Angela Amar

Angela Amar discusses the addition of psychiatric and emergency room specialization at the University of Nevada – Las Vegas. The new programs can help expand access to care in Nevada.

Ben Evans

Ben Evans explains the role of the nurse psychotherapist to DailyNurse. Evans lists important considerations for potential nurse psychotherapists and details the importance of psychotherapy.

Susan Fogger

Susan Fogger serves as principal investigator for a $1.13 million grant to address the opioid epidemic. Fogger's work focuses on strengthening the workforce of nurses treating opioid use disorders in Alabama.

Michelle Giddings

Michelle Giddings receives proclamation from the Mayor of Las Vegas. The proclamation recognizes Gidding’s efforts to promote mental health in the Las Vegas community. Giddings has raised awareness via educational seminars, community service, and by improving access to mental health services in an underserved area.

Pam Greene

Pam Greene shares best practices for screening and assessing suicide risk. Greene gives seven tips to assess suicide risk, including strategies to help the individual feel at ease.

Kosuke Niitsu

Kosuke Niitsu profiled by University of Washington Bothell. Niitsu's presentation and reviews for the APNA Annual Conference were highlighted in the feature.

Andrew Penn

Andrew Penn publishes article on the communal nature of grief. In it, Penn discusses the importance of being open about the grieving process and sharing it within communities.

Jeffrey Ramirez

Jeffrey Ramirez inducted as a Fellow in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Ramirez is the first NP faculty member from Gonzaga University to be named a Fellow.


Judith Rice presents on access to care for homeless individuals with opioid use disorders. For nearly 20 years, Rice has worked with individuals experiencing homelessness.


Kathleen Schachman helps secure federal grant to provide care for individuals with opioid use disorders; gives presentation on the opioid epidemic in rural Michigan.  The grant will be used to increase access to care in underserved communities in Michigan. Schachman's October presentation centered on the importance of technology in addressing the opioid epidemic.


Stephanie Wynn details new residency program at Samford University. The program will place nurse practitioner graduates in underserved areas in rural Alabama.

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