Position Papers
Competency-Based Training for PMH Nurse Generalists: Inpatient Intervention and Prevention of Suicide
August 2013
  Position Paper
     
Adoption of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral and Treatment (SBIRT)
September 2012
  Position Paper
     
Staffing Inpatient Units
September 2011
  Position Paper
     
Position on LACE Recommendations
February 2011
  Position Paper
     
Electroconvulsive Therapy
January 2011
  Position Paper
     
Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Nurses
October 2010
  Position Paper
     
Seclusion & Restraint
2000, Revised May 2007
  Position Paper
     
Smoking Cessation
October 2008
  Position Paper
     
Workplace Violence
October 2008
  Position Paper
     

Archived Papers
Please note that these papers are for archival purposes only and do not necessarily represent APNA's current positions.
     
Determining Staffing Needs of Inpatient Psychiatric Units   Position Paper
     
Mandatory Outpatient Treatment (MOT)
January 2003
  Position Paper
     
PMH Nurse Roles Outcomes Evaluation and Management
August 1998
  Position Paper
     
Prescriptive Authority for Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses
September 1995
  Position Paper
     
Professional Titling & Credentialing for PMH APRNs
April 2003
  Position Paper
     
Roles of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses in Managed Care
August 1998
  Position Paper