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Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC

Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
November 18, 2019
BLOG: It is becoming increasingly clear that the practice of psychiatry will be changing from one in which we ask our patients to take a daily pill to one where we deliver procedures that have…
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
October 25, 2019
BLOG: Have you ever wished you could pick up the phone and call someone you’ve lost and leave them a message?
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
September 04, 2019
BLOG: Currently, many of our patients are using cannabinoids, especially cannabidiol (CBD) to treat their own symptoms—ranging from insomnia, to anxiety, to depression.
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
June 25, 2019
BLOG: I recently completed 24 hours of online training to qualify for a buprenorphine “X” waiver and can now, in addition to the schedule II to V drugs that I was already permitted to prescribe as a…
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
May 23, 2019
BLOG: Esketamine represents the first psychedelic treatment approved by the FDA for a psychiatric condition.
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
April 16, 2019
BLOG: Even for the nonobservant like me, the sacred stillness contained within those soaring walls and luminous stained-glass walls puts us in touch with something much larger than our individual…
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
February 19, 2019
BLOG: A study recently published in JAMA found that as our profession has been working tirelessly to curtail prescriptions for opioids we are prescribing more and more benzodiazepines.
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
November 30, 2018
BLOG: This year’s Psych Congress returned, time and again, to the theme of us needing to reconnect with a larger experience of the world in order to find a path out of depression.
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
September 26, 2018
BLOG: When I set out to walk 250 miles along the John Muir Trail this summer, I realized that before I left I learned of others’ fears about being alone for 4 weeks in the wilderness in the questions…
Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC
September 18, 2018
BLOG: It’s been 6 months since our friend and colleague Eric C. Arauz, MLER, passed away. His death was a blunt reminder to me that if we are going to care about and be attached to others, we will…
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