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Excellence in Psychiatric Nursing Care: Helping People Rebuild Their Lives and Work Toward Recovery from Mental Health Conditions
Earn up to 5.5 Contact Hours!

Friday, May 30, 2014
8:30am to 4:30pm, registration opens 7:30am
Hyatt Place, Malta
Saratoga Springs, NY 12020

Download the APNA New York Conference brochure.


The Planning Committee invites the submission of Poster Abstracts to cover: 

  • Original research or educational programs
  • Trauma
  • Cultural competence
  • Peer advocacy
  • Program development
  • Inpatient, outpatient, or crisis interventions
  • Psychiatric nursing outcome data
    • Other topics, research, or clinical intervention that you would like to share with your colleagues.

Conference attendees will vote on a student poster and professional staff poster. The top presenters will each receive a financial scholarship to attend next year’s conference.

Submission Guidelines

  • Prepare a 100-word abstract and include the title of your poster, the content of the poster, and whether it focuses on research, clinical care, advocacy, or policy.
  • Include your name, as well as the names of co-poster presenters, and your email address, work address, and phone number.
  • Send your abstract to or
  • For questions, contact Heather Muxworthy at 585-397-6257 or 585-423-2867.

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