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Richmond University Medical Center St. George Clinic Full-Time , Day Shift , Mon-Fri 8:30a-4:30p The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for performing psychiatric evaluations and providing ongoing medication management. Facilitate ongoing behavioral health services for clients, individual and family support, psychopharmacology assessments, medication monitoring and management, behavioral assessments and monitoring, education regarding medication, side effects and behavioral health resources. Maintain all required paperwork and documentation necessary including clinically appropriate and timely. Communicate and ...
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Duquesne University School of Nursing is proud to announce its newest program: Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. We are currently recruiting PMHNP preceptors for our three clinical courses. Preceptors can serve from 125 hours up to 225 hours in inpatient or outpatient settings. Clinical courses focus on attention and mood disorders, group and family therapy, and attachment, thought, and cognition disorders. Experience across the lifespan is welcome. The SON offers an attractive Preceptor Perks package for practitioners who serve. Please email DuqGradNursing@duq.edu for more information or to sign up. Thank you for your kind consideration, Cindy ...
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Dear Colleagues, The APNA community mourns the tragic loss of June Onkundi, North Carolina PMH-NP and APNA member. My deepest condolences go out to June’s family, friends, co-workers, and her APNA colleagues for this devastating loss. An event like this may hit close to home for many of us. Considerations of safety are often at the forefront for psychiatric-mental health nurses - cultivating safe environments, keeping patients safe, keeping ourselves and our colleagues safe. Workplace violence is still a significant issue in health care, one of great concern to us as psychiatric-mental health nurses. In the APNA Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Workforce ...
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Hello. I am a very well rounded psychiatric registered nurse currently working for two CSBs in the state of Virginia. I am in need of preceptors in the Northern Virginia and/or Richmond area but I am willing to travel within a 150-mile radius. I currently work for REACH, Emergency Services, and have ACT experience and will start my clinicals in January. I am a full time DNP student at Regis College with an anticipated graduation date of August 2023. I need a total of 450 hours spread throughout two 16-week terms which can include 300 of telehealth hours. The hours can be in Adult, Gerontology, or Pediatrics. I can adjust my schedule to meet the needs of the preceptor ...
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I'm an ER and Psych nurse working on my PMHNP license. I start my preceptorship in January of 2023. I will need a total of 500 hours, with my first term needing 100. I'm looking for a PMHNP, MD, or DO board certified in psychiatry or a psychologist. Appropriate settings include inpatient psychiatric units, outpatient psychiatric practices, and dual-treatment psychiatric facilities. Please send any referrals my way. Thank you. 714-2zerozero-533zero linkedin.com/in/meenakp-rn
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I am a PMHNP student searching very hard to find preceptors for clinical hours in the Salt Lake Valley. I am supposed to start my clinical rotations in May 2023 but am not having any luck finding willing practitioners to precept under. I work for the University of Utah, but they give preference to U of U, BYU, and Westminster students at HMHI stating that they will not accept other students. I have reached out to the VA Hospital and was told they cannot accept new students. I am so disheartened by this, but all I want is to be a Psych practitioner. I have been an RN for over 25 years, and am finally following my dream of becoming a PMHNP. I have 4 clinical rotations ...
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Please see the announcement in USAJOBS: USAJOBS - Job Announcement We are hiring a full time clinical faculty/educator to teach and supervise in our PMHNP Residency Program.. Application due date is Nov 7th, 2022.
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Looking forward to the conference. First time in Cali. Trying to figure out best way to get from LAX to LB. Arriving after MN and will needed to find transportation to my AirB&B in LB. Any suggestions? Looking for things to do that Wed prior. KRISTIN CASH RN
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Each month, the Research Council Steering Committee features an APNA member. This month, we are featuring Dr. Erman Yıldız! My name is Erman Yıldız. I am currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatric Nursing at İnönü University. My main areas of interest are behavioral science, motivational interviewing, acceptance and commitment therapy, psychosocial care, abnormal psychology, consultation liaison psychiatry, clinical psychiatry, counseling, psychotherapeutic processes and case management. Contact: erman.yildiz@inonu.edu.tr Posted on behalf of the Research Council Steering Committee If you would like to be featured as ...
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Each month, the Research & Scholarship Council Steering Committee features an article written by an APNA member. This month we are featuring an article published in JAPNA by Dr. Erman Yıldız and colleagues titled, How Counseling Based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Supported With Motivational Interviewing Affects the Perceptions of Treatment Motivation in Patients Diagnosed With Schizophrenia: A Qualitative Study. Article Highlight: Lack of motivation is a common phenomenon in treatment of schizophrenia. Despite information that various psychosocial approaches may help overcome lack of motivation, their content and nature remain uncertain. ...
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Each month, the Research Council Steering Committee features an article written by an APNA member. This month we are featuring an article by Dr. Kortney Floyd James and colleagues titled, Examining the Relationship Between Black Racial Identity Clusters and Postpartum Depressive Symptoms published in JAPNA. Article Highlight: Culturally relevant methods are needed to better serve Black mothers’ mental health needs. This study was the first to examine the relationship between Black racial identity, a culturally relevant concept shown to correlate with mental health, and the postpartum mental health of Black women. Check out the article here: ...
