The list of presentations from the 2017 CFMHN National Mental Health Conference: Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing in a Dynamic Health Care Environment: Complexity and Collaboration across the Continuum of Care are below. The presentations are from authors who have given us permission to post them.

Pre-Conference Workshop #3- Complex, Collaborative Mental Health and Addiction Nursing Practice: Nurses and Educators Ensure Holistic Care across the Continuum in a Dynamic Environment

Pre-Conference Workshop #5- Medical Assistance in Dying: the Mental Health Context

Pre-Conference Workshop #6- Clinical Management and Harm Reduction for Common Substances of Concern: Exploring Alcohol, Benzodiazepines, Opioids, and Cannabis 

A2-1-Kipping- Advancing Patient Engagement in Mental Health

A3-1-Forsyth- Nurse Leadership: Promoting Empowerment of Nurses

A3-2-Gehrs- Aspiring Mental Health and Addictions Nursing Leaders: Five Year Outcomes of an Organization’s Investment in a Structured Nursing Leadership Development Initiative

A4-2-Lasiuk- Women`s Experience of Perinatal Loss

B1-1-Torresan- Coordinated Care Planning – Prevention of MH Readmissions

B1-2-Bana- Introduction of ‘Collaborative Care Model’ to Enhance Quality of Care in Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit

B2-2-Carmichael-Implementing Team Response Training for the Management of Aggressive and Responsive Behaviours

B3-1-Raymond- The Impact of Education Sessions on Staff Attitudes Towards Patients with Addictions

B3-2-Hust- Recovering not Condemned: The Lived Experience of Nursing Students with Mental Health Concerns

C2-Martin- It is Time for Change: Prevention and Alternatives to Restraint & Seclusion

C3-Dresher- Requiring a Medical Ordering for Initiating the Controlled Act of Psychotherapy: Problems for Nurses and their Patients

C4-Forchuk- The No Fixed Address version 2 (NFA v.2) project

D1-2-Holm- ARCS, an Improved Access to Mental Health and Addiction Services through collaboration between Acute Care Hospitals and Community Mental Health Agencies

D2-1-Loumankis- Development of Forensic Mental Health Nursing Competencies within a Canadian Context

D2-2-McMillan- Compassionate Care Model of Caring: Application in Mental Health Nursing of Individuals with a Dual Diagnosis

D3-1-Crick- Using Case Study Methodology to Improve Mental Health Assessment

D3-2-Hudspeth- RNAO Advanced Clinical Practice Fellowship- Implementing BPG guidelines Client`s Who Use Substances on an inpatient Mood Disorders Unit

D4-1-Martin- Competency-based Mental Health Inpatient Nursing Orientation: A Renewed Focus and Standardized Approach to Support New Hires

D4-2-Thiele- Introduction of a Toolkit for Mental Health Nurses in Non-Identified Mental Health Settings

E1-1-Van Herk- Providing Trauma-Informed Care to Homeless Individuals Living with Concurrent Disorders

E2-1-Vucenic- Building System Wide Capacity in Providing Integrated Care for those Affected by Concurrent Disorders

E4-1-Illesinghe- Interventions Aimed at Addressing Stigma of Mental Illness: Key Points of Consideration for Mental Health Nurses

F1-1-Martin- Patients` & Nurses` Perceptions about Hope & Hope Engendering Interventions in Forensic & Acute Mental Health Services

F1-2-Jim Quinn, Worksheet- Socratic Questioning Basic Training

F2-1-Maddigan- Recovery Outcomes and Experiences Following Early Psychosis: Implications for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses

F3-2-Holt- Partnerships in Medication Management (PIMM)

F4-1-Tourloukis- Faithful or Faith Full? An Exploration of the Impact of Religiosity on Nurse’s Job Satisfaction

G1-2-Jensen- Reducing the Impact of Interpersonal Trauma in the Community through Improving Intake Screening and Referral

G3-2-Thibeault- Advancing Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practice: The Graduate Diploma in Mental Health and Addictions Nursing

G4-1-Bucago- The Role of an Addiction Nurse: Bridging Quality and Safety Across Transitions from Emergency Department (ED) to Addiction Medicine Service (AMS)

G4-2-Johnston- A Two Stage Study Analysis of a Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) Patient Experience Survey Pre and Post Quality Intervention