Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services

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How to Obtain Contact Hours by Reading This Issue


3.6 contact hours will be awarded by Villanova University College of Nursing upon successful completion of this activity. A contact hour is a unit of measurement that denotes 60 minutes of an organized learning activity. This is a learner-based activity. Villanova University College of Nursing does not require submission of your answers to the quiz. A contact hour certificate will be awarded once you register, pay the fee, and complete the evaluation form in the Healio Education Lab. To obtain contact hours you must:

Read the following articles, carefully noting any tables and other illustrative materials that are included to enhance your knowledge and understanding of the content. Be sure to keep track of the amount of time (number of minutes) you spend reading the article and completing the quiz.

  • The Effect of Respite Services on Carers of Individuals With Severe Mental IllnessRenee M. Brighton, PhD, MN; Christopher Patterson, MN, RN; Ellie Taylor, BPsych(Hons), MPhil; Lorna Moxham, PhD, MED; Dana Perlman, PhD; Susan Sumskis, PhD; and Tim Heffernan, BA, DipEd, on pages 33–38.
  • Charting the Course of Electroconvulsive Therapy: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Headed?Peter B. Rosenquist, MD; W. Vaughn McCall, MD, MS; and Nagy Youssef, MD, on pages 39–43.
  • Mental Health and the Transgender PopulationTamar C. Carmel, MD; and Laura Erickson-Schroth, MD, MA, on pages 44–48.

  • Read and answer each question on the quiz. After completing all of the questions, compare your answers to those provided within this issue. If you have incorrect answers, return to the article for further study.

  • Go to the Healio Education Lab to register for contact hour credit. You will be asked to provide your name, contact information, and payment of the $20.00 fee. Once you complete the online evaluation, a certificate will be automatically generated.

    This activity is valid for continuing education credit until November 30, 2019.

    Contact Hours

    This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

    Villanova University College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    Activity Objectives

    1. Highlight the significance of carer burden on individuals who provide care for loved ones with mental illness.

    2. Demonstrate the effectiveness of respite for carers of individuals with mental illness..

    3. Identify clinical responses that support electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) as a safe and effective treatment.

    4. State a focus for the future direction of ECT treatment.

    5. Describe the theoretical basis of current transgender mental health research.

    6. Identify factors responsible for negative mental health outcomes in the transgender and gender-nonconforming population.

    Disclosure Statements

    Peter B. Rosenquist receives research support from MECTA Corporation. W. Vaughn McCall receives research support from MECTA Corporation; has been a consultant for Merck & Co.; is on the speakers bureau for CME Outfitters; and receives royalties from Wolters Kluwer Health publishing. Nagy Youssef receives research support from the US Department of Veterans Affairs and August Biomedical Research; and has received CME honoraria from the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. The planners and remaining authors have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.



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