Senior Citizen CNS

Joanne Nucci

JOANNE L. NUCCI, RN-BC, CCM
Geriatric Consultant

Contact information:  Office phone 810-667-8033

SENIOR CITIZEN CONSULTANTS, a division of RCMC, Branch Office, Metamora, Michigan
Geriatric Consultant
7/02 to Present 

  • Coordinate care management for senior citizens to facilitate optimum independence through assessment, plan development, and accessing community resources.

REHABILITATION CASE MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS, Branch Office, Metamora, Michigan
Medical and Rehabilitation Consultant
7/02 to Present

  • Assess, plan and coordinate care for individuals with catastrophic injuries, complex and group health. 
  • Experienced in networking community resources necessary in order to achieve positive client outcomes.
  • Evaluated over 70 veterans with varying diagnoses and made intervention recommendations for the VA.

Mental Health Specialist
7/02 to Present

  • Certified psychiatric and mental health nurse specializing in substance abuse, mood and personality disorders, neurological injuries/disorders, and chronic pain.
  • Specialized in assessment of PTSD.

GERIATRIC ASSESSMENT PROGRAM at LAPEER REGIONAL HOSPITAL, Lapeer, Michigan
Case Manager
12/99 to 1/02

  • Worked with clients in the Medicaid Waiver Program.
  • Assessed clients to determine their care needs (physical, mental, environmental).
  • Established care plans and made arrangements to meet the needs of the clients for such needs as in-home care (skilled and unskilled), equipment (DME, ramps, special chairs or beds, etc.), transportation, coordination of medical care, medical supplies, home improvements or adaptations.
  • Communicated with providers, agencies and their employees, the clients, and their medical teams.

VAIL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER at LAPEER REGIONAL HOSPITAL, Lapeer, Michigan
Part-time Charge Nurse
1997 to 1999

  • Worked in the Addictions Unit and the Mental Health Unit.
  • Assessed mental and physical status of clients.
  • Responsible for administration of medications and led group sessions (both educational and supportive).
  • Attended team conferences, took and transcribed orders, dealt with staffing issues, was responsible for orientation of new staff, and met the standards of JCAHO and insurance providers.

VISITING NURSES ASSOCIATION, Burton, Michigan and LAPEER REGIONAL HOSPITAL, VAIL CENTER, Lapeer, Michigan
Contingent RN
8/96 to 97

  • Worked in a case management position.
  • Made in-home assessments and did treatment planning.
  • Consulted with medical case managers regarding psychiatric needs of clients.
  • Responsible for in-service of nursing staff regarding clients’ psychiatric status and needs.

VISITING NURSES ASSOCIATION, Burton, Michigan
Mental Health RN and Medical Case Manager
1/95 to 7/96

  • Worked as a case manager, dealing with mental health issues of clients.
  • Responsible for in-service of nursing staff regarding mental health issues of clients.

LAPEER COUNTY COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH, Lapeer, Michigan
Mental Health Case Manager and Advocate
5/88 to 1/95

  • Worked in Assertive Community Treatment program with the goal of maintaining the mentally ill/substance abuse population independently in the community.
  • Original team member in establishing this program.
  • Handled crisis line calls.

LAPEER PUBLIC SCHOOLS, Lapeer, Michigan
Substitute Teacher
9/85 to 6/87

  • Worked in special education, including students identified as DD and EI.
  • Dealt with children with behavioral problems.
  • Taught learning impaired children.
  • Was involved in utilizing behavior programs already in place and making adjustments, as needed.

MEDICAL PERSONNEL POOL, Oakland County, Michigan
Home Health Care Supervisor
9/83 to 9/84

  • Performed in-home assessments of clients.
  • Supervised and evaluated employee performance.

MICHIGAN STATE FAIR, Detroit, Michigan
First Aid
8/82, 8/83, 8/84, 8/85

  • Provided first aid to the Michigan State Fair attendees.
  • Assessed, treated and referred employees of the state fair and vendors working at the state fair.
  • Assisted attendees with special needs (dialysis, diabetes care, etc.)
  • Assessed for safety of environment (bee population, unsafe sidewalks, etc.).

