Psychiatric Nursing Care Across the Life Span

March 24, 2017 - 2:00 pm

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association and APNA Kentucky Chapter 2017 Annual Conference presented PSYCHIATRIC NURSING CARE ACROSS THE LIFE SPACE on March 24 at Embassy Suites in Lexington, Kentucky. 

BH WELL team members presented on a number of topics: 
 
“Understanding Dual Diagnosis: Intellectual Disability and Mental Health” Dr. Dianna Inman 

“The Impact of Substance Use on Social Cognition and Recovery from Mental Illness” Dr. Chizimuzo (Zim) Okoli 

The team also had three students present posters: 

“Changes in tobacco treatment after introducing a service in a state psychiatric facility.” Yazan Al-Mrayat, Chizimuzo Okoli 

“Evaluation of the Healthy-Heart, Healthy-Brain (H3B) Program” Sooksai Kaewbua 

“Smoking cessation among pregnant women with mental illness.” Ryan Hopson 

This conference was sponsored by UK HealthCare and Eastern State Hospital and supported as part of our Academic-Practice Partnership.