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APNA Annual Conference Scholarship Award

On behalf of the APNA, Arkansas Chapter Board of Directors, I am happy to announce our first Conference Scholarship Award! This award includes one full-conference registration- a $495 value- to the APNA 29th Annual Conference, October 28-31, 2015, in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

ALL active Arkansas Chapter members are invited to apply, and up to 2 individuals will be awarded.

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2nd Annual State Conference: Mental Health Nursing: A Common Thread Across Specialties
November 7, 2015
Embassy Suites
Little Rock, Arkansas

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Chapter Goals

Mission Statement: To unite, support, educate, and enhance the professional identity of all levels of psychiatric nursing in rural and urban Arkansas, while promoting and advocating for excellence in mental health care and recovery.

The purpose of the APNA Arkansas Chapter is to:

  • Promote the professional practice of Psychiatric nursing as a specialty
  • Provide a forum for networking and peer support among psychiatric nurses
  • Collaborate with groups of influence to shape health policy and improve the delivery of mental health services, and
  • Encourage the generation and dissemination of psychiatric nursing research.

The APNA Arkansas Chapter shall accomplish goals via its Board of Directors, Committees, and its general membership. APNA Arkansas will form collaborative relationships with other nursing professional groups and other mental health disciplines.


Any APNA member who resides in Arkansas is automatically made a member of the Arkansas Chapter. For more information about joining or renewing your membership, please see the Membership tab on APNA’s home page for more information about the application process and dues.

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