New York State Licensed Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry (NPP) with prescribing authority (Independent practice >3600 hours)
Board Certified Adult Mental Health and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner – The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, New York University College of Nursing (Magna Cum Laude)
Masters of Science Degree in Nursing, New York University College of Nursing
Certificate in Adult Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Institute for Psychoanalytic Education affiliated with New York University School of Medicine
Faculty – Psychoanalytic Association of New York, affiliated with NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Publications and Presentations
Rolin, D., Goen, D., Margiotta, S., Retano, A. (2016). Ending the Identity Crisis: The Resurrection of Psychotherapy in Contemporary PMH-APRN Practice. Presented at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) 30th Annual Convention on October 22, 2016 in Hartford CT.
Retano, A (2012). APRN Consensus Model including L.A.C.E.: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask. American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA-NYS) and the New York State Office of Mental Health Nursing Organization 4th Annual Conference. Malta, N.Y., June 8, 2012.
Oleck, L., Retano, A., Tebaldi, C., McGinness, T., Weiss, S., Carbray, J., … McCoy, P. (2011). Advanced practice psychiatric nurses legislative update: State of the States, 2010. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. March/April, 17 (2), 171-188.
Mosenthal, A.C., Murphy, P.A., Barker, L.K., Lavery, R., Retano, A., & Livingston, D.H (2008). Changing culture around end of life care in the trauma intensive care unit. The Journal of Trauma, Injury and Critical Care. 64(8), 1587-1593.
Kaufman, J., Birmaher, B., Clayton, S., Retano, A., & Wongchaowart, B. (1997). Case study: Trauma related Hallucinations. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 36(11), 1602 1605.