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Each month, the Research Council Steering Committee features an APNA member. This month, we are featuring Dr. Kortney Floyd James! I am Dr. Kortney Floyd James – a PhD trained nurse and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. I obtained my PhD in nursing from Georgia State University. I am currently a fellow in the National Clinician Scholars Program, a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California in Los Angeles committed to solving the most pressing societal challenges of our time. But before the many credentials, I am a Black mother. After giving birth to my daughter, I experienced postpartum depression for about a year. I never told my Women’s Health ...
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Each month, the Research Council Steering Committee features an APNA member. This month, we are featuring Dr. Kathryn Phillips! The Origin Story I became interested in eating and weight disorders when I was working on a floor that primarily served women with trauma histories, many of whom also had co-occurring disordered eating behaviors. My initial work focused on the biopsychosocial basis of eating behavior. Since then, I’ve branched out to work on stress adaptation and coping. My recent work has included the testing of stress-reduction and resilience interventions, while continuing work in the area of eating behavior. As a nurse educator, I also ...
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Each month, the Research Council Steering Committee features an article written by an APNA member. This month we are featuring an article by Dr. Karen Jennings Mathis and colleagues titled, Mixture Modeling to Characterize Anorexia Nervosa: Integrating Personality and Eating Disorder Psychopathology. Article Highlight: Anorexia nervosa is a complex mental disorder. We tested an alternative classification based on co-occurrence of personality and eating disorder psychopathology. Results suggest that we consider how clinical presentation beyond eating disorder behaviors may indicate different treatment. Check out the article here: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31291805/ ...
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Each month, the Research Council Steering Committee features an article written by an APNA member. This month we are featuring an article by Dr. Jamie Zelazny and colleagues titled, Risk factors for pre-adolescent onset suicidal behavior in a high-risk sample of youth. Article Highlight: This study identified risk factors for preadolescent onset suicidal behavior compared with adolescent/young adult onset suicidal behavior in a longitudinal sample of youth with parental history of mood disorders. Check out the article here: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34015624/ If you would like your article to be featured, please sign up here: ...
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Each month, the Research Council Steering Committee features an APNA member. This month, we are featuring Dr. Marian Newton! Dr. Newton earned an Associate Degree in Nursing from St. Petersburg Junior College in Florida in 1964, and B.S. in Nursing in 1967 and Master of Nursing with psychiatric specialty degrees in 1972 from the University of Florida. She earned the Ph.D. in pharmacology and psychopharmacology from the University of Nebraska in 1989, and a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate from Russell Sage Graduate School in Troy, New York in 1995. From 1996 to 2020 at SU she taught basic and advanced pharmacology and psychiatric ...
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Each month, the Research Council Steering Committee features an article written by an APNA member. This month we are featuring an article by Dr. Kathleen Wheeler and Dr. Katy Phillips titled, The Development of Trauma and Resilience Competencies for Nursing Education. Article Highlight: Trauma has come to the forefront due to its relationship to poor mental and physical health outcomes. At the same time, resilience has been shown to help moderate the effects of adversity. A grant funded expert panel convened to create competencies in trauma and resilience for nursing education. The competencies were then validated in a Delphi study, which is explained ...
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Each month, the Research Council Steering Committee features an article written by an APNA member. This month we are featuring an article by Dr. Kimberly A. Williams and Colleagues titled, Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment/Motivational Interviewing School-Based Therapy Pilot Study. Article Highlight: Describes a pilot study of a school-based intervention for tackling substance use and mental health symptoms in at-risk youth using Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment and motivational interviewing (MI) on depressive anxiety and substance use symptoms in middle school participants. Check out the article ...
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Each month, the Research Council Steering Committee features an APNA member. This month, we are featuring Mr. Harry Adynski! Harry Adynski is a PhD candidate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Hillman Scholar in Nursing Innovation, a unique integrated BSN to PhD program. Harry graduated with a Double Major with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Psychology from UNC-CH in May 2018 with highest honors. Then completed the Hillman Clinical Fellowship working as a registered nurse at UNC-Medical Center in adult inpatient psychiatry. He continues to work clinically throughout his PhD studies and serves on the UNC-MC’s Nursing Research ...
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Each month, the Research Council Steering Committee features an article written by an APNA member. This month we are featuring an article by Dr. Della Derscheid, Christine Lohse, & Judith E. Arnetz titled, Risk Factors for Assault and Physical Aggression Among Medically Hospitalized Adult Patients Who Had a Behavioral Emergency Call: A Descriptive Study. Article Highlight: Health care settings are a primary location for workplace violence. Physical aggression was the most significant predictor of assault. Mental health conditions anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation were significant for decreased risk of assault and/or physical aggression. ...
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