APPN Role

The following articles provide information about the role of the advanced practice psychiatric nurse organized by topic, workplace setting, and/or specialty. Please contact us if you are interested in accessing any of these documents.

General
      The role of the nurse practitioner in psychiatric/mental health nursing: Exploring consumer satisfaction

APPN Psychotherapist
      Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Finding Our Core: The Therapeutic Relationship in 21st Century

Geriatric APPN
      Download Geropsychiatric Nursing Practice in the United States: Present Trends and Future Directions1

Child & Adolescent APPN
      Addressing Children’s Mental Health Needs: Educational Preparation of Advanced Practice Nurses

Forensic APPN
      Download Human Trafficking: Implications for the Role of the Advanced Practice Forensic Nurse2


1. Reference: Kaas, Merrie J., Beattie, Elizabeth. Geropsychiatric Nursing Practice in the United States: Present Trends and Future Directions. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Assoc, 2006; 12(3), 142-155. DOI: 10.1177/1078390306292161
2. Reference: Cole, Helen. Human Trafficking: Implications for the Role of the Advanced Practice Forensic Nurse. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Assoc, 2009; 14(6), 462-470. DOI: 10.1177/1078390308325763