NURSES CENTRAL REGISTRY at BOSWELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, Phoenix, Arizona
Staff Nurse at Boswell
9/76 to 2/79

  • Worked in medical/surgical ICU/CCU.
  • Worked as private duty nurse.

THUMB DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENT, Lapeer, Michigan
Public Health Nurse
2/75 to 3/76

  • Performed in-home assessments on all age groups.
  • Conducted new baby visits and instructed new mothers.
  • Worked at immunization clinics.
  • Was SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) community consultant.

DR. MURRAY HESS, MD, Birmingham, Michigan
Office Nurse
10/74 to 1/75

  • Coordinated office activities.
  • Assisted with in-office medical procedures.

WILLIAM BEAUMONT HOSPITAL, Royal Oak, Michigan
Staff Nurse/Charge Nurse
3/73 to 9/74

  • Worked on a general surgery unit.

DR. MILTON WHITE, MD, Detroit, Michigan
Office Nurse
5/72 to 5/73

  • Coordinated office activities.
  • Assisted with in-office medical procedures.
  • Performed laboratory tests (blood and urine).

WILLIAM BEAUMONT HOSPITAL, Royal Oak, Michigan
Staff Nurse/Charge Nurse
9/70 to 3/72

  • Worked on a surgical unit.

PINE REST CHRISTIAN HOSPITAL, CHILDREN’S RETREAT, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Head Nurse
6/67 to 9/70

  • Worked on a unit for mentally impaired/physically handicapped children.
  • Created behavior modification programs to improve activities of daily living for the developmentally disabled population.
  • Involved in treatment planning and initiation of behavior modification programs.
  • Performed assessment/evaluation of staff.
  • Instituted education of staff.
  • Substituted for supervisor in his absence.

BLODGETT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Staff/Charge Nurse
9/64 to 6/67

  • Worked in the Pediatrics Unit.

WILLIAM BEAUMONT HOSPITAL, Royal Oak, Michigan
Staff Nurse
 6/65 to 9/65 (During summer break from college)

  • Worked in the Pediatrics Unit.

EDUCATION

  • 5/26/67:  Graduated from Grand Rapids Baptist College (now Cornerstone University), Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Bachelor’s degree in religious education.
  • 6/13/64:  Graduated from Henry Ford Hospital School of Nursing, Detroit, Michigan.  RN diploma.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

  • RN:  State of  Michigan.  Expires 3-31-14.
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse, Certified:  Granted 12-01-97.  Expires   11-30-17.
  • Certified Case Manager (CCM):  Granted 10-25-03.  Expires 11-30-13.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)
  • Case Management Society of America, National and Michigan
  • National Alliance of Mentally Ill (NAMI), National and Genesee County
  • Brain Injury Association of Michigan (BIAMI)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Attend Senior Coalition meetings in Lapeer County to meet with providers and organizations working with seniors.
  • Keep in touch with Community Mental Health (CMH) in Oakland and Genesee Counties to keep current on local mental health issues.

ARTICLES/PRESENTATIONS

  • Presentation on the purpose of geriatric assessments and other available services offered through Senior Citizen Consultants. Educated public on senior safety issues.  Senior Living Show, HOM-TV, Meridian Township, MI, October 7, 2010.
  • Senior Wellness Seminar, sponsored by Lapeer County Community Mental Health:  Discussed the mental and physical health changes over time and common concerns about growing older, September 16, 2010.
  • Presented a “mini psychology lesson” before the Oakland/Macomb Council for Independent Living, June 30, 2006.
  • Senior Power Day: Presented the purpose of the geriatric assessment program and available services, June 2000 & 2001.
  • Depression screening: “Depression Awareness Week,” sponsored by McLaren, June 1998. For depression awareness week, assessed, referred and performed screenings of attendees.
  • Vail Center: Instructed families in signs and symptoms of substance abuse, avoiding enabling behaviors, and available resources for support, 1997-1999.
  • McLaren Alzheimer’s Association: Presented information regarding behaviors of Alzheimer’s/dementia population and appropriate responses by family and friends, June 1996.
  • Visiting Nurses Association: Worked in staff education, both formal and informal sessions, to educate nursing staff in basic mental health issues (e.g., signs and symptoms of depression, assessment for suicidal risk, response to inappropriate behaviors, psychiatric medications), 1995-1997.

