Diane Atchinson, RN-BC, MSN, ANP, RAC-CT

Diane Atchinson is the owner and President of DPA Associates, Inc. Her clientele span the nation from Long Island to the Hawaiian Islands. She has presented at national workshops for the American Health Care Association and AANAC. She has also presented at state association workshops and conventions including: Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Hawaii, North Carolina, West Virginia, South Dakota and North Dakota. She has also presented workshops for community colleges and for the Veteran’s Administration regional groups. Diane has presented webinars, facilitated a DON blog site, updated clinical aspects of Leading Age Kansas web sites, authored a survey toolkit and DON toolkit that is available on the Leading Age Kansas web site (www.leadingagekansas.org) .

Diane has published numerous articles on Restorative Nursing Programs and has authored a DPA publication on Restorative Nursing (2013 - 4th  ed). DPA Associates also publishes a LTC policy and procedure manual (7th ed) that includes a Medicare addendum on CD which was updated in 2014.