Meet your instructor
Alison L. Miller, MSN, PMHRN-BC, FAIS, has been a psychiatric nurse since 1992 and a nurse educator for more than 25 years. Alison earned her BSN from Eastern Michigan University (Sigma Theta Tau) and MS in adult psychiatric nursing from the University of Illinois-Chicago. In 2004, at the age of 46, she joined the US Army Nurse Corps, where she provided mental resilience training to troops and commanders prior to deployment and psychological debriefings to soldiers having just returned home. After discharge, she was recruited by Fort Carson to serve as their Psychiatric Nurse Consultant, tasked with helping reduce the active duty solider suicides and to serve as team leader of their Behavioral Health Urgent Response Team. In 2016, she became HCA’s Division Director of Behavioral Health Education for the West Florida area, where she was responsible for the development and roll-out of psychiatric nursing curriculum to 16 hospitals. She also created and ran an 8-week online exam prep course for the psychiatric nurses working within that Division, which helped over 70 RNs become Board Certified as Psychiatric Nurses during a 12-month span. Alison is the owner of PMHRN, LLC, a national Psychiatric Nursing Education Consultant, the author of several articles on caring for the combat veteran, author of the book, Psychiatric-Mental Health RN: Board Certification Practice Questions, and a popular national speaker.