2011 Conference Highlights

Keynote and Plenary Session Highlights_____________
2011 ISPN Annual Conference

Elena Avila, MSN, RNThursday, March 31, 2011

_____8:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m. 
_____Welcome and Opening Keynote Address
_____ Heart Heals Heart:  Curanderismo In The 21st Century 
_____Elena Avila, MSN, RN
_____ Curandera and Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, Private Psychotherapy
_____ Practice, Lecturer in Psychiatric Nursing, University of New Mexico


C. Elizabeth Bonham, PhD, RN, PMHCNS, BCFriday, April 1, 2011 

8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. 
_____Melva Jo Hendrix Lectureship and Awards Ceremony 
_____Transformation in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
_____C. Elizabeth Bonham, PhD, RN, PMHCNS, BC 
_____Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Health Professions, University of
_____ Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN


Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FNAP, FAAN_____1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. 
_____Plenary Session
_____Improving the Quality, Safety and Cost-Effectiveness of Mental Health Care with
_____ Evidence-based Practice
_____Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FNAP, FAAN
_____ Dean and Distinguished Foundation Professor in Nursing, Arizona State
_____ University College of Nursing & Health Innovation, Phoenix, AZ and member,
_____U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Laura C. Hein, PhD, RN, NP-CSaturday, April 2, 2011

_____8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
_____Plenary Session
_____ Diversity vs. Inclusion in Academia and in Practice: Why Should Psych Nurses
_____Laura C. Hein, PhD, RN, NP-C 
_____Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC



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