June 2013 Member News
Nancy Hanrahan to lead Penn Nursing’s development of a post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) toolkit
The American Nurses Foundation (ANF), the philanthropic arm of the American Nurses Association (ANA), has made a $75,000 grant to the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing to develop a PTSD toolkit to help civilian RNs assess and treat PTSD in veterans and military service members. Nancy Hanrahan, PhD, RN, CS, FAAN, will lead the project at the university. http://nursingworld.org/FunctionalMenuCategories/MediaResources/PressReleases/ANF-to-Develop-E-tools-to-Aid-Nurses-in-PTSD-Treatment.pdf
   
Bernadette Melnyk named Editor for STTI's Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) has announced that Bernadette Melnyk, dean at The Ohio State University College of Nursing, has accepted the position of editor of Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, a peer-reviewed evidence-based nursing journal published by Wiley on behalf of The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International.
   
Janet Stewart, RN-C featured in article Husband and wife therapy team treat couples on the brink at luxury retreats
The Bangor Daily News article covers Stewart's practice which she operates with her husband. http://bangordailynews.com/2013/06/17/health/husband-and-wife-therapy-team-treat-couples-on-the-brink-at-luxury-retreats/
 
   
  Bonnie Strollo named to Child Care Council Inc. Board
Bonnie Strollo, EdD, MS, RN, NPP-BC is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and coordinator of the pediatric psychiatric consultation liaison service at Golisano Children’s Hospital. She is assistant professor of clinical nursing at the University of Rochester Medical Center. http://thelcn.com/2013/06/19/2-local-women-named-to-child-care-council/#sthash.Q8b9AFPJ.dpbs
   
Rose Walter, ARNP chosen to serve on American Nurses Credentialing Center Panel of Standards Setting
The panel performs review and certification of exams administered to nurses wishing to practice in pmh nursing. Walter is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center with a Master’s of Science in Nursing. http://kmaland.com/06087_SHENANDOAH_NURSE_SELECTED_FOR_PANEL_060927.asp
   
 
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