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9/9/14
Free CE: 2 new free webinars for National Recovery Month

9/9/14
Military & PTSD Resources: 9/25/14 DCoE Webinar - Suicide in Military and Veteran Populations: Implications for Chaplains, Health Care Providers and Leaders

9/8/14
Recovery Tools: Shared Decision Making Tool

9/8/14
Recovery Resources: Upcoming SAMHSA Recovery Month webcast - September 15th

9/5/14
Press Releases: 10 Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses Recognized with 2014 American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Awards

9/2/14
APNA Advocacy: Nursing Community Response for Proposed Rule - Medicare Program Physician Fee Schedule

8/29/14
Other Educational Opportunities: 9/23 SAMHSA webinar - Healthier Pregnancy: Tools and Techniques To Best Provide ACA-Covered Preventive Services

8/27/14
Child & Adolescent Resources: Clinical Report: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Substance Abuse

8/27/14
Substance Use Resources: CMS SBIRT Fact Sheet

8/27/14
Military & PTSD Resources: PTSD Toolkit for Nurses

8/15/14
Military & PTSD Resources: 8/28 Free DCoE Webinar - A Population Approach to Treatment Engagement in Behavioral Health Care

8/15/14
Medication Updates: Belsomra approved to treat insomnia

8/14/14
Chapter Updates

California Chapter: August 26, 2014, "Vicarious Secondary Trauma", 6:30pm - Zoul Auditorium, St. Joseph Hospital Orange

Florida Chapter: Membership Meeting Conference Calls, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm, September 18, 2014, January 15, 2015, and April 16, 2015.

Illinois Chapter: September 13, 2014, Chapter Annual Conference - Psychiatric Nurses: Caring for Patients Across the Life Span, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

New Jersey Chapter: November 2, 2014, Chapter Annual Conference, Details to follow

Tennessee Chapter: September 23, 2014, Membership Dinner Meeting, Knoxville, TN

8/11/14
Traumatic Events Resources: Disaster Substance Abuse Services: Planning and Preparedness podcast from SAMHSA
 
8/6/14
Other Educational Opportunities: Free 8/27/14 webinar - 5 Tools to Make Better Practice Management Decisions
 
8/6/14
Free CE: De-Stress and Take Care of Yourself: A Toolkit - 8/20/14
 
8/1/14
Grants and Scholarships: Yearly Nursing Track scholarship
 
8/1/14
Recovery Programs: APNA Acute Care Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses: Preparing for Recovery Oriented Practice
 
7/31/14
Medication Updates: AHRQ Clinician Summary - First-Generation Versus Second-Generation Antipsychotics in Adults: Comparative Effectiveness
 
7/31/14
Other Educational Opportunities: FREE CME Course - First-Generation Versus Second-Generation Antipsychotics in Adults: Comparative Effectiveness
 
7/30/14
Military & PTSD Resources: 8/14 Webinar - Breaking the Code: ICD-9-Clinical Modification Diagnosis Coding for Traumatic Brain Injury
 
7/29/14
Medication Updates: Targiniq ER with abuse-deterrent properties approved
 
7/24/14
APNA Advocacy: Letter of congratulations to HHS Secretary Burwell
 
7/23/14
Annual Conference: Poster presenter information posted.
 
7/23/14
APNA Advocacy: Letter supporting nomination of Robert McDonald as Secretary of the VA, etter supporting Emergency Medical Services for Children Reauthorization Act of 2014, letter to the VA supporting their work to modernize the VHA Nursing Handbook
 
7/18/14
RN Resources: New research article in Health Affairs
 
7/18/14
Annual Conference: New product theater announced!
 
7/14/14
Medication Updates: Tramadol placed into Schedule IV of Controlled Substances Act
 
7/11/14
Annual Conference: Updated info for presenters
 
7/11/14
Free CE: Free ANA webinar for APNA Members on 7/16: Healthy Work Environments: Improving Patient and Nurse Outcomes
 
7/11/14
Military & PTSD Resources: 7/24 Webinar: Hearing and Vision Impairment from Combat Trauma
 
7/10/14
Substance Use Resources: ONDCP 2014 Drug Control Strategy Fact Sheet
 
7/8/14
Press Releases: Continuing Nursing Education for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses – Registration is Open for the APNA 28th Annual Conference
 
7/2/14
Publications Discounts: 20% off select publications from Cambridge University Press for APNA members
 
6/26/14
APNA News: June Members' Corner now available!
 
6/26/14
Press Releases: To Support Safe Delivery of Health Care to Persons with Mental Illness, APNA Releases Updated Standards of Practice and Position Paper on Use of Seclusion and Restraint
 
6/9/14
APNA Advocacy: June Nursing Community Letters to Secretary Sebelius and the Veterans Administration
 
6/2/14
Traumatic Events Resources: SAMHSA TIP - Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services
 
6/2/14
Integrated Care: Recent articles from SAMHSA on the role of nurses in the integrated care team
 
5/27/14
Other Educational Opportunities: 6/18 ANA webinar - Navigating Meaningful Use: What It Means for Your Practice
 
5/16/14
APRN Resources: 2012 HRSA National Sample Survey of Nurse Practitioners
 
5/12/14
Military & PTSD Resources: Upcoming DCoE Webinar - Understanding Changes to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorder Diagnosis in DSM-5, 5/22/14
 
5/7/14
Annual Conference: Registration pricing posted!
 
