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Pat Jones, APRN, BC
  Pat Jones, APRN, BC  

  • 1964-1965
    Temple Junior College, Temple, Texas. Pre-nursing program.
  • 1965-1967
    Scott and White Memorial Hospital. School of Professional Nursing Diploma in Nursing with Honors. Leadership Award recipient.

  • 1974-1976
    Georgia State University. Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Cum laude.

  • 1976-1977
    Georgia State University. M.S. Cum laude.

  • 1999
    Completed postgraduate work at Georgia State University for Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Psychiatry and Mental Health Nursing.
    Certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center(ANCC)   as Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing.

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  • R.N., Texas 1967. R.N., Georgia 1971.

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Additional Educational Courses

"Foundations of Biofeedback Practice.'" Continuing educational programs for
professionals. May 1980.

"Shifting Paradigms of Awareness, Biofeedback and Self-Regulation Workshop." Continuing educational programs for professionals. Biofeedback Society of America, Oct. 1981.

Basic Hypnosis. Hypnosis Motivation Institute.  Atlanta, Ga., March, 1981.

Advanced Hypnosis. Hypnosis Motivation Institute.  Atlanta, Ga., April, 1984.

The Psychology of Health, Immunity and Disease. Presented by the National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine. Hilton Head South Carolina, December 8-14, 1997.

Neurolinguistic Training Workshop. Presented by Jerry Stocking, Milwaukee, Wi., Sept., 1996.

Other Than Consciousness Training, a workshop in Neurolinguistic Training presented by Dr. Dave Dobson. Seattle, Wa. May 1992.

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Workshops and Presentations

"Stress Management for Nurses." Georgia Baptist Medical Center, 1982,1983,1984.

"Stress Management for Medical Residents and Interns.'' Georgia Baptist Medical
 Center(coordinated by Dr. John Cantwell, Director of Medical Residency Training). March 1984.

"Stress Management for Elementary School Teachers."  Conyers, Ga., 1985 and 1986.

"Stress Management for Nurses."  North Fulton Regional Hospital. September 1990.

"Stress Management and Teaching: Keeping a Balance." Coweta County school district. March 1995.

"Stress Management in the 90's." Presented for bank employees at the First Colony Bank Alpharetta, Ga..  April 1993.

"Stress  Management and Business." Presented for Professional Accountants Association. April  1985.

"Stress and Health." Presented  at the Alpharetta North Fulton Rotary Club. Alpharetta,
Ga. April 1992.

"Stress and Relationships: A Valentine Presentation."  Presented at the Alpharetta North
Fulton Rotary Club. February 1995.

"Stress Management for the 90's Woman." Presented at the Sandy Springs Society
Meeting. March 1994.

"Stress and Business Relationships." Image Information employees. Roswell, Ga. July, 1997.

"Stress Management and Health." Presented before Optimists Club, Atlanta, Ga. March 1990.

"Stress Management and Health." Presented for Optimists Club, Woodstock, Ga. 1993.

"Stress Management for the 90's." Presented as part of community workshops offered
by North Fulton Regional Hospital. March 1993,  January 1994.

"Stress Management and the Family." Presented as part of larger workshop at Elementary School in North Fulton county. April 1995.

"Stress and the Holidays." Three segments on CNN News Magazine program with Angie Humphries. December 1990.

"Stress Management and the 90's." Presented at the monthly meeting of the North Fulton Chamber of Commerce. November 1994.

"Stress Management and the 90's." Presented as a morning workshop for the employees of the    Atlanta Gas Light Company in Roswell, Ga. September 1993.

"Stress and the Holidays." Presented as a monthly workshop for the community. Sponsored by North Fulton Regional Hospital. December 1994.

"Stress Management for Caretakers." Presented for RRA, provider of services for the handicapped.  November 1993.

Keynote Speaker for the annual gathering of families who have suffered a loss. Sponsored by Roswell Funeral Home, Sandy Springs Chapel Funeral Directors,  Louie E. Jones Funeral Home and Woodstock Funeral Home, November 18, 1997.
"Stress Management and the Health Care Worker." Presented for a newly formed organization for nurses and others who provide care for people with AIDS. March 1987.

"Stress Management and the 90's." Presented as a Lunch and Learn for Digital Computers.  March 1988.
"Valentine's Presentation on the Stress of Relationships and Ways to Make Them Better." Presented for the Alpharetta North Fulton Rotary Club. February 14, 1998.

" How Rotarians Can Better Their Relationships with Each Other."  Presented for the Buckhead Rotary Club. March 12, 1998.

"Stress Management for the Employee to Better Serve Their Customers."  Presented as a Lunch and Learn for Hyatt Hotel personnel.  April,14,1998.  Hyatt Hotel, Buckhead, Ga.

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Certified in Biofeedback Training by the Biofeedback Certification Association of America. 1983.

Certified in Stress Management Training by the Stress Management Training Association. Dallas, Texas, 1992. 

Certified in hypnotherapy  by Dr. Barry Seedman, New York Hypnosis Institute. November, 1997.

American Nurses Credentialing Center. Certification, Clinical Specialist, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. June 1998.

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"Psychiatric Liaison Nurse for Neurosurgery: An Innovative Approach to Management of Chronic Pain." Journal of Neurosurgical Nursing, December 1978, Vol. 10, No. 4.

"The Female Partner of the Recovering Male Alcoholic"

"Alcohol Addiction: A Psychobiological  Approach"

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Community Activities

Led  support group for people with HIV and their families for the Good Samaritan
Project,  a volunteer project to help people with HIV and their families. 1982-1983.

North Fulton Alpharetta Rotary Club, Board Member 1995-1996 and 1996-1997.
Started project (which is still ongoing) to bring food monthly to North Fulton Community Charities.

Awarded Distinguished Achievement Citation by North Fulton Alpharetta Rotary Club for work done in club to raise money for the North Fulton Community Charities.

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Professional Affiliations

Sigma Theta Tau. International  Honor Society for Nurses.
American Psychiatric Nurses Association.
International Association of Psychiatric Liaison Nurses.
American Society of Professional Hypnosis.
International Association of Counselors and Therapists.
American Nurses Association.

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