New! Psychiatric Advance Directives
$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Advanced
CE Course Description
A psychiatric or mental health advance directive (PAD) is a legal tool that allows a person with mental illness to state their preferences for treatment in advance of a crisis. This CE course provides background and practical information on the use of PADs as a tool for promoting self-directed care in psychiatric treatment, making progress toward parity in mental health treatment.
Author: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: A Practical Guide to Psychiatric Advance Directives. Rockville, MD: Center for Mental Health Services. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2019.
References / Contributions by:
Griswold, K.S., Pastore, P.A., Homish, G.G., & Henke, A. (2010) Access to Primary Care: Are Mental Health Peers Effective in Helping Patients After a Psychiatric Emergency? Primary Psychiatry, 17:42- 45.
Hibbard, J.H., Green, J., (2013). What the evidence shows about patient activation: Better health outcomes and care experiences; fewer data on costs. (2013) Health Affairs, 32: 207-214.
Paskett, E.D., Harrop, J.P., Wells, K.J. (2011). Patient navigation: An update on the state of the science. CA: Cancer Journal for Clinicians, 61:237-249.
Retrieved from: https://www.samhsa.gov/ebp-resource-center
CE Course Objectives
1. Explain when a PAD goes into effect.
2. Give three examples of periods when a person may lack capacity.
3. List three things that an advance instruction does.
4. Provide the top three common barriers that were reported for not having a PAD.
CE Outline with Main Points
1. Practical Guide to Psychiatric Advance Directives
2. Resources and Crisis Planning
3. Tips for a Healthcare Agent
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Added On: 2019-09-30