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Latest Psychiatric 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...

2014-03-02 23:00:30

‘Mental Health Care in Settings Where Mental Health Resources Are Limited’ educates field clinicians on treating mental health. Los Angeles (PRWEB) March 02, 2014 In May of 2013, the 66th World Health Assembly adopted the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Comprehensive Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020, setting four major objectives in motion. One of the objectives calls for more governance for mental health and effective leaders, leaders like Dr. Pamela Smith. Smith, a...

2014-02-25 23:30:55

2014 sees the Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center increasing their services to address new issues in mental illness. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 A leading mental health treatment center in South Florida is expanding their focus on case management in light of new considerations in mental health. The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center is a mental health treatment facility that has gained notoriety since opening its doors in November 2012. This year they are taking...

2014-02-21 23:03:19

Give an Hour’s network of volunteers pledge to give one hour of their time each week and now includes nearly 7,000 licensed mental health professionals in all 50 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, and Guam. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Give an Hour™, a national nonprofit organization providing free and confidential mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities announces that that its network of nearly...

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...

2014-02-03 12:29:07

CANTON, Mass., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), the professional association and largest union for registered nurses and health professionals in the Commonwealth, has been recognized for its high quality continuing education program by receiving Accreditation with Distinction from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the credentialing body's highest rating. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060525/NETH016LOGO)...

Mental Health Boosted By Caring For A Pet
2014-02-01 06:15:20

[ Watch the Video: Can A Pet Make You More Sociable? ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from a developmental psychologist at Tufts University has found that young people who take care of a pet tend to have stronger social relationships and bonds to their communities. “Our findings suggest that it may not be whether an animal is present in an individual’s life that is most significant but rather the quality of that relationship,” said study author,...

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...