December 2013 APNA Member News

Diane Allen and Michele Moreau co-authors of article, "Seclusion and Restraint Use in Children and Adults: Differences Between Age Groups", published in Journal of Psychosocial Nursing
Additional authors include Alexander de Nesnera, MD and R. Joffree Barrnett, MD. Allen and de Nesnera presented on this work at the APNA 27th Annual Conference in October, 2013. Allen is Assistant Director of Nursing, New Hampshire Hospital and Moreau is is Nurse Manager of the Anna Philbrook Center, New Hampshire Hospital.
Dale Knode featured in Veterans' Day article: "Yankton Man Part Of Honored Team That Helps Returning Soldiers With Transition Back To Stateside Life"
Knode is a a psychiatric nurse at Lewis and Clark Behavioral Health Services IMPACT and, as an Army Reserve member, serves at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C., where his Combat Stress and Addictions Program (CSARP) has achieved a 95 percent success rate.
R. John Repique featured in America's Essential Hospitals article: "Behavioral health care: Filling an unmet LGBT need"
Repique is vice president and chief administrative officer of Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital in Miami, Florida.
Theodora Sirota's blog post, "A Reminder To Help Those Suffering This Holiday Season", posted on Caldwell's Patch
Sirota is an associate professor of nursing at Caldwell College.
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