Psychopharmacology Update for School Nurses: Working Inter-professionally within your environment

Do you feel prepared to care for students taking medication for psychiatric diagnoses? Do you have systems of collaboration established with your school interdisciplinary teams to offer high-quality care across the school setting to these students?


This course is designed to provide school health professionals (SHPs) with up-to-date information on prescribing practices for prevalent mental health conditions and describe best practices for comprehensive medication management and interprofessional collaboration in school settings

Target Audience

School Nurse, School Psychologists, School Health Professionals

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Obtain up-to-date knowledge of medications currently being prescribed to treat psychiatric conditions in youth
  2. Understand the role of the school nurse in monitoring for therapeutic and adverse effects of common medications used to treat psychiatric conditions in youth
  3. Develop the ability to assess the quality of school/district interprofessional behavioral health team culture and collaboration efforts to support students being treated for mental health diagnoses
  4. Identify strategies to enhance collaboration between school professionals in student care planning and implementation
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 ANCC
    Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • 1.50 Participation
Course opens: 
05/18/2022
Course expires: 
05/17/2023
Cost:
$30.00
Agenda

Time

Topic(s)

Presenter(s)

1 minute

Welcome

Erin Sivak, MSN, BSN, RN

33 minutes

Psychopharmacology Update for School Nurses

Susan Franchi, DNP, FNP-C, RN

41 minutes

Working Inter-professionally within your environment

Susan Franchi, DNP, FNP-C, RN

Laura Rogers, Ed. D

Complete post-test, evaluation, and claim credit

Online
United States

Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Accredited Continuing Education activities to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. This information is disclosed to all activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to mitigate all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.  

In accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies that faculty, planners, authors, and anyone who may be in control of content has been mitigated.

No faculty has any financial relationships to disclose. 

Susan Franchi, DNP, FNP-C,RN

 SHIELD Course Development and Nurse Training Specialist

 

 


Laura Rogers, Ed. D

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 Senior Lecturer Emerita at Tufts University

 


Erin Sivak, MSN, BSN, RN

SHIELD Nurse Educator

Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 Boston University School of Medicine designates this enduring material 1.5 contact hours, none of which are eligible for pharmacology credit. 

 

SHIELD is a DESE-approved provider for PDPs. PDP certificates are issued for programs/series lasting 10 or more hours on a topic. CNE certificates are also issued for eligible courses. Learners may use CNE certificates toward PDPs.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 ANCC
    Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • 1.50 Participation

Price

Cost:
$30.00
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Note that live technical support is available on weekdays 9 am-5 pm, so plan your learning time accordingly. Please email BU SHIELD with any questions


Disclosure

THIS CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM IS INTENDED SOLELY FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES FOR QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS. IN NO EVENT SHALL BOSTON UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM. IN NO EVENT SHOULD THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL CARE.  NO PHYSICIAN-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP IS BEING ESTABLISHED. IN NO EVENT SHOULD INFORMATION IN THE MATERIALS REGARDING LAWS, REGULATIONS, OR LEGAL LIABILITY BE CONSIDERED LEGAL ADVICE OR USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR CONSULTING WITH AN ATTORNEY.


Copyright

This material is copyrighted by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH).  MDPH grants permission for use of these materials for non-commercial educational use only, provided credit is given to the MDPH.  Modification of content is permitted only with prior approval of the MDPH School Health Unit.


Special Services / Dietary Needs

Boston University strives to be accessible, inclusive and diverse in our facilities, programming and academic offerings. Your experience in this event is important to us. If you have a disability, require communication access services for the deaf or hard of hearing, or believe that you require a reasonable accommodation for another reason please contact the BUSM-CME Office at least 3 weeks prior to event to discuss your needs.  For in person meetings with meals, we will work to accommodate dietary requests (including, but not limited to: kosher, vegetarian, low cholesterol, and low sodium) received in writing at least three weeks prior to the start of the conference.  Please contact us at cme@bu.edu