Psychiatric Emergencies: How to Accurately Assess and Manage the Patie
Digital Seminar

Psychiatric Emergencies: How to Accurately Assess and Manage the Patient in Crisis


Average Rating:
  4   (1 comments)
Faculty:
Deborah Antai-Otong
Duration:
5 Hours 50 Minutes
Copyright :
Nov 17, 2014
Product Code:
POS076255
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

THIS COMPREHENSIVE SEMINAR COVERS:

  • Violent and aggressive behavior
  • Suicidal behavior
  • Psychotic emergencies including psychosis-related to medical conditions
  • Substance-related emergencies; intoxication and withdrawal
  • Traumatic stress reactions
  • Emergencies related to mood and anxiety disorders
  • Family crises

You are expected to rapidly form a therapeutic alliance, rule out medical conditions, accurately assess symptoms and appropriate dispositions. These situations necessitate a “fast pace” that demands astute judgment and clinical skills. Watch this practical seminar on psychiatric emergencies and you will receive critical information and skills you need to manage these situations effectively.

Credits

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


Counselors

This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 6.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 7.6 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

This intermediate activity is approved for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


Canadian Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 6.0 self-study continuing education hours. Full credit statement at: www.pesi.com/cpa-statement


Florida Psychologists

PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number #50-399. This product qualifies for 6.3 self-study continuing education credits.


Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. 


Canadian Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level self-study course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.


Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


New York Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education credit.


California Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Licensed Educational Psychologists

The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the APA and the ASWB. Full participation in this self-study course will qualify for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.


Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number #50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.25 continuing education credits.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.


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Faculty

Deborah Antai-Otong Related seminars and products: 1

MS, RN, FAAN


Deborah Antai-Otong, MS, CNS-BC, Psychiatric MH Nurse Practitioner, FAAN, is a Board certified specialist in psychiatric mental health nursing; a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, author and national speaker on psychosocial and mental health organizational consultative topics including addiction, depression, bipolar disorder, psychopharmacology, and psychiatric emergencies. In addition to having authored multiple publications in book chapters and journals, Ms. Antai-Otong has authoredPsychiatric Nursing: Biological and Behavioral ConceptsPsychiatric Emergencies: How to Accurately Assess and Manage the Patient in Crisis,Nurse-Client Communication: A Life Span Approach; and Psychiatric Nursing Pocket Guide. She is also on several editorial boards and is a manuscript reviewer for nursing and non-nursing refereed journals. She is a nationally-sought speaker and mental health consultant.

 

A lifelong learner, she received her undergraduate BSN degree in nursing and Master’s degree in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing from Texas Woman’s University and Post-Masters Psychiatric Mental Health certificate from the University of Texas at Arlington. She has extensive clinical experience in psychiatric emergencies and organizational consultation.

 

SPEAKER DISCLOSURE:

 

Financial: Deborah Antai-Otong is a Continuous Readiness Officer for the Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 17. She is an author for PESI Publishing & Media and receives royalties. Ms. Antai-Otong receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

 

Nonfinancial: Deborah Antai-Otong is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, American Nurses Association, Texas Nurses Association, American Psychiatric Nurses Association, and the International Society for Psychiatric Nurses.


Additional Info

Program Information

CD/DVD

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Additional Resources

To order the book, Psychiatric Emergencies, Second Edition, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Psychopharmacology: Straight Talk on Mental Health Medications, Second Edition, please visit our product store.


Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  • Describe psychiatric emergencies arising from psychotic disorders.
  • Assess intoxication and withdrawal symptoms of major psychoactive drugs.
  • Differentiate symptoms of delirium and dementia.
  • Distinguish medical and psychiatric causes of psychosis.
  • Outline major de-escalating measures in potentially violent patients.
  • Design a plan of care for a patient presenting with a psychiatric emergency.
  • Compile populations at risk for suicide and homicide.
  • Designate measures that reduce the aftermath of emotional trauma in healthcare professionals.

Outline

The Psychosocial Assessment

  • Differential Diagnosis

Legal Implications

Psychotic Disorders Emergencies

  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar Disorder, Manic Episode
  • Psychosis Related to General Medical Condition
    • Delirium
    • Other medical conditions
      • Endocrine disorders
      • Cardiovascular disorders
      • Pulmonary disorders
    • Dementia
      • Alzheimer’s disease

Alcohol-Related Emergencies

  • Intoxication
  • Withdrawal
    • Delirium tremens
  • Acute Stage
    • Detoxification
    • Medical interventions
  • Stabilization Stage

Drug-Related Emergencies

  • Stimulants that Affect the Central Nervous System
    • Cocaine
    • Amphetamine
    • PCP
    • Hallucinogens
    • LSD
  • Acute Management
  • Stabilization

Managing Violent/Aggressive Behaviors

Self-destructive Behaviors

  • The Suicidal Client
  • Suspect drug overdose
  • The Homicidal Client
  • The Self-mutilating Client

Mood Disorders: Emergencies

Anxiety Disorder: Emergencies

Trauma Emergencies

  • Domestic Violence Survivor
  • Rape Survivor
  • Acute Stress Reaction

Family Crises

  • Child and Adolescent
  • Geriatric Emergencies
  • Crisis Intervention
    • Individual
    • Couple
    • Family

Questions and Answers

Evaluation

Target Audience

Counselors, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Psychologists, Social Workers and other Mental Health Professionals

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