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Committee of Professional Nurses

The Tourette Association of America’s Committee of Professional Nurses is established to promote education and research that seeks to improve the medical community’s capacity to diagnose, treat, and manage the medical care of individuals with symptoms of Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndrome.

The profession of Nursing develops patient-centered care that is reliant on evidence-based practices through quality research. The Committee of Professional Nurses is established to create nursing best practices that will serve as a foundation for effective medical management of individuals with Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndrome. This committee will also focus on ways to improve the care of individuals in underserved areas and populations.

The Committee of Professional Nurses will be comprised of 8-12 Registered Nurses from diverse professional, geographical, racial, and ethnic backgrounds and experiences. Each member will commit to being engaged with the committee for a minimum of 2 years and actively participate in the development of effective education and research.

Below is a list of expectations for each committee member: