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1 Wisconsin Student Nurses Association Convention To Help and To Heal February 1-3, 2013 Created By: Amanda Ball, Elisabeth Foti, Corinna Greenwood, Allison Epker Heidi Lindroth,!!!

2 Exhibitors Froedtert Hospital UW Hospital & Clinics Ministry Health Care Mayo Clinic Holy Family Memorial Marian University WNA Viterbo University Alverno College Grand Canyon University Hurst

3 Keynote Speaker Julianne Carbin, Executive Director of NAMI WI National Alliance on Mental Illness Should not define people by mental illness….should say “Sally” who has Bipolar Disorder.

4 Patients with a Mental Illness Use the 3 C’s in your Nursing ▫Build a positive Connection ▫Patient feels a sense of Control ▫Patient believes in their own Competence

5 NURSES Stretch base of knowledge about mental illness Advocate for Patients NEED for Mental Health Nurses! Nurses are the beginning and end of all mental health treatment

6 Understanding PTSD Dr. Carrol Berndet PTSD can occur when a person experiences any kind of trauma….loss of CONTROL, SAFETY, and SECURITY. Best to undergo treatment with Support Groups and get Feedback from other people to develop Rational Explanations- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

7 Care of the Caregiver Teri Vega-Stromberg Defined nurse burnout and compassion fatigue ▫Nurse burn-out: Periods of prolonged stress  Nursingburnout.net ▫Compassion fatigue: emotional stress and burnout combined. Importance of self-care ▫Find an outlet! (Exercise, outdoors, etc.) ▫Have a best friend that will tell you when you are overextended. ▫Communicate your needs to others!

8 Child/Adolescent Behavioral Health Lana Cheslock Treatment for Mental Health Patients include MEDICATION AND THERAPY simultaneously Currently there is a massive shortage of child/adolescent psychiatry units available in WI Diagnosis Strongly Depends On….  Insurance  Route of Medication  Availability of Mental Health Locations

9 Child/Adolescent Behavioral Health Children often go after things/behave badly towards things they love the most (pets, siblings) Privacy is different concerning adolescents  Records and Treatment are PRIVATE for ages 14 and older INSTEAD of 18 years old

10 Organ Donation in Today’s World WI Donor Network

11 Nursing Delegation In Wisconsin Thomas Neumann MS, RN History of the Wisconsin Nurse Practice Act National Council of State Boards of Nursing 2006 NCSBN & ANA Joint Statement on Nursing Delegation:  The RN assumes overall accountability for delegation  Delegated to staff must demonstrate abilities  “If you can’t educate, don’t delegate”

12 House of Delegates Parliamentary Procedure Edgewood: 4 Delegates out of 7 possible WSNA Board will be at Nurses Day at the Capitol Tuesday March 5 th Constituent School Reports ▫Many schools instituting mentor programs ▫Community blood pressure clinics, checking blood sugars at health fairs, blood drives ▫WSNA President was impressed with ECSNA’s Report

13 SUNDAY WSNA Board of Delegates Elections ▫18 positions ▫Most of them filled by three different schools that have a much lower membership and less delegates than us ▫Only one person was running for each seat ▫A lot of 1 st, 2 nd and 3 rd semester students filled these positions ▫Edgewood students could easily get on the board

14 WNA PULSE Now Available to NURSING STUDENTS ▫Wisconsinnurses.orgWisconsinnurses.org  Click PULSE logo to then sign up ▫Deactivates when you graduate, however you get 50% off your first year dues

15 Upcoming Events National Student Nurses’ Association 61st Annual Convention April 3-7, 2013 Charlotte, North Carolina Madison Student Nurses Association April 20 th 2013 Edgewood College


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