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2014-07-29 23:15:07

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association elects four members to its Board of Directors: Mary Ann Nihart, Susan Dawson, Wailua Brandman, Leslie Oleck Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is pleased to announce the results of the 2014 APNA Elections. The following newly-elected members will begin their terms on the APNA Board of Directors at the APNA 28th Annual Conference, October 22-25, in Indianapolis, Indiana: Mary Ann Nihart -...

2014-07-08 23:12:03

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) 28th Annual Conference will offer attendees the opportunity to earn more than 130 continuing nursing education contact hours through scientific and educational sessions, symposia, interactive panels, and posters tailored for psychiatric-mental health nurses. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association's 28th Annual Conference will be held October 22-25, 2014 at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in...

2014-06-26 23:14:09

To support psychiatric-mental health nurses in reducing the use of seclusion and restraint in the provision of health care, the American Psychiatric Nurses Association has updated its Position Statement on the Use of Seclusion and Restraint and the Seclusion and Restraint Standards of Practice, and is making them available to the public online. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) has released the newly revised APNA Position Paper on...

2014-05-19 23:01:48

Four teams awarded for creating innovative technologies to tackle mental health issues. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The Health Technology Forum (HTF) is pleased to announce the winners for phase one of its second annual Code-a-thon held on May 11 -12 at the University of San Francisco (USF). This year’s theme of innovation in behavioral health offered participants a high-energy environment to design new solutions in the mental health space. Nearly 19% of Americans suffer...

2014-05-13 23:15:07

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) Board of Directors recognizes the exceptional leadership of Karen Farchaus Stein as she begins a 2 year extension of her contract, which will see her completing a full 10 years as Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (JAPNA) Editor-in-Chief. To assure that JAPNA will continue to enjoy strong editorial leadership, APNA is launching the search for a candidate to assume the position on January 1, 2016. Falls Church, VA...

2014-04-17 16:27:23

Decision Comes at a Time of Critical Shortage for Mental Health Services in the State, According to the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when there is a critical shortage of mental health services and more than 40,000 patients a year are boarding in our state's hospital emergency departments for days and even weeks, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) has announced plans to close its highly regarded, and...

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...


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