Crises are never scheduled, convenient or easy. But they do happen, and you will face them. Imagine if you could come to work knowing that you and your co-workers would be able to confidently manage the most unpredictable and dangerous patient behaviors. In one career-changing day, you can learn the latest, safest, and best practices for the psychiatric emergencies that can take place in your non-psychiatric work setting.
Brian Fonnesbeck, an expert Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nurse, understands well the types of challenges that healthcare professionals encounter in the emergency department, the med/surg floor, long-term care… in practically all settings/departments, there are opportunities for patient and family interactions to suddenly go frighteningly wrong.
You've heard the horrific stories… and perhaps have a few of your own!
Brian will provide you with actual solutions to all these challenges! Crisis prevention skills, medication updates, how to protect your own safety, effective verbal interventions and the emerging new trends to get ready for.
Full of practical tools and tips, this live webcast will teach you how to make crisis situations more manageable, overcome your worries and improve your readiness to handle psychiatric emergencies related to violence, alcohol/substance abuse, suicide risk, dementia, agitation… and more!
You already know that these high-risk situations open up the possibility of legal risk… the growing risks are taking place due to short staffing, inadequate training, outdated policies, and sometimes just honest mistakes made during extremely stressful and challenging moments.
Confidently walk away with new insights to be able to protect your own safety, your license, your liability risk… and ultimately explore strategies that will allow you to more effectively provide the very best care to patients experiencing a psychiatric emergency.
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 live interactive webcast. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether web based activities are 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
CE Information is based on 100% attendance.
Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.
This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 6.25 CE contact hour(s).
This program offers 120 instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for 2.0 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement.
PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.3 contact hours.
PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 17118 for 6.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required. No partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance.
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # FBN2858. This course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 6.3 contact hours. Full attendance in the activity is required; no partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. These contact hours are used for your license renewal. Please email email@example.com with your license number, include the webcast title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid for the webcast.
The following state psychologist boards recognize activities sponsored by PESI, Inc. as an approved ACCME provider: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin. This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Certificates of attendance will be issued for you to submit to your state licensing board to recognize for continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.
PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education.
PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.
PESI, Inc. is approved by the CPA OPD to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Provider #PES010. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. PESI is offering this activity for 6.25 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.
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 continuing education hours. Full credit statement at: www.pesi.com/cpa-statement
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 6.3 continuing education credits.
PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 268.000102. Full attendance at this self-study course qualifies for 6.25 contact hours.
PESI, Inc. is approved by the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This activity will qualify for 6.25 contact hours.
This live activity consists of 380 minutes of continuing education instruction and is related to the practice of psychology.
PESI, Inc. is approved by the Ohio Psychological Association, Provider #263896894, to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI is offering this activity for 6.25 hours of continuing education credit.
This activity qualifies for 380 continuing education minutes 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.
Thomas R. Weiss, MD, is a psychiatrist in solo private practice in San Antonio, Texas. He is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, completed residency at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, and a Fellowship in Consultation Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is certified in Adult, Geriatric, and Addiction Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology.
Dr. Weiss has experience as a staff psychiatrist in acute care settings, chemical dependency units and geropsychiatric settings. Additionally, he has been a Principal Investigator at Synexus/Radiant Research since 1999 and has participated in over 300 research studies.
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For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.
Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.
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