APNA Illinois Chapter Conference 2016

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Psychiatric Nurses: Caring for Patients Across the Life Span

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Prentice Pavilion, 3rd Floor, Conference Room L
250 E. Superior, Chicago, Illinois 60611
March 5, 2016

This activity is jointly provided by the Illinois American Psychiatric Nurses Association and Northwestern Medicine/Northwestern Memorial HealthCare - NM Academy. View the event brochure here.

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  1. Identify the many paths each of us can choose for professional leadership as a psychiatric-mental health nurse.

  2. Identify at least one psychiatric nursing best practice recommendation to integrate into my own clinical practice in a variety of settings.

  3. Describe changes in clinical practice due to new legislation and rules concerning substance use treatment.

Registration Rates

  Conference Fee
APNA Members $50
Non-Members $75
Nursing Students Free

The first 100 registered paying attendees will receive a $10 gift certificate to Beatrix restaurant.


Free parking for Early Bird registration before February 27 at 259 E. Erie Parking Garage (located in the hospital). Vouchers will be provided at the end of the last session of the conference.

Hotel Accommodation Rooms

Hampton Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
160 E. Huron St
Chicago, IL
Phone: 312-706-0888

Discounted rate is available for March 5 and 6, 2016.

Additional hotels near the conference can be found here.


Continuing Education

Northwestern Medicine/ Northwestern Memorial HealthCare – NM Academy (OH-375, 2/1/2017)  is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity has been given 8 contact hours, which includes 2 Pharmacology contact hours.


Cancellation Policy

Registration cancellations require written notification to Richard Ray at rray@nmh.org. All refund requests must be received by February 27, 2015. A $25 processing fee will be charged. No-shows will not be granted a refund.

General Questions

For general questions, please contact:
Richard Ray, RN, MS, PMH-BC

Patricia Roberts, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC, NE-BC

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