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Latest Psychiatric and mental health nursing Stories

2014-03-31 23:37:02

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) announces a new online presentation, Policy Implications of Integrated Care, in which psychiatric-mental health nurse and authority on integrated mental health policy Sharon Katz, FPMH-APRN, CRNP explores the policy implications of integrated care, especially with regards to psychiatric-mental health nursing. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association has released an online presentation, The Policy...

2014-03-26 12:29:43

RICHMOND, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To address the shortage of mental health professionals in Virginia, the Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has launched two initiatives: A scholarship program to increase the number of Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners and a Continuing Medical Education Webinar for physicians and nurse practitioners who want to further develop their knowledge about prescribing behavioral health medicines. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner...

2014-03-06 23:29:51

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association Board of Directors has named Colleen Corte to the new position of Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. Corte will work with current Editor Karen Stein to continue to develop and grow the peer-reviewed journal. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) announced that the APNA Board of Directors has named Colleen Corte, PhD, RN, to the newly created...

2014-02-12 23:27:08

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is pleased to announce the fourteen new members of its Virtual Nursing Academy of APNA Champions for Smoking Cessation. APNA will support these psychiatric-mental health nurses in the implementation of promising smoking cessation initiatives as a part of the organization’s broader commitment to meeting the health needs of individuals with mental illness and substance use disorders. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 On the 50th...

2014-01-22 23:28:43

Job opportunities in Northern California for Gurnick’s Psychiatric Technician Program grads and students are rising. Concord, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Job opportunities in Northern California for Gurnick’s Psychiatric Technician Program grads and students are rising. According to State of California Employment Development Department, in California, the number of Psychiatric Technicians is expected to grow faster than average growth rate for all occupations. Jobs for Psychiatric...

2014-01-16 23:29:02

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is calling for abstracts to be presented at the APNA 28th Annual Conference, October 22-25, 2014 in Indianapolis, IN. Submissions will be accepted until March 4, 2014. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association invites psychiatric mental health nurses and behavioral health professionals to submit abstracts to be considered for presentation at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association 28th...

2014-01-08 11:16:37

Patients perceive nonclinical care setting as 'helpful and positive' Emergency departments may not be the best choice for persons suffering from severe mental illness or emotional distress. According to a new qualitative study by DePaul University School of Nursing researchers, persons in a mental health crisis may be better served in an alternative recovery-oriented, homelike environment instead of a traditional emergency department. "Hospital emergency departments are not set up for...

2013-12-12 23:02:16

Give an Hour™, a national nonprofit organization providing free mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities, offers counseling and other mental health services to anyone needing help, including those with less-than-honorable discharges. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Give an Hour™, a national nonprofit organization providing mental health services, at no cost, to members of the military,...

2013-12-09 12:25:22

The Forum Responds to Findings by the State Department of Public Health that the Greylock Pavilion Provides Essential Services for the Health of the Community and to a Call by DPH for NARH Administration to Work with the Community to Find an Alternative to Closure MEDIA ADVISORY NORTH ADAMS, Mass., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060525/NETH016LOGO)...

2013-12-09 10:05:03

Nurses Bring Fresh Perspective to Caring for Troubled Teens, SLU Researcher Finds Psychiatric nurses offer a missing and critical point of view in treating adolescents in foster care who have mental health issues, an instructor at Saint Louis University School of Nursing found. “Adding a mental health nurse to the treatment team would be ideal. He or she could bring a much-needed medical perspective to caring for teens in foster care who have psychiatric disorders. Child welfare...