February 2014: APNA Members in the News

Op-Ed Co-authored by Kirstyn Kameg Published by the Pittsburgh Gazette
"We can do better for the mentally ill: Giving nurse practitioners greater scope would ease the shortage of providers", co-authored by Kirstyn Kameg, was published by the Pittsburgh Gazette on January 15, 2014. http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/Op-Ed/2014/01/15/We-can-do-better-for-the-mentally-ill/stories/201401150019
Darlene Pederson's Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing – PsychNotes: Clinical Pocket Guide 4th edition Awarded First Place in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards
Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing – PsychNotes: Clinical Pocket Guide 4th edition, by Darlene Pederson, provides information on basic behavioral theories, mental health assessments, aspects of psychiatric and crisis interventions, updated psychotropic information, terrorism, PTSD and Military, labs/tests, client education, and more. The American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year program is a competition that recognizes the most valuable texts each year, as chosen by AJN’s panel of judges. http://www.newswise.com/articles/american-journal-of-nursing-announces-2013-book-of-the-year-awards
OpEd by R. John Repique Published by the Miami Herald
"Mental health and the Affordable Care Act", by R. John Repique was published by the Miami Herald on January 16, 2014. http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/01/16/3875122/mental-health-and-the-affordable.html
R. John Repique featured in Oncology Nurse Advisor article on Nurse Fatigue
R. John Repique was featured in "Nurse fatigue gets a wake-up call", an article published in the Oncology Nurse Advisor on December 18, 2013. http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/nurse-fatigue-gets-a-wake-up-call/article/326284/
Article by Donna Riemer published in SAMHSA's Recovery to Practice Highlights Newsletter
"My Recovery to Practice Journey", by Donna Riemer, was published in Volume 4, Issue 20 of SAMHSA's Recovery to Practice Highlights newsletter on December 19, 2013. http://www.dsgonline.com/rtp/wh/2013/2013_12_19/WH_2013_12_19.html
Judith Shindul-Rothschild given the Mary A. Manning Mentoring Award by the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses
The Mary A. Manning Mentoring Award is given annually to a nurse mentor who has a consistent record of outreach to practicing nurses or those pursuing advanced education. Judith Shindul-Rothschild is an Associate Professor at the Boston College Connell School of Nursing. http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/publications/chronicle/FeaturesNewsTopstories/2014/news/three-connell-school-faculty-to-be-honored-in-april.html
Susie Adams, Edie Barbero, and Theresa Adelman-Mullally recognized in 100 Inspiring Nursing Professors to Watch in 2014
The 100 Inspiring Nursing Professors to Watch in 2014, put together by OnlineLPNtoRN.org and presented in no particular order, honors influential nurse educators from across the country. Susie Adams is President-Elect of APNA, a professor of nursing at Vanderbilt University and the Director of their Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program. Edie Barbero is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Virginia School of Nursing and is the Coordinator of the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program. Theresa Adelman-Mullally is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Bradley University. http://onlinelpntorn.org/inspiring-nursing-professors/
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