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2014-09-04 23:12:50

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association honors ten psychiatric-mental health nurses for excellence in mental health care and wellness promotion. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 APNA Annual Awards. Each year, the recipients are nominated by colleagues and selected by a committee of their peers. This year’s awards recipients will be recognized in person at the APNA 28th...

2014-08-27 12:31:07

VICTORIA, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has released a new report outlining 16 recommendations for police education and training to better prepare Canadian police personnel for interactions with people with mental illness. The report, entitled TEMPO: Police Interactions - A report towards improving interactions between police and people living with mental health problems, was launched at the 109(th) annual conference of the Canadian Association of Chiefs...

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...

2014-05-22 23:12:31

90 Psychiatric Rehabilitation Professionals Earn Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner Designation McLean, VA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) welcomes 90 new psychiatric rehabilitation professionals who passed the Spring 2014 Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP) designation to a group of distinguished leaders in the psychiatric rehabilitation field. Through the CPRP designation, PRA advances the psychiatric...

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...

2014-05-09 23:10:15

A speaker known for frankness, sensitivity and humor, Mr. Stucker’s talk will center on how families and employers can help those with mental health challenges recover. NAMI Metro Baltimore is the local affiliate for the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The Baltimore affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today announced it is hosting a lecture and discussion led by Virgil Stucker, founding Chairman...

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...


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