CONTINUING EDUCATION/SEMINARS

  • Understanding and Treating the Neurobehavioral Impacts of ABI, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training.  January 24, 2013. 
  • Application of Ethics to Social Media, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training.  December 31, 2012. 
  • Management Implications of Interventional Procedures for Chronic Pain, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training.  December 30, 2012.
  • The Biopsychosocial Model:  Understanding the Unique Challenges in Managing Chronic Pain Patients and Their Families, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training.  December 29, 2012.
  • Pain Management and Functional Restoration, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training.  December 28, 2012. 
  • Clarification of Diagnosis for the Chronic Pain Population, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training.  December 28, 2012. 
  • Collaborative Self-Management Support:  Helping Injured Workers Manage Chronic Conditions, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training.  December 28, 2012.
  • Ameritox Training: Best Practices for Management of Opioid Usage, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training.  December 26, 2012.
  • Working With People With Chronic Pain, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training.  December 24, 2012.
  • Don’t Cross the Line:  Respecting Professional Boundaries, sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Online training.  November 29, 2012.
  • Motivational Interviewing:  Building Rapport With Clients to Encourage Desirable Behavioral and Lifestyle Changes, sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Online training.  November 29, 2012.
  • Beer Potomania:  Drink in this Atypical Cause of Hyponatremia, sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Online training.  November 29, 2012.
  • Pain and Symptom Management, sponsored by Western Schools, Inc., Continuing Education Courses.  Online training.  November 28, 2012.
  • Care & Management of Cancers in Women, sponsored by Western Schools, Inc., Continuing Education Courses.  Online training.  November 28, 2012.
  • Introducing HCM v3.0: A Standard Model for Hospital Case Management Practice, sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Online training.  November 27, 2012.
  • An Inpatient Program for Adolescents with Anorexia Experienced as a Metaphoric Prison, sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Online training.  November 27, 2012.
  • Evaluation and Management of Pediatric and Adolescent Depression, sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Online training.  November 27, 2012.
  • Health Information Technology and Nursing, sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Online training.  November 27, 2012.
  • Collaboration of Hospital Case Managers and Home Care Liaisons, sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Online training.  November 27, 2012.
  • Managing Menopausal Symptoms, sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Online training.  November 20, 2012.
  • Depression Care for Patients at Home (Depression CAREPATH): Intervention, sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Online training.  November 19, 2012.
  • Three Medication Pathways for Bipolar Disorder, sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Online training.  November 17, 2012.
  • Depression in Older Adults, sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Online training.  November 17, 2012.
  • Needleless Connectors for IV Catheters, sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Online training.  November 17, 2012.
  • Malignant Hyperthermia:  Turn Down the Heat, sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Online training.  November 17, 2012.
  • Chronic Pain:  Applying Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) and Coordinated Case Management Strategies, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training.  August 17, 2012.
  • The Effects of Active Warming on Patient Temperature and Pain After Total Knee Arthroplasty, sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Online training.  August 17, 2012.
  • Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome: A Case Study, sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Online training.  August 17, 2012.
  • Sounding the Alarm for Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea, sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Online training.  May 16, 2012.
  • Managing Alcohol Withdrawal in Hospitalized Patients, sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.  Online training.  May 16, 2012.
  • Ethics—Independent Study Based on CCMC Code of Professional Conduct, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training.  December 1, 2011.
  • Catastrophic Chronic Pain:  The Rosomoff Comprehensive Pain Center’s Approach, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training, September 12, 2011.
  • Laying the Foundation for Successful Customer Interactions, sponsored by Paradigm Management Services, LLC.  Online training.  May 25, 2011. 
  • Advances in Rehabilitation Nursing – 2011:  Possibilities?, sponsored by University of Michigan Health System.  Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 13, 2011. 
  • Conducting Efficient Literature Searches:  Strategies for Mental Health Nurses; Trauma Spectrum Disorders: Clinical Imperatives; The Telling My Story Quilting Workshop: Innovative Group Work with Older African American Women Transitioning Out of Homelessness, co-sponsored by Vindico Medical Education, Thorofare, NJ and the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  Online training.  March 15, 2011.
  • Modifying the Immune System in MS:  What We Know, What We Are Learning, sponsored by NP Alternatives/Delaware Media Group, Ellicott City, MD.  Online training.  February 18, 2011.
  • Pain Management 2010, sponsored by SouthernCare, Birmingham, AL.  Capital Area Rehabilitation Community, Lansing, MI.  November 8, 2010.
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases, A Growing Threat in the U.S., sponsored by Gannett Education, Falls Church, VA.  Online Training.  October 25, 2010.
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome, sponsored by Wolters Kluwer Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, New York, NY.  Online training.  October 18, 2010.
  • 2010 URAC Cultural Competency, sponsored by AAACEUs.com.  Online training.  August 30, 2010.
  • 2010 URAC Ethics Framework Class for Case Managers and Rehab Counselors, sponsored by AAACEUs.com.  Online training.  July 30, 2010.
  • Mental Health and Mental Challenges:  Management of a Depressed Patient with a Left Ventricular Assist System in an Inpatient Psychiatric Setting; Reflections on the Use of Seclusion In an Acute Mental Health Facility; Addressing Nursing Students’ Stigmatizing Beliefs Toward Mental Illness, co-sponsored by Vindico Medical Education, Thorofare, NJ and the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  Online training.  December 30, 2009.
  • The Industrial Athlete, sponsored by the Michigan Sports & Spine Center, Troy, MI.  December 8, 2009.
  • Common Ground, Not a Battle Ground:  Violence Prevention at a Detoxification Facility, Disorder or Delusion?  Living with Morgellons Disease, Treatment of Conversion Disorder:  A Clinical and Holistic Approach, co-sponsored by Vindico Medical Education, Thorofare, NJ and the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  Online training.  October 8, 2009.
  • Personality Disorders:  Evidence-Based Short-Term CBT, with speaker Phyllis White Phelan, Ph.D., L.P., sponsored by PESI, Lansing, MI.  August 21, 2009.
  • Counseling Points:  Brain Atrophy and Disability in Multiple Sclerosis, sponsored by Delaware Media Group, Ridgewood, NJ.  Online training.  July 29, 2009.
  • Diagnostic Dilemmas in the Treatment of Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder, sponsored by CME Enterprise, Carmel, IN.  Online training.  June 22, 2009.
  • Issue #3:  Nonpharmacologic Treatments and the Nurse/NP’s Role in Supporting and Educating the Individual Throughout the Course of the Disease, sponsored by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Cherry Hill, NJ.  Online training.  June 16, 2009.
  • An Introduction to ADHD, sponsored by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Cherry Hill, NJ.  Online training.  April 27, 2009.
