Interdisciplinary Team Use of the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale with Mentally Ill Offenders

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/159744
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Presentation
Title:
Interdisciplinary Team Use of the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale with Mentally Ill Offenders
Abstract:
Interdisciplinary Team Use of the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale with Mentally Ill Offenders
Conference Sponsor:Midwest Nursing Research Society
Conference Year:2009
Author:Dempsey, Leona, PhD, APNP
P.I. Institution Name:University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Contact Address:90 Crimson Lane, Oshkosh, WI, 54902, USA
Contact Telephone:920-233-1658
Co-Authors:L.F. Dempsey, D. Leeman, College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI; D. Leeman, Dept. Of Corrections, Wisconsin Resource Center, Winnebago, WI;
The purpose of this study was to determine the utility of the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) as an evidenced based interdisciplinary treatment team (ITT) tool for use with mentally ill offenders (MIO's). A retrospective longitudinal descriptive design as well as a questionnaire was chosen to investigate the usefulness of the BPRS for ITT members. The ratings from the BPRS were collected for a period of 2 1/2 years to formulate 321 individual Treatment and Learning Plans (TLPs). Three sections of the TLPs were assessed to determine whether the language or ratings for the BPRS were used. Descriptive statistics, examples from TLP's, and a questionnaire completed by ten out of twelve ITT members were used to answer the research questions. Analysis of the use of BPRS language and ratings usage in the TLPs indicated that BPRS language was used in 71.6% of the TLPs while 49.3% of the ratings were used. Qualitative changes were noted in the TLP's richer language resulting in more clarity in statements. The ITT members indicated an overall average of 80.8% for the utility of the BPRS. The results indicate that the BPRS has been found to be an evidenced based assessment tool that can have utility in ITT planning. Nurses are part of ITT's that administer the BPRS and, as well, are participants in the team meetings that use the results to plan the care. Because of that, nurses can be instrumental in presenting approaches to more effective ITT work and evidence based practice. The approach of utilizing BPRS in ITT work can easily be applied to any long range treatment setting where ITT members need to have a common language and a clear method for each discipline's need to have an evidenced based practice. Specific applications for practice and future research are also given. Key words: Interdisciplinary Treatment Team, Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale, Evidenced Based Practice
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Midwest Nursing Research Society

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleInterdisciplinary Team Use of the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale with Mentally Ill Offendersen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/159744-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Interdisciplinary Team Use of the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale with Mentally Ill Offenders</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Midwest Nursing Research Society</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2009</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Dempsey, Leona, PhD, APNP</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">University of Wisconsin Oshkosh</td></tr><tr class="item-address"><td class="label">Contact Address:</td><td class="value">90 Crimson Lane, Oshkosh, WI, 54902, USA</td></tr><tr class="item-phone"><td class="label">Contact Telephone:</td><td class="value">920-233-1658</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">dempsey@uwosh.edu</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">L.F. Dempsey, D. Leeman, College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI; D. Leeman, Dept. Of Corrections, Wisconsin Resource Center, Winnebago, WI;</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">The purpose of this study was to determine the utility of the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) as an evidenced based interdisciplinary treatment team (ITT) tool for use with mentally ill offenders (MIO's). A retrospective longitudinal descriptive design as well as a questionnaire was chosen to investigate the usefulness of the BPRS for ITT members. The ratings from the BPRS were collected for a period of 2 1/2 years to formulate 321 individual Treatment and Learning Plans (TLPs). Three sections of the TLPs were assessed to determine whether the language or ratings for the BPRS were used. Descriptive statistics, examples from TLP's, and a questionnaire completed by ten out of twelve ITT members were used to answer the research questions. Analysis of the use of BPRS language and ratings usage in the TLPs indicated that BPRS language was used in 71.6% of the TLPs while 49.3% of the ratings were used. Qualitative changes were noted in the TLP's richer language resulting in more clarity in statements. The ITT members indicated an overall average of 80.8% for the utility of the BPRS. The results indicate that the BPRS has been found to be an evidenced based assessment tool that can have utility in ITT planning. Nurses are part of ITT's that administer the BPRS and, as well, are participants in the team meetings that use the results to plan the care. Because of that, nurses can be instrumental in presenting approaches to more effective ITT work and evidence based practice. The approach of utilizing BPRS in ITT work can easily be applied to any long range treatment setting where ITT members need to have a common language and a clear method for each discipline's need to have an evidenced based practice. Specific applications for practice and future research are also given. Key words: Interdisciplinary Treatment Team, Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale, Evidenced Based Practice</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T22:17:40Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T22:17:40Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipMidwest Nursing Research Societyen_GB
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