Nicole Nappe, RN, BSN, PMH-BC, is a clinical nurse manager of the children’s inpatient unit and the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities at Bradley Hospital. She is the chair of its medical code committee and an educator at the Lifespan Medical Simulation Center
She earned a bachelor of science degree in behavior neuroscience and psychology from Northeastern University, Boston and a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Rhode Island. She is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse. She has been a nurse for 14 years and a hospital relief nursing supervisor for 12 years.
She has presented at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association National Conferences about initiation of rapid response teams at a pediatric psychiatric hospital. She enjoys educating others and teaches nurses to apply critical thinking and how to prioritize assessments when attending and participating in a medical code or medical emergency. She teaches annual certification courses for lead RNs at Bradley Hospital.