January 2015 APNA Member News

Dustin Adams
Dustin Adams quoted in "Friendship helps in addressing Dementia"
Adams is a psychiatric nurse practitioner at McKay-Dee Hospital Center in Ogden, Utah. The November 24th article was posted by the Standard Examiner. http://www.standard.net/Health/2014/11/25/Friendship-helps-in-addressing-dementia.html
Carol-Ann Cenac Carol-Ann Cenac honored as 2014-2015 VIP Professional Woman of the Year by National Association of Professional Women
Cenac is a psychiatric-mental health nurse with Corizon-Correctional Medical Associates in New York City. http://www.pressreleaserocket.net/national-association-of-professional-women-announces-carol-ann-cenac-psychiatric-nurse-practitioner-corizon-correctional-medical-associates-a-professional-woman/35061/
  Noelia Citialin featured in "New study says sleeping late could lead to mental disorders"
This December 9, 2014 article was posted by 23 ABC - Keros Bakersfield. http://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/new-study-says-sleeping-late-could-lead-to-mental-disorders
Nancy Hanrahan
Research by Nancy Hanrahan highlighted in "UPenn nursing professor investigates transitional care model for treating seriously mentally ill patients"
Hanrahan is an Associate Professor of Nursing at University of Pennsylvania. The Nurse.com article was posted on December 9, 2014. http://news.nurse.com/article/20141216/PA02/141215012?utm_content=sf34732062&utm_medium=spredfast&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=social2013&sf34732062=1#.VJQ0Jc4C
Presentation by Amy Kirsch featured in "SwedishAmerican Center for Mental Health’s use of soothing rooms gains national recognition"
Kirsch is Director of Psychiatric Services at SwedishAmerican. She presented “Soothing Rooms: Reducing Restraint Trauma in Patients and Nurses”, at the 2014 APNA Annual Conference. The November 19, 2014 article was posted by The Rock River Times. http://rockrivertimes.com/2014/11/19/swedishamerican-center-for-mental-healths-use-of-soothing-rooms-gains-national-recognition/
Annette Maruca
 Annette Maruca featured in "Breaking Down Barriers to Healthcare for the Incarcerated"
Maruca is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Nursing. The UConn Today article was posted on December 9, 2014.  http://today.uconn.edu/blog/2014/12/breaking-down-barriers-to-healthcare-for-the-incarcerated/
Bernadette Melnyk Bernadette Melnyk chosen as first president of National Consortium for Building Healthy Academic Communities
Melnyk is associate vice president for health promotion, university chief wellness officer and dean of the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University. The National Consortium for Building Healthy Academic Communities is a group of public and private academic institutions dedicated to crafting a comprehensive framework that enriches the health and wellness of students, faculty and staff. http://nursing.osu.edu/news/college-of-nursing-news-headlines/inaugural-board-of-directors-named-for-groundbreaking-group-in-academic-health-and-wellness.html
Sean Murphy Sean Murphy featured in "What happened to HIV prevention?"
Murphy is a psychiatric nurse with Trillium. This City Newspaper article was posted on November 26, 2014. http://www.rochestercitynewspaper.com/rochester/what-happened-to-hiv-prevention/Content?oid=2468816
  Book by Elizabeth Varcarolis awarded 3rd Place, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Category, in American Journal of Nursing 2014 Book of the Year Awards
Elizabeth M. Varcarolis is Professor Emeritus, Formerly Deputy Chairperson, Department of Nursing, for the Borough of Manhattan Community College and Associate Fellow, Albert Ellis Institute for Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy. Her publication, Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Planning: Assessment Guides, Diagnoses, Psychopharmacology, received 3rd place in the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Category. http://journals.lww.com/ajnonline/Fulltext/2015/01000/Book_of_the_Year_Awards_2014.26.aspx
Kathleen Wheeler
Text edited by Kathleen Wheeler awarded 2nd Place, Advanced Practice Category, in American Journal of Nursing 2014 Book of the Year Awards
Wheeler is a Professor of Nursing at Fairfield University. "Psychotherapy for the Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse: A How-To Guide for Evidence-Based Practice" received 2nd place in the Advanced Practice Nursing category. http://journals.lww.com/ajnonline/Fulltext/2015/01000/Book_of_the_Year_Awards_2014.26.aspx
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