2018 Speakers

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Carol Capitano, PhD
Carol Capitano, PhD
Session #11

Dr. Capitano is a Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist with prescriptive authority. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico College of Nursing. In addition, she practices at the New Mexico Psychiatric Center, where she pioneered the Advanced Practice Nurse role for the Psychiatric Center. She was awarded a Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico. Her scholarly interests include suicide, PTSD, trauma-related issues, bereavement, continuing bonds after death, and end of life issues. She has presented her research at various nursing and suicide-related conferences. Dr. Capitano has also served as an expert witness and content expert for a nursing textbook.