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Florida Chapter Seminar
Acute Care Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses: Preparing for Recovery Oriented Practice
Saturday, August 13, 2016

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The purpose of the Chapter is to support the mission of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association through networking, continuing education and political awareness, while recognizing and encouraging the diversity of Chapter membership.

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Letter from the APNA Florida Chapter President to Governor Scott

Regarding: House Bill 335
Psychiatric Nurses: Requires psychiatric nurses to hold national advanced practice certification as psychiatric mental health advanced practice nurse; authorizes such nurses to approve release of individuals from receiving facility after involuntary examination under certain circumstances.
Effective Date: July 1, 2015

Excerpt:  “As of today, there are only four Florida schools that offer a degree in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing and there is a shortage of nursing professors able to teach in these programs. A workforce investigation should include an evaluation of Florida’s nursing schools ability to teach, train and develop psychiatric nurses. The American Psychiatric Nurses Association’s Florida Chapter Board of Directors is recommending a psychiatric nursing workforce analysis to be performed by the Department of Children and Families in conjunction with the Florida Center for Nursing.”

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