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College of Nursing

Faculty and Staff

Dianna Inman, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, PMHS, PMHNP-BC

Title: Director, Psych Mental Health NP Program and Associate Professor
College of Nursing
Email: DiannaI@mailbox.sc.edu
Phone: 803-576-8455
Office:

College of Nursing
University of South Carolina
1601 Greene Street, Room 318
Columbia, SC 29208-4001 
United States 

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Background

Dr. Inman received her BSN from East Carolina University, a master’s degree in nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Arizona State University.  

Research

Dr. Inman has received funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to train nurse practitioners in screening, brief intervention and referral for treatment (SBIRT) and from the Human Resources Services Administration to enhance the role of the registered nurse in primary care.  

Dissemination

Recent Invited Presentations
Inman, D. (2019). Adolescent Substance Use: Prevention, Identification and Treatment. KY Chapter of the American Psychiatric Nurse Association Annual Conference, Louisville, KY. March 22, 2019.  

Inman, D. (2018). Intellectual Disability and Co-morbid Conditions. Pediatric Noon Conference, September 25, 2018. University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital. Lexington, KY. 

Professional Service

Dr. Inman is an active member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. 

Professional Practice

Dr. Inman is certified as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care Mental Health Specialist and a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.  She has been actively engaged in clinical practice in Developmental/Behavioral pediatrics and school based mental health. 

Research Studies (Selected)

An Innovative Approach to Provide SBIRT Training (IAST) for Health Care Providers. Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration-$758,459.00. 2015 - 2019. Principal Investigator. 

Implementation of the Incredible Years Parent Training Program for Families with a Child with Autism. Children’s Miracle Network, University of Kentucky-$33,387. 2017. Co-Principal Investigator.  

Enhancing the Role of the Primary Care Registered Nurse in Rural Kentucky, Health Resources and Services Administration - $1,770.31. 2018 - 2023. Co-Project Director.  

Publications (selected)

Journal Articles - Peer-Reviewed
Inman, D., El-Mallakh, P, Jensen, L, Ossege, J., and Scott, J. (2020). Addressing Substance Use in Adolescents: Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, Volume 16, Issue 1, 69 – 73. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2019.10.004

Inman, D., Matthews, J., Butcher, L., Swartz, C. and Meadows, A. (2019). Identifying the risk of suicide among adolescents admitted to a Children’s Hospital using the Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (aSQ). Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing.10.1111/jcap.12235.

Book Chapters
Inman, D. (2018). Prevention of Substance Use. In Inman, D., El-Mallakh, & Darville, A. (2018). Substance Use Disorders (3rd ed) (pp 15-31). Brockton, MA Western Schools.

Inman, D. (2018). Treatment of Substance Use Disorders. In Inman, D., El-Mallakh, & Darville, A. (2018). Substance Use Disorders (3rd ed) (pp 55-70). Brockton, MA Western Schools.

Inman, D. (2018). Alcohol. In Inman, D., El-Mallakh, & Darville, A. (2018). Substance Use Disorders (3rd ed) (pp 55-70). Brockton, MA Western Schools.

Inman, D. (2018). Stimulants. In Inman, D., El-Mallakh, & Darville, A. (2018). Substance Use Disorders (3rd ed) (pp 157-177). Brockton, MA Western Schools.

Inman, D. (2018). Anabolic Steroids. In Inman, D., El-Mallakh, & Darville, A. (2018). Substance Use Disorders (3rd ed) (pp 267-279). Brockton, MA Western Schools.

Inman, D. (2018). Substance Use Across the Life Span. In Inman, D., El-Mallakh, & Darville, A. (2018). Substance Use Disorders (3rd ed) (pp281-293). Brockton, MA Western Schools. 


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