AbilityLab (formerly Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) Center for Pain Management: Sandra Aiello RN; Linda Toelke, MSN, RN, CRRN
Shar Haley, RN, CDMS, CRRN
, CCM, SPHR, is the manager for employee health/HR for Presbyterian Healthcare Systems in Albuquerque, NM.
Deborah Almauhy, RN, CRRN
, PhD, JD, CNO of Rockdale Medical Center, honored by Tracy Cartledge, RN, MS, FN-P
Amy Perrin Ross, APN MSN CNRN MSCN (cochair); Suzanne Smeltzer, EdD RN MSCN FAAN (cochair); Megan Barrett, DNP ARNP MSCN; Cheryl Blaschuk, RN MSN FNP MSCN; Kathleen Coste[Io, MS ANP-BC MSCN; Constance Easterling, MSN ARNP MSCN; Ann Gutierrez, MSN RN CRRN
CBIS; June Halper, MSN APN-C FAAN MSCN; Patricia Kennedy, RN CNP MSCN; Mary Kitten, MSN RN CRRN
MSCN; Paule Joseph, MSN FNP-BC RN CRRN
BCLNC-C; Elizabeth McAndrews, MSN CRNP; Margie O'Leary, MSN RN MSCN; Brant J.
Palliative care is about helping someone be as healthy, independent, functional and comfortable as they can be despite disease, including a chronic, progressive disorder like MS," said Sandra Lowery, RN, CCM, CRRN
, CNLCP, a case manager with Home LINKS, a short-term care management program offered by the Greater New England Chapter of the National MS Society.
Nurses elected to serve four-year terms on the Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics include: Connie Rae Barker, PhD, RN, FNP-C; Sharon Canariato, MSN, MBA, RN; Mary Catherine Cisco, BSN, RN; Kenya Haney, RN; Trinna Jones, MSN, RN; Ronnette Langhorne, MS, RN; Deborah Martin, MSN, MBA, RN, NE-BC, FACHE; Shirley Fields McCoy, MS, RN, BC; Rosemary Mortimer, MS, MSEd, RN, CCBE; Maureen Nalle, PhD, RN; Patricia Pearce, PhD, MSN, MPH, RN, FNP-BC; Gayle Peterson, RN; Patricia Quigley, PhD, MPH, ARNP, CRRN
, FAAN; Jamie Smith, MSN, RN, CCRN; Jennifer Tucker, MAN, RN; Sally Watkins, PhD, RN; and Rebecca Wheeler, MA, RN.
Helen Chigaros, RN, MSN, APRN-FCN, CRRN
, is a parish nurse in her home congregation and an educational partner of the IPNRC at Kankakee Community College in Kankakee, Illinois.
Karen Tomajan, RNC, MS, CRRN
, Nursing Quality Manager, INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center
EDITOR'S NOTE: Thanks to Kathy Lumsden, RN, CRRN
, CLNC for sharing how fast she won her first client after attending the CLNC[R] 6-Day Certification Seminar and how the 2-Day NACLNC[R] Apprenticeship gave her the skills she needed to create a superb report.
For information on the MossRehab Community Re-entry Program, contact Anne Hammond, RN, BSN, CRRN
, at (215) 663-6477.
Mary Arnold Long, MSN, RN, CRRN
, CWOCN, APRN-BC, CLNC, is a clinical nurse specialist at Drake Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.
MINDY OWEN, RN, CRRN
, CCM, is chairwoman of the Commission for Case Manager Certification.