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     advanced-practice psychiatric-
     mental health nurses in
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Join Us at ISPN 2018!

11th Annual Psychopharmacology Institute
Pre-Conference  and
20th Annual Conference

Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center

April 10 - 14, 2018
Tempe, Arizona

Mental Health Care Amid Policy Chaos”,
the 2018 ISPN
Psychopharmacology Institute Pre-Conference
and Annual Conference,
April 10-14, at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center,
in Tempe, AZ

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ISPN sent a letter to AMA in response to AMA's Call for Action that would impede non-physician providers, including Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, from practicing to the full extent of their licensure. Read the letter here.

ISPN signed three letters in November in support of legislation addressing addiction treatment, telehealth, and polycystic ovary syndrome disorder. Read the letters here.

Dr. Ukamaka Oruche, with the Dean of Indiana University School of Nursing Dr. Robin Newhouse, published a podcast on how the IU School of Nursing is helping to address the mental health provider crisis in Indiana. Click here to hear their conversation.

Dr. Victoria Soltis-Jarrett, Past President of ISPN (2011-2013) was awarded a $1.1 million grant. Click here for more information about this grant.

Four Members Inducted as Fellows into AAN

Behavioral Healthcare Integration: Principles and Application - A White Paper & Framework for Nursing. - Click here to view the abstract.

July's ISPN Member Spotlight is on Dr. Jane Neese, North Carolina, who is also a member of the ISPN Nominating Committee. Click here to read more

Dr. Theodora Sirota has accepted a position as Associate Dean in the School of Health and Natural Sciences and Chair of the Nursing Department, University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, CT.

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...a strategic alliance of ISPN, has released new
training tools in its online mental health education
and training library:
      “Depression Assessment Series”
      "Gun Safety Assessment Series,"
      “New Substance Use Assessment Series”
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PsychU, improving mental health care...together

ISPN is now a Supporting Organization of PsychU,, a free online community and resource library for mental health professionals.
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