Call for Reviewers

Play a part in determining the APNA 28th Annual Conference Program: Join the 2014 Scholarly Review Committee!
The Call for Reviewers is now closed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is seeking APNA members to participate in a peer review of abstracts submitted for the APNA 28th Annual Conference in Indianapolis, IN - October 22-25, 2014. Abstract reviewers must hold current APNA membership and show evidence of clinical and/or research expertise and scholarship. Nurses with generalist or advanced practice preparation are invited to apply.

If you meet the above criteria and will be able to complete 6-12 abstract reviews during the period of March 7th through 31st, please complete the online application and forward it, along with a copy of your CV or biosketch, to Meaghan Trimyer ( by February 18th.

If selected to join the Scholarly Review Committee, you will be asked to review abstracts for one or more of the following presentation formats: pre-conference sessions, concurrent sessions, mini concurrent sessions, and posters. We will make every effort to assign you to abstracts based on your area(s) of expertise, as indicated on your application form - please be sure to complete this section (indicated with an *) of the application. Abstract reviews require rapid turn-around time and will occur from March 7-31, 2014.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Patricia Black at the APNA National Office at 571-533-1922. Deadline for RECEIPT of application for consideration as a reviewer for the 28th Annual Conference is February 18, 2014. We encourage you to apply early.

If you would like to submit an abstract to be reviewed for the 28th Annual Conference, see the Call for Abstracts.