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Virginia Association of Community Psychiatric Nurses - VACPN
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May 2016

VACPN Spring Conference Speaker, Linda Shuping Smith

Linda Shuping Smith, RN, was one of our excellent speakers at the VACPN Spring Conference last week.  She is the author ofReflections of My Life of Rhyme, a book of poetry and prose, and also wrote forChicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Nurses.  She sent the below email to Jen Phelps, VACPN Co-President.  Please contact her if you are interested in purchasing her book!

"Hi Jen,
Again, thank you for a wonderful opportunity to speak to the VACPN conference ... & to meet such delightful people.

Regional Rep Report

Regional Rep Report
Submitted by Allison O'Brien, RN, VACPN Regional Rep Coordinator

Region 1: Had a meeting in Charlottesville for medication updates in August, but have not met since. We are pursuing a good time to meet and whether to meet face-to-face or virtually.
Region 2:
Region 3:
Region 4: Did not meet.  Tried, but there wasn’t enough interest.  Marina was impacted by a reduction in force at Crossroads CSB.  She is now with our CSB (Hanover) in a management position.

VACPN Treasurer's Report 5/2/16

Submitted by Sonya Mohr, RN, VACPN Treasurer
DATE                      COMMENT         EXPENSE            INCOME            BALANCE
10/17/15        Balance Forward                                                         $7,249.