Displaying items by tag: Mental Health

An inaugural community college joint enrollment graduate gets Vanderbilt behavioral health residency

Training grant educating nurses, social workers, medical residents

Draws inspiration from her faculty, students and passion for teaching.

Children’s and School of Nursing come together for mental health residency
The Nurse Family Partnership of Central Alabama, administered by the UAB School of Nursing, now provides mental health care services to clients to help families achieve emotional wellbeing.
The School’s PMHNP Specialty Track is helping meet a need for more mental health care providers.

Students selected for prestigious fellowship focused on impacting health disparities

Topics include PTSD, borderline personality disorder, antipsychotic medications, insomnia
Includes new two-year, $1.3 million HRSA great preparing advanced practice nurses, providing primary care
Three nurse-managed clinics provide care for those with diabetes and heart failure, and Veterans with mental health needs
Also serving in two leadership roles within the organization
Three nurse-managed clinics provide care for those with diabetes and heart failure, and Veterans with mental health needs
The suicide rate among both male and female U.S. Veterans is soaring, according to recent reports. That trend, coupled with the personal experiences of their colleagues, convinced members of the UAB School of Nursing’s Student Nurses Association to take a proactive role in raising awareness of this growing national issue.
The UAB School of Nursing and Birmingham VA Medical Center are again expanding their 43-year-old partnership and the focus on Veterans' mental health needs.
Nursing without walls—delivering quality care to populations how, when and where they need, and caring for their unique needs without traditional encumbrances—has become the essence of nursing that is practiced, taught and studied at the UAB School of Nursing.
UAB is one of eight institutions working as part of the Southeastern Consortium for Substance Abuse Training
More than 30 years experience as a psychiatric/mental health nurse

UAB School of Nursing faculty provide research to help those living with HIV cope with chronic conditions

The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing has received a three-year, $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to help put more psychiatric nurse practitioners into the workforce, and for interprofessional education for both nurse practitioners and health informatics professionals in the use of technology to manage psychiatric conditions.

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