LEADER INTERVIEW: A Vision for Mental Health Care
Abstract:This interview is with Jane A. Ryan, RN, MN, CNAA, immediate past president of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. She began her nursing career in 1959 and spent 27 years in psychiatric nursing at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center Neuropsychiatric Institute, and eventually was responsible for nursing systems. Now she consults with the U.S. Justice Department on psychiatric nursing in state psychiatrist hospitals. Lisa Legge, managing editor of Creative Nursing Journal, interviewed Ms. Ryan.
Document Type: Miscellaneous
Affiliations: Clinical Director, Suncrest Wellness Center, CEO, Psychiatric Rehabilitation Nurses, Inc. Nine Mile Falls, Wash.
Publication date: January 1, 2001
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