Laura Hummel

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Laura Hummel


  • Scholarly Project: University of Alabama Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Roy Ann Sherrod

Evidence-based best practice protocol for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder and safe discontinuation of benzodiazepines

  • Facilitator of sexual abuse survivors treatment groups
  • Facilitator of parenting skills education groups




Family Activities



My career objective is to work as a psychiatric independent practitioner in an out-patient setting.

I have extensive experience in completing evaluations and providing medication management.

Professional Memberships

  • Member of American Psychiatric Nurses Association
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • 2004-2006 President : The Delaware Certification Board
  • 2000-2006 Board Member:  The Delaware Certification Board
  • 2003-2005 Board member: Governor's Advisory Board for Social Services



Electronic Medical Record

Microsoft Office Word, Power point, Excel


Work History

Work History
May 2012 - Present

Advanced Practice Nurse

Norman Broudy MD and Associates LLC
Sep 2009 - Jun 2012

Advanced practice Nurse

The Mind and Body Consortium LLC

Psychiatric Evaluations and Medication Management for clients with psychiatric and addictions diagnosis in an outpatient treatment setting.

Mar 2007 - Oct 2009

Advanced practice Nurse

Connections CSP, INC

Psychiatric Evaluations and Medication Management for clients with psychiatric and addictions diagnosis in an outpatient treatment setting and an inpatient rehab.

Jan 2007 - Jul 2008

Adjunct Faculty

Delaware technical and Community College

Taught two groups of undergraduate nursing students per semester onsite clinical practice.

Nov 2006 - Mar 2007

Clinical Attending Privileges

MeadowWood Hospital

Follow a caseload and manage the care of inpatient psychiatric patients from admission through discharge

Feb 2006 - Dec 2006

Director of Nursing

MeadowWood Hospital
  • Direct Nursing, Clinical and Admissions programs and services and staff;
  • Program development, staff development
  • Committee Member: CQI, Risk management, medical Management, Safety Committee
Dec 2003 - Feb 2006

Director of Social Services/Advanced Practice Nurse

Kentmere Nursing care Center
  • Pre-Admission Screening
  • Psychosocial Assessments (including Mini Mental Status Exam and Depression scales on all residents
  • Treatment planning, therapy, medication management, behavioral management and family meetings
  • Discharge planning for rehab clients
  • Staff in-servicing on Behavioral treatment and Psychopharmacology
  • Committee Member: CQI, Risk Management, Safety committee, Staff recruitment and Retention Committee (Chairperson), Psychotropic Committee (Chairperson), Pain/End of Life Committee (Chairperson)
Sep 2001 - Nov 2003

Director of Behavioral Health/Victims Assistance Program Coordinator

Catholic Charieties
  • Oversaw Counseling and Substance Abuse Services in Wilmington, Dover and Georgetown, Delaware and Salisbury Maryland.
  • Coordinated the Diocese' Program for Victims Assistance.
  • Grant Writing
Nov 1997 - Sep 2001

Program Manager and Clinical Supervisor of New Castle County Counseling and Substance Abuse Services

Catholic Charities, Inc
  • Program Management and Development
  • Supervision of clinical staff and Interns including annual performance evaluations
  • Chairperson of Continuous Quality Improvement
  • Program Budgets, Staffing, Goals and evaluations
  • Contracting with Managed Care Companies
  • Individual, group and family therapy in agency and school settings
Oct 1990 - Mar 1997

Nurse Manager

Rockford Center
  • Developer and manager of the Adolescent Partial Program
  • Complete assessments
  • Coordinated care
  • Facilitated group therapy
  • Individual therapy
  • Insurance authorizations
  • Medication dispensing
  • Supervised a staff of 3-5 employees
  • Budget management


Aug 2011 - Present

Doctorate of Nursing Practice

University of Alabama


Aug 1989 - Aug 1990

Masters of Science Degree

University of Pennsylvania
  • Masters of Science in Nursing GPA 3.44
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health, Child, Adolescent and Family Therapy
Feb 1982 - May 1987

Bachelors of Science Degree

University of Delaware

Bachelor of Science in Nursing GPA 3.0


Dec 2012 - Nov 2017

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing

American Nurses Credentialing Center
Oct 2006 - Oct 2015

Independent Prescriptive Authority and DEA

Drug Enforcement Agency
May 1992 - May 2015

Licensed Advanced Practice registered Nurse

Delaware Board of Nursing
May 1987 - May 2015

Licensed Registered Nurse

Delaware Board of Nursing
Aug 2011 - Jul 2013

Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Delaware Certification Board/ICRC