Middle Age Anxiety, Depression & Suicide
Presented by Connie Vogel, PhD, RN, CNS, CNE
A recent CDC report finds suicide rates have risen sharply among middle-age Americans. What changes within our society have led to this drastic increase, and what are the assessment strategies for recognizing depression, anxiety and suicide potential?
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder by Donna D. Wittert, MSN, RN, APN/CNP; Barbara Scarano, RN, APN-BC; Oren Shtayermman, PhD, MSW
CE82-60 | 1.0 contact hour
Healthcare professionals who work with children are familiar with some who just don’t seem to fit in. For many of these children, the true problem is a biological, neurodevelopmental disorder known as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Preventing Suicide in the Hospital Setting by Susan Phillips, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC
CE649 | 1.0 contact hour
The goal of this program is to provide nurses with information about The Joint Commission’s Sentinel Event Alert, Issue 46, which focuses on preventing suicide in the general medical hospital, including EDs and medical/surgical units.
Psychiatric Emergencies in the ED by Cindy Allen, PhD, FNP, BC; Annemarie Donato, MSN, FNP-BC, RN; Sam Kini, MD, FACEP; Jan Grossman, PhD, APRN, BC, PMHCS, FAAN; and Connie Vogel, PhD, RN, CNS-BC, CNE
CE580 | 1.0 contact hour
The goal of this program is to educate ED nurses about psychiatric emergencies including the assessment and nursing interventions.
How nurses can advocate for their patients
“Advocating for patients is within mission,” according to Susan Perkins, MSN, a nurse practice consultant who teaches in the nursing program at the University of Phoenix® Main Campus. She stresses that nurses should ask patients open questions to help determine their specific needs, and then go to bat for them when necessary.
How to avoid burnout in the helping professions
“People who work in helping professions prone to professional burnout,” says Katherine Martinez, a licensed marriage and family therapist and an instructor in the marriage, family and child therapy program at the University of Phoenix® Central Valley Campus in California.
The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health
In 2008, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the IOM launched a two-year initiative to respond to the need to assess and transform the nursing profession. The IOM appointed the Committee on the RWJF Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the IOM, with the purpose of producing a report that would make recommendations for an action-oriented blueprint for the future of nursing.