  • Treatment Strategies for Children, Adolescents, and Adults with ADHD, sponsored by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Cherry Hill, NJ.  Online training.  April 27, 2009.
  • The Basics of Social Security Disability and SSI 2009, sponsored and presented by The Law Center for Social Security Rights, Best Western Hotel, Southfield, MI.  March 26, 2009.
  • Office-based Medication Assisted Treatment of Opioid Dependence, a correspondence course sponsored by Delaware Media Group, Ridgewood, NJ.  March 26, 2009.
  • Care Coordination in the Patient-Centered Medical Home–The Case Manager’s Role, sponsored by the Michigan State University College of Nursing, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, East Lansing, MI.  November 19, 2008.
  • One Goal Many Paths, 28th Annual Conference, sponsored by the Brain Injury Association of Michigan, Lansing Center, Lansing, MI.  September 25-26, 2008.
  • Executive Dysfunction Across the Spectrum of Psychotic Disorders; Serious and Persistent Mood Disorders in Late Life, by instructor Gary J. Kennedy, MD, sponsored by Lansing Community College, Kellogg Center, East Lansing, MI. September 18, 2008.
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy, with speaker Josh Smith, MSW, LMSW, sponsored by PESI, Lansing, MI. March 12, 2008.
  • Attended training session: Hope Givers, Receivers and Stealers, networked and marketed with Oakland Community Mental Health staff and Easter Seals staff, Community Mental Health, Oxford, MI. September 19, 2007.
  • Adult Disability and SSI Seminar, sponsored by the Law Center for Social Security Rights: Weisberg & Walkon, P.C., Attorneys at Law.  Southfield, MI. May 16, 2007.
  • Keys to Total Health 2007:  Building Hope, Gaining Knowledge, Creating Resilience, co-sponsored by Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority, Common Ground Sanctuary, Community Network Services, Easter Seals of Michigan, Training & Treatment Innovations and the Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Oakland County. Troy, MI. May 7, 2007.
  • Treating the Whole Person: Annual Conference 2007, sponsored by National Alliance of Mentally Ill (NAMI Michigan), Lansing, MI.  April 14-15, 2007.
  • 2007 Joint Conference of the American Society on Aging and The National Council on Aging, sponsored by ASA-NCOA, Chicago, IL.  March 7-10, 2007.
  • The 2006 Conference on Pain:  Understanding the Role of Motivation, sponsored by Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Plymouth, MI. September 28, 2006.
  • Third Annual Michigan Mental Health & Aging Conference (Formerly the OBRA Conference), sponsored by the Michigan Department of Community Health, coordinated by the Mental Health & Aging Project, a program at Lansing Community College, held at the Kellogg Center, MSU East Lansing, MI. May 23-24, 2006.
  • Non-Surgical Treatments for Low Back and Cervical Pain, sponsored by Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, Innovations Lecture Series, RIM Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.  April 27, 2006.
  • Case Management Across the Lifespan:  5th Annual Conference for Health Care Professionals Engaged in Case Management, sponsored by the MSU College of Nursing and co-sponsored by the MSU School of Social Work. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.  November 16-17, 2005.
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association 19th Annual Conference-Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing:  Quality, Access, Safety, sponsored by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. Nashville, TN.November 2-5, 2005.
  • CMSA 15th Annual Conference & Expo, Strategic Forecast for Quality Healthcare by Case Management Society of America, Orlando, FL.  June 21-25, 2005.
  • Working With Survivors of Sexual Abuse:  A Solution Focused Recovery Process, with speaker Mark Hirschfeld, LCSW-C, BCD, sponsored by PESI, Livonia, MI.  April 19, 2005.
  • Michigan ElderLaw 2005: Legal *Financial *Medicaid Today, presented by Douglas G. Chalglan, JD/ Amy R. Tripp, JD. Lansing, MI. January 14, 2005.
  • Current Issues & Practices in Rehabilitation For Persons With Spinal Cord Injuries, sponsored by Special Tree Rehabilitation System. Livonia, MI.  November 16, 2004.
