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Member News May 2024

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In an episode of the American Journal of Nursing (AJN) podcast, clinician, entrepreneur, professor, and APNA New England Chapter Immediate Past President Gabrielle P. Abelard, shares her business experience, wisdom, and insight on what APRNs need to know and do before opening their own practice. Hear it for yourself!

Marcia (Dolly) Maddy earned the distinction of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Board Certification on April 20, 2024, after completing all requirements and passing the national exam. This June will mark 32 years of her dedicated service to psychiatric-mental health nursing. Find Maddy on Member Bridge!
Donna Lee Williams, APNA South Carolina Chapter President, will present at the Medical University of South Carolina Charleston Health & Wellbeing Consortium Annual Conference on May 21. Her presenter bio focuses on her work delivering evidence-based patient care and innovative programs to advance PMH nursing. See Williams’ bio.

Members Published in the May/June issue of JAPNA

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Member Valerie Seney cowrites the continuing education article, “It’s My Secret”: Shame as a Barrier to Care in Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder.”
Member Linda J. Mabey is an author on the review article “A Systematic Review of Evidence-Based Treatments for Adolescent and Adult Sexual Assault Victims.”
Member Kayla Herbell is the lead author, working with member Samantha Ault, on the original research article “Variation in Evidence-Based Practices Among Youth-Serving Residential Treatment Facilities.
Member Devon Carroll is the lead author of the original research article “Burden Experienced by Primary Caregivers of Children With Psychotic Disorders and at Clinical High Risk for Psychosis.
Member Marvin A. Solberg writes on the original research article “The Relationship of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Emotional Distress in Young Adults.
Member Morgan Wiggins is the lead author on the original research article “Understanding Ohio X-Waivered Advance Practice Registered Nurses Rate of Naltrexone Prescription for Alcohol Use Disordered Patients.
Member Michelle M. Zuccarini writes the quality improvement article “The Effect of Peer Support on Treatment Engagement for Opioid Use Disorder.
Lora Peppard is featured as the author on the Board of Directors’ Column, “Self Connection and the Therapeutic Self: We Have Work to Do.”

Published May 2024

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