October 29 - November 2, 2024 | Boston, MA |
Brooke Kempf has worked as a Psychiatric Nurse at Hamilton Center in Terre Haute, Indiana since she graduated from Indiana State University with associate degree in 1994. Her passion for mental health was sparked as she worked as a charge nurse on the Inpatient Unit and continued to grow as she served in their outpatient setting while obtaining her bachelor’s degree from ISU in 1996. Her education and experience with medication monitoring, providing care as a group home nurse, managing injection clinics, and providing staff training allowed her to pave the way for the unique outpatient nursing services that have now grown to multiple nursing staff and locations and led to her being awarded with the 2008 Hamilton Award for Outstanding Staff Member. Ms. Kempf was then able to obtain her master’s degree from the State University at Stony Brook of New York and is board Certified by the ANCC as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She currently practices as the Hospitalist for the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit of Hamilton Center Community Mental Health Center in Terre Haute, Indiana and is an adjunct lecturer for IUPUI’s PMHNP program, teaching and was awarded the 2022 Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty.