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:  November 1, 2017. Expiration Date:  October 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.


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