About the APNA 27th Annual Conference
What: The premiere event for psychiatric nursing
Who: Psychiatric mental health nurses (both RN-PMH and APRN) from around the globe
When: October 9-12, 2013
Where: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas | Learn More About San Antonio
Why: Earn over 90 total continuing nursing education contact hours at the conference and online afterwards, network with colleagues, discuss issues in PMHN, and be a part of your nursing speciality organization!
Registration: Registration will open in June.
Visit the Registration Pricing page for different registration options and pricing.
Register before August 26, 2013 to take advantage of early bird registration rates.
Onsite registration will be open from Wednesday, October 9, 2013 until space is no longer available. When registering onsite, please allow ample time to complete the registration process and be aware that some sessions may be unavailable due to limited capacity.
Hotel: San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter - Headquarter Hotel | Hotel Information
Travel: Travel by Air | Airport Shuttle Options | Parking Fees | Transportation Around Town
The full program is in development. See the Schedule at a Glance for a brief overview.
Continuing Education Information
Continuing education contact hours are awarded based on the number of sessions attended and evaluations completed. The APNA 27th Annual Conference will offer up to 27 contact hours onsite. Registrants will have the option to earn contact hours for sessions they did not attend in person via online session recordings. This means that registrants may be able to earn over 90 total contact hours for sessions onsite and online. (Note: This number is not final and subject to change.)
Conference Educational Learning Objectives
By the end of this continuing education activity the learner will be better able to:
Identify and participate in opportunities to lead change and implement recovery principles in mental health care
Describe evidence based models of care that promote mental health and prevent or minimize mental health problems
Articulate the inpatient contribution of psychiatric mental health nurses in transforming the health care system to promote high quality person centered care
Call for Abstract Proposals
The Call for Abstract Proposals is closed. Thank you for your submissions! Notification emails have been sent to all who submitted abstracts. If you did not receive an email, please contact Meaghan Trimyer at 571-533-1931.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.