PHILADELPHIA, February 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
'Handling Psychiatric Emergencies' is endorsed by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of its new eLearning course, Handling Psychiatric Emergencies. Written by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), in collaboration with members of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA), and offered exclusively by Elsevier, the course provides nurses with the information they need to safely care for patients experiencing psychiatric emergencies.
"Psychiatric emergency care is becoming increasingly more important in the US and abroad," said Dr. Susan Hohenhaus , Executive Director of ENA. "The delivery of safe and effective emergency nursing care begins with standardized, evidence based education. Nurses can be confident that this psychiatric emergency continuing education has been developed by emergency nursing experts, led by ENA and Elsevier."
This dynamic new course offers evidence-based continuing education to help nurses provide optimal care to patients experiencing psychiatric emergencies. The course features:
"The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requires hospitals to offer 24-hour-a-day psychiatric emergency care, and emergency nurses are caring for an increasing number of patients with psychiatric conditions," said '/>"/>
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