Overview/Goal:  At the end of this conference, the Advanced Practice Nurse will be prepared to:  Apply up-to-date knowledge and therapeutic skills on selected psychiatric/mental health topics to his/her clinical practice.

12.0 contact hours for RNs. 

Approval Statement:  This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Criteria for Successful Completion:

  • Attendance for 100% of each session (not missing more than 10 minutes).

  • Contact hours will be awarded commensurate with the number of sessions completed.

  • Completion and submission of an evaluation form

  • Contact Hours for this activity: 12.0 (this includes the pharmacology credit noted below*)

  • Pharmacology credit for this activity:  4.5*

Conflict of Interest:  There are no conflicts of interest for anyone in a position to control the content of the activity.

Commercial Support: There is no commercial support being received for this event.

Conference Information: 

For each session, be sure to sign in for continuing nursing education contact hours at the registration table.  Two copies of the certificate are provided. Record the sessions attended by initialing the space on the certificate beside the hours. Keep the white copy for your records and return the colored copy to the registration desk.   Be sure to turn in your evaluations and colored copy of your certificate at the registration desk at the end of the conference before you leave.  Continuing Nursing Education Units will be awarded for the sessions attended.

Completion of the continuing education hours are noted on the certificate.  Initial the sessions attended and add up the total hours for continuing education for both copies.

Evaluation forms:

After each presentation, complete the Presenter Evaluation form for questions #1 and #2 and address statement #3: Based on the knowledge presented, I intend to apply this knowledge and change my clinical practice in the following ways: (Write in a comment to document learning has occurred).  Be sure to turn in the Presentation Evaluations form at the Registration table before you leave.

Complete the Overall Evaluation form at the end of the conference before you leave and turn it in at the Registration table. leave and turn it in at the Registration table.