January 2017 Member News




Bernadette Melnyk

Bernadette Melnyk appointed to National Academy of Medicine’s "Action Collaborative". Melnyk, Ohio State University’s associate vice president for health promotion, university chief wellness officer and dean of the College of Nursing has been appointed by the president of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) to its new Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-being and Resilience.



Kristin Toney pens piece on the importance of human connection in healing. Toney discusses the role empathy plays in patient recovery and how psychiatric-mental health nurses use their skills to provide hope to patients. http://missoulian.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/nurses-notes-psychiatric-mental-health-nursing-hope-and-healing-through/article_422a99eb-d7e5-5215-8704-c1d08981e038.html

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