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The Safety Checks survey was sent out to the membership by the Institute for Safe Environments in September of 2010. Over 300 members filled out the survey. Click on each question to view a summary of the responses.
Sherry Davis, RN-PMH
2010 Award for Excellence in Practice ~ RN-PMH
Sherry Davis, RN-PMH has been a psychiatric nurse for 23 years. Whether she’s coordinating a nonprofit integrated outpatient mental health clinic or working with a mobile crisis team, her practice reflects her commitment to excellence. She currently serves as coordinator of the Integrated Services Team at the Helen Ross McNabb Center in Knoxville Tennessee, tenaciously advocating for her patients while also interacting, collaborating, and managing a large and diverse staff.
Dawn Vanderhoef, DNP, RN, PMHNP/CNS-BC
2010 Award for Innovation ~ Individual
A new idea usually starts with a problem. For Dawn Vanderhoef, DNP, RN, PMHNP/CNS-BC, the problem was communication. An Assistant Professor in the Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner Program at Vanderbilt University, she especially focused on improving communication in an educational environment.
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