Schedule at a Glance

The APNA 28th Annual Conference program will offer up to 28.5 continuing education contact hours onsite and more than 130 contact hours total*.

Session recordings will be available to conference attendees after the Annual Conference, with the opportunity to earn contact hours for any sessions for which the attendee did not earn contact hours onsite. Access to these sessions is included in the registration rate.
 

Wednesday, October 22
 
  6:30am-6:30pm

Registration Open
  7:15am-5:30pm Pre-Conference Sessions
Tracks:
  Therapy, Education, Integrated Care, Addiction, Advanced Practice, Practice, Research, Suicide Assessment & Management, Psychopharmacology, Nurse Leadership & Self-Care
  7:15am-11:30am Morning Sessions
    Block 1: 
7:15am-9:15am
    Block 2:  9:30am-11:30am
  11:30am-1:00pm Symposium Luncheon
  1:15pm-5:30pm Afternoon Sessions   
   
Block 3:  1:15pm-3:15pm
    Block 4:  3:30pm-5:30pm
  5:45pm-6:10pm Orientation for Newcomers, Volunteers and New Members
  6:15pm-8:00pm Opening Program & President's Address Patricia Cunningham
  8:15pm-9:45pm Product Theater Dinner
   
Thursday, October 23

  6:00am-7:30am

Product Theater Breakfast
  7:30am-6:00pm Registration Open
  8:00am-9:00am Keynote Presentation Andrew Solomon
  9:15am-11:00am Concurrent Sessions
Tracks:  Undergraduate Education, Psychopharmacology, Child & Adolescent, Military, Suicide Assessment, Recovery, Administration, Mindfulness
      Block 1:  9:15am-10:00am
    Block 2:  10:15am-11:00am
  10:00am Poster Presentations Open
  11:15am-12:00pm Mini Concurrent Sessions
Tracks: Undergraduate Education, Roles in Integrated Care, Child & Adolescent, Military, Research, Graduate Education, Addiction, Team-based Care
  12:15pm-1:45pm Symposium Luncheon  
  1:30pm-5:00pm Exhibit Hall Open
  4:30pm-6:00pm Interactive Panels
  6:15pm-7:15pm Chapter Meetings
  7:30pm - 9:00pm Product Theater Dinner
   
Friday, October 24

  6:00am-7:30am
Product Theater Breakfast
  7:30am-5:00pm Registration Open
  8:00am-9:00am Keynote Presentation Angela Barron McBride
  9:00am-11:30am Exhibit Hall Open
  11:00am-11:45am Mini Concurrent Sessions
Tracks:  Education, Advanced Practice, Child & Adolescent, Military, Research, Graduate Education, Administration, Emergency Departments
  12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch on your own
  1:45pm-4:30pm Concurrent Sessions
Tracks: Undergraduate Education, Integrated Care, Child & Adolescent, Military – PTSD, Research, Inpatient Safety, Administration, Practice
      Block 1:  1:45pm-2:30pm
    Block 2:  2:45pm-3:30pm
    Block 3:  3:45pm-4:30pm
  4:30pm Poster Presentations Close
  4:45pm-6:15pm Interactive Panels
  6:30pm-9:00pm Friday Evening Event: Night at the Museum
   
Saturday, October 25
 
  8:00am-1:30pm

Registration Open
  8:00am-9:00am Breakfast Presentation: Foundation Benefit
  9:15am-12:00pm Concurrent Sessions
Tracks: Graduate Education, Integrated Care, Child & Adolescent, Recovery – Inpatient, Research & Practice, Staff Education, Addiction, Emergency
      Block 1:  9:15am-10:00am
    Block 2:  10:15am-11:00am
    Block 3:  11:15am-12:00pm
  12:15pm-1:30pm Annual Meeting & Town Hall


*Note: The final number of contact hours is subject to change with the addition of other programs. APNA reserves the right to make program changes as necessary, and the right to cancel sessions if events occur beyond reasonable control of APNA.

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