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NUR160 - Borderline Personality Disorder (1.0 HR)

Purpose: The nurse will enhance her understanding of borderline personality disorder and treatment for this mental illness. Objectives: 1. Discuss borderline personality disorder; 2. List symptoms of this disorder; 3. Discuss the incidence of suicide and self-harm with the individual diagnosed with borderline personality disorder; 4. List the risk factors for BPD; 5. Explain how borderline personality disorder is diagnosed and treated; 6. Discuss what to do in a crisis situation. Continuing Education Credits: 1.0 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 1.0 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 1.0 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 1.0 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 1.0 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 1.0 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 1.0 CE hours for certified nursing assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.