Marlette Buckner, MN, RN, ACNS-BC, is the Nurse Manager at RiverMend Health Center of Atlanta. She earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a master’s degree in adult health nursing from Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. She also has bachelor’s degrees in psychology and philosophy from Emory University. Marlette has been a registered nurse for 30 years. She has worked in acute care hospitals as a staff nurse, a clinical nurse specialist, and a professional development specialist. She has also worked in long-term care as a nurse manager, as well as charge nurse in an inpatient psychiatric, drug and alcohol detox unit.