Heather Jackson works as the Nurse Manager for the Inpatient Medicine in Psychiatry Unit at the University of Rochester Medical Center, where she has worked for the past 6 years. She earned her bachelors of science in nursing degree from the University of Rochester, School of Nursing and a Master’s degree in Business Science, with a concentration in medical management, from the University of Rochester, Simon School of Business. Heather is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Higher Education Administration. Heather Jackson is dual-certified by the ANCC in both Medical-Surgical and Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing. Heather’s clinical and educational areas of interest are focused on the acute medical care of adults with co-morbid psychiatric illness.
Presentation title: Nursing Care of the Complex Hospitalized Patient: Integrating Medicine and Psychiatry