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LA County Area Meeting
New Year Planning and Poster Discussion

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Cathy O'Reilly, MSN-RN-BC
Los Angeles Area Rep, APNA California Chapter 

Kaiser Mental Health Center Los Angeles
765 College St, Los Angeles, CA 90012


  • Introductions
  • Location, Frequency and Focus of meetings
  • Other APNA LA area activities
  • Round Robin
  • 2015 APNA California Conference Poster Planning
This L.A. Area APNA/California Chapter Meeting is at no cost to the participants.
Members and nonmembers are welcome, including Psychiatric RNs, Nurse Managers, Supervisors, and any Nurse that wishes to enhance his/her practice by networking with others in the field.

Refreshments will be provided by APNA CA.
FREE Parking is available.

RSVP to Los Angeles Area Rep:
Catherine O'Reilly
(858) 243-1470

Download the meeting flyer here.



2015 Chapter Annual Conference
Psychiatric Nurses Leading the Way:  Developing and Influencing Psychiatric Leaders
Saturday, April 25, 2015
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM

El Camino Hospital Mountain View
2500 Grant Road, Mountain View, CA 94040

We cordially invite Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses, Nurse Managers, Supervisors, MFTs, LCSWs, and any clinician that wishes to enhance his/her mental health practices or networking with others in the mental health field to attend our annual conference.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This course also meets the qualifications for continuing education credit for MFTs and /or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Provider Number PCE 4945.

Conference Objectives:

  1. Identify three examples of paths toward successful nursing leadership in mental health care
  2. Evaluate and develop your skills for leading a mental health focused Interdisciplinary Team
  3. Characterize your commitment to organizing collaborative mental health adventures within your own community.

Refund policy:

Notification of cancellation must be received in writing to Antony Wilson at by March 25, 2015 to receive a refund minus a $25 administrative fee. Please allow three weeks for processing. Telephone cancellations are not eligible for a refund, and no refunds will be issued after March 25, 2015.

Download the flyer here.