  • Case Management: Creating Client-Centric Practice, sponsored by Michigan State University College of Nursing and co-sponsored by Capitol City Consortium. East Lansing, MI. November 11, 2004.
  • Identifying & Managing Encephalopathy, presented by Sparrow Specialty Hospital, Continuing Medical Education, Lansing, MI. November 2, 2004.
  • 18th Annual Conference, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: Professional Unity-Practice Diversity, sponsored by American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Phoenix, AZ. October 13-16, 2004.
  • All You Need to Know About Oppositional Defiant Disorder, sponsored by Lorman Educational Services, East Lansing, MI.  March 26, 2004.
  • Essentials of Case Management, sponsored by Professional Resources In Management Education, Inc. Online training. October 10, 2003.
  • Vocational Rehabilitation, sponsored by CMSA MID-MI 2 Chapter, Da Edoardo North, Grand Blanc, MI. October 9, 2003.
  • Professional Rehabilitation Nursing Course, sponsored by the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, Wyndham Hotel, Chicago, IL.  August 6-9, 2003.
  • Advances in Rehabilitation Nursing:  Facing Challenges, Finding Solutions, sponsored by University of Michigan Health System and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, 17th Annual Conference, Holiday Inn, North Campus, Ann Arbor, MI. May 16, 2003.
  • Case Management Performance Standards, sponsored by CMSA, Mid-Michigan Chapter, Swartz Creek, MI. May 1, 2003.
  • Annual Social Security Disability & SSI seminar, sponsored by The Law Center for Social Security Rights: A Service of Weisberg & Walkon, P.C., attorneys at law, Southfield, MI. April 25, 2003.
  • HIPAA update seminar, sponsored by QuadraMed, Lansing, MI. April 3, 2003.
  • APNA Conference, Michigan Chapter, sponsored in cooperation with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, LP, Jackson, MI. November 16, 2002.
  • An Overview Of Worker’s Compensation in Michigan, sponsored by Workers’ Compensation Center of MSU, East Lansing, MI. October 15, 2002.
  • Gender Differences in Schizophrenia, sponsored by The Promedica Research Center, Metamora, MI. October 7, 2002.
  • Antipsychotic Dosing Strategies for Special Populations, sponsored by The Promedica Research Center, Metamora, MI. October 7, 2002.
  • Mental Illness Relapse-Using Wellness and Symptom Management Tools, sponsored by PESI HealthCare, LLC, Troy, MI. October 4, 2002.
  • 22nd Annual Conference: Celebrating our Community of Heroes, sponsored by Brain Injury Association of Michigan, Lansing, MI.  September 26 and 27, 2002.
  • Bariatric Subacute Care, presented by Angela Lathrop, RN, BSN, CRNI, sponsored by Heartland Healthcare, Okemos, MI.  August 29, 2002.
  • Treatment of Adult Brain Injury, sponsored by POH Medical Center, 64 N. Saginaw Street, Pontiac, MI. August 13, 2002.
  • Emotions, Intelligence, & the Brain: The Food-Mind Connection, sponsored by the Institute for Natural Resources (INR), Flint, MI. July 24, 2002.
  • CPI (Crisis Prevention Institute), Lapeer Regional Hospital. December 13, 2001.
  • Interdisciplinary Training of Primary Care Geriatric Teams, Geriatric Education Center of Michigan. April 20, June 20, and July 18, 2001.
  • Care Manager’s Core Curriculum Continuum. March 22, 2001.
  • Michigan Nursing Law Year 2001, Southwest Seminars. March 20, 2001.
  • Breaking the Cycle (Diabetes and Heart Disease), McLaren Medical Center & Central Diabetes Outreach. March 14, 2001.
  • Health Care Provider Course (BLS), Lapeer Regional Hospital. March 2, 2001.
  • Preventing Relapse and Optimizing Long-Term Outcome in Schizophrenia, Medicom of Princeton, NJ.  February 28, 2001.
  • Common Language in Care Planning, Center for Information Management, Inc. January 30, 2001.
  • Mental Health Problems in the Elderly, PESI HealthCare, LLC. September 18, 2000.
  • Legal and Ethical Dilemmas, Homestead Schools, Inc. August 23, 2000.
  • Michigan Nursing Law 1998, South West Seminars Association. April 14, 1998.
  • Psychosis: Treatment with Older Adults, AHI. May 2, 1997.
  • Modern Wound Management: Measuring Pressure Ulcers Accurately, Hill Rom. April 27, 1997.
  • Psychatric and Mental Health Care, Nursing Education of America.  March 26, 1997.