Integrated Care - Recent Developments

Article by APNA Member Gail Stuart, PhD, RN, FAAN: Can Nurses Be the Cornerstone of Integrated Care?
Gail W. Stuart describes how nurses can help move “integrated” from a descriptive adjective to an action verb.

5 Ways Nurses Can Advance Bidirectional Integration
As a critical member of the team who has frequent interaction with the individual client, here are five ways nurses can help advance primary and behavioral healthcare integration efforts.


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NIH study shows people with serious mental illnesses can lose weight

A study, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and reported in The New England Journal of Medicine, shows that a modified lifestyle intervention program can help people with serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression lose weight and keep it off.



The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.