Diane Allen, MN, RN-BC, NEA-BC, has over 20 years of professional nursing experience including clinical practice, administration and hospital leadership. In her current role as Assistant Director of Nursing at New Hampshire Hospital, Diane serves as a visionary leader for the nursing department. In addition, Diane was appointed chair of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) Institute for Safe Environments in 2013, has spoken at national conferences, and has published extensively on mental health care and safety.
Mary Carney DNP, MSN, RN-BC, CNE, CCRN, has over 35 years of professional nursing experience including clinical practice, education and leadership. She works both as a staff nurse on the pediatric intensive care unit at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital and as a clinical instructor with Western Governors University of Indiana. Mary holds nursing specialty certifications from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the National League for Nursing, and American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
Pam Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, is the 35th president of the American Nurses Association (ANA), the nation’s largest nurses organization representing the interests of the nation's 3.4 million registered nurses. A distinguished nursing leader, Dr. Cipriano held executive positions in health care systems, academia and national professional organizations. In 2015, she was named one of the “Top 100 People in Healthcare” and one of the “Top 25 Women in Healthcare,” both by Modern Healthcare magazine.
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