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Region 3: Understanding PTSD: Assessment, Intervention, and Referral Skills for Nurses


2020-04-01 2020-04-01 America/New_York Region 3: Understanding PTSD: Assessment, Intervention, and Referral Skills for Nurses MNA MNA

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Description: Nurses are in a unique position to recognize the varied symptoms of PTSD in patients who are suffering from the stress associated with experiencing traumatic events. In this interactive training, nurses will learn about normal human responses to traumatic events and how to help. We will explore the range of symptoms of PTSD and discuss sensitive means of assessment and intervention. Through case examples, we will consider how nurses can support their patients by evaluating their readiness for change and strengthen the motivation of their patients to accept referrals for treatment and care.

Presenter: Susanna Slattery, PhD

Dates: Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Time: 5:30 – 6 p.m., Registration/Dinner
           6 – 8 p.m., Program

Location: Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Bay State Conference Center, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay. Drive onto campus and head toward the distant end of campus. The Bay State Conference Center is located directly across from the large MMA ship (not the red tugboat). There is a small parking lot adjacent to the conference center and additional parking is located along the canal edge.

Fee: Member/Associate Member, free*; Non-Members, $95. *Requires a $25 placeholder fee which will be returned upon attendance at program. Mail in registration with check only; online registration with credit card.

Contact Hours: Will be provided.

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