Nursing grad to present paper at national conference
May 9, 2014
Laura Wells, of Meredosia, IL, will present her research at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association’s 28th annual conference, held in Indianapolis in October.
Wells graduated May 3 from MacMurray College’s Nursing Program with Honors in Nursing. She was awarded the Nightingale Award last year, the program’s highest honor, nominated by her classmates and selected by the nursing faculty.
The graduate Meredosia-Chambersburg High School is the daughter of Michael and Janet Wells of Chapin, IL.
Her research, “Treating Combat Veterans with PTSD Using Group-Based Exposure Therapy” began in a nursing research course taught by Nursing Prof. Kelly Ruppel and continued with Georgine Berent, also a professor of nursing, who will co-present the work in Indianapolis.