MAAPPN December 2015 Quarterly Meeting Updates

MAAPPN December 2015 Quarterly Meeting Announcement, the Massachusetts Association of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses (MAAPPN) is happy to announce that Kathy Adolina, PMHCNS, BC will be our December Quarterly Meeting speaker.  She will be speaking about Psychogenomics. in Clinical Practice

Kathy Andolina
Kathy Andolina

Kathy Andolina, has a private practice in the Back Bay and specializes in treatment of adults and students with affective and anxiety disorders. She is a graduate of Boston College and long time member of NURS, MAAPPN Board Member and current Treasurer.

About Psychogenomic Testing

Psychogenomic testing allows the opportunity to introduce precision into our prescribing practices. Patients who like personalized medicine, like the idea and payers are looking carefully at cost savings. Yet testing is not without caution. In this presentation, the opportunities and challenges are reviewed as these work in a private practice setting.  Payer policies, patient education and how treatment selection presents new opportunities in prevention are reviewed.


6:00pm – 7:00pm – Networking, appetizers, and visit the display tables

7:00pm – 7:15pm – Welcome & Introductions

7:15pm – 7:45pm – Dinner and Speaker Kathy Andolina, PMHCNS, BC*

7:45pm – 9:00pm – Business Meeting

* CEU’s offered


MAAPPN (The Massachusetts Association of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses) is a non- profit organization in the state of Massachusetts that exclusively represents the interests of advanced practice psychiatric nurses – both psychiatric clinical nurse specialists and psychiatric nurse practitioners.

Our mission includes legislative goals promoting access to sustainable fiscal policies that support the advanced practice psychiatric nurse as high quality, affordable and accessible providers.

MAAPPN Quarterly Meeting Announcement

If you have items that you would like to have addressed at the meeting, please contact MAAPPN Chair, Diane Grimaldi at so she can add them to the agenda.

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Please help us spread the word by encouraging others to become members and by inviting colleagues to attend quarterly MAAPPN member meetings.  We are also interested in having new and existing members join our committees, volunteer as guest speakers and make recommendations for topics you would like to hear about at future meetings.

We look forward to seeing you at the MAAPPN Quarterly meeting at Tosca in Hingham on Tuesday, December 8, 2015.

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