5/6/14
Free CE: 2 free sessions for Nurses Week & Mental Health Month
 
 
4/16/14
Medication Updates: FDA approves Tanzeum to treat type 2 diabetes
 
4/15/14
Grants & Scholarships: ANF Nursing Research Grants
 
4/11/14
Military & PTSD Resources: 4/24 Webinar - Psychological Health and Resilience of Children in Military Families
 
4/7/14
APNA Advocacy: Nursing Community letter to the Senate Appropriation Subcommittee
 
4/4/14
Free CE: ANA Free Nurses Week Webinar - 5/7/14
 
4/4/14
Medication Updates: FDA approves new hand-held auto-injector to reverse opioid overdose
 
4/3/14
Recovery Resources: Upcoming 4/10 Webinar: The Role of Self-Management in Using Medications
 
4/3/14
Integrated Care Resources: New journal articles on topics related to integrated care

4/1/14
Job Postings: Job search app now available on iTunes!

3/31/14
APNA Advocacy: Nursing Community letter regarding FY 2015 appropriations; Nursing Community letter on DME provision in the ACA

3/28/14
Free CE: April 16, 2014 ANA webinar - free for APNA members

3/27/14
Videos About Psych Nursing: New webpage!

3/27/14
TBI Resources: 4/10 Defense Centers of Excellence Webinar - free CE

3/14/14
TBI Resources: 3/27 Defense Centers of Excellence Webinar - free CE!

3/11/14
Other Educational Opportunities: 3/19 Nursing Community Webinar - free CE!

3/11/14
Recovery to Practice: Update on APNA's RTP curriculum

3/10/14
Medication Updates: Voluntary recall issued for Effexor (150mg)

3/7/14
Other Educational Opportunities: DCoE monthly webinar series - free CE!

3/6/14
Press Releases: American Psychiatric Nurses Association Names Colleen Corte as Associate Editor for its Journal

3/6/14
Integrated Care Resources: Info on Accountable Care Organizations and promising Medicaid models

3/4/14
TBI Resources: Upcoming DCoE Webinar on March 13th - free CE!

2/26/14
APNA Advocacy: Nursing Community letters to the CNO of the US Public Health Service

2/18/14
Integrated Care Resources: Core Competencies for Integrated Care from SAMHSA and the Annapolis Coalition

2/18/14
Grants & Scholarships: 5th Annual Scholarship Competition for Graduate Students & Mental Health Trainees

2/17/14
Other Educational Opportunities: Free CE! NSO 2/27 webinar - Nurse Practitioner Liability Update: A Three-part Approach

2/17/14
Child & Adolescent Resources: SAMHSA 6-part webinar series on girls' behavioral health

2/17/14
Other Educational Opportunities: 2014-2015 APNA Endorsed CPNP Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Review Course - Discounted price for members!

2/17/14
Organizational Responses: APNA comments on NCSBN's proposed APRN Compact Model Legislation

2/17/14
Advocacy Tools: New tools added!

2/12/14
Military & PTSD Resources: Mental Health Environment of Care Checklist

2/6/14
Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute:

2/6/14
Annual Conference: Sponsorship brochure now available

 

2/5/14
APNA Advocacy: Nursing Community letter supporting Surgeon General nomination; letter regarding proposed revisions to the VHA handbook which would give APRNs full scope of practice

2/5/14
Military & PTSD Resources: 2/13 DCoE Webinar - TBI Management in the Deployed Environment: The Concussion Care Center Model

2/5/14
Recovery Resources: 2/12 International Bipolar Foundation Webinar with Eric Arauz - How Written and Oral Storytelling Saved My Life

1/30/14
ACA Resources: 2/12 ADS Center Webinar - Time to Get Insured: Learn the Who, What, Why, and How to Enroll in Health Insurance through the Medicaid Expansion or the State or Federal Marketplace

1/23/14
Military & PTSD Resources: VA Community Provider Toolkit

1/23/14
Military & PTSD Resources: 1/30 SAMHSA Webinar: Strategies for Improving Rural Behavioral Health Services for Service Members, Veterans, and their Families

1/9/14
APPN Resources: 1/24 Webinar: Transitioning to ICD-10: Why It’s Important to Behavioral Health Care Providers and How to Prepare

1/9/14
Medication Updates: FDA approves Farxiga to treat type 2 diabetes

1/9/14
Military & PTSD Resources: Upcoming webinar on TBI - 1/16, upcoming webinar on PTSD - 1/23

1/3/14
Other Educational Opportunities: National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors January 23rd Webinar

1/2/14
Grants and Scholarships: Beck Institute Faculty Scholarship Competition, online nursing scholarship database

1/2/14
Substance Use Resources: National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services - 2012 data

12/19/13
Substance Use Resources: Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Buprenorphine in the Treatment of Opioid Addiction - Appendix B Assessment and Screening Instruments

12/19/13
Integrated Care Resources: SAMHSA Peer Providers Webpage

12/18/13
Medication Updates: Methylphenidate ADHD Medications: Risk of Long-lasting Erections

12/13/13
Medication Updates: FDA approves first generic version of Cymbalta

12/11/13
TBI Resources: December 18th DCoE Webinar - The Role of Integrative Medicine in the Treatment of TBI

12/11/13
CPI: Keynote speaker Xavier Amador announced!

12/9/13
Grants & Scholarships: NIMH Multi-Site Post Doctoral Research Fellowship in Geriatric Mental Health Services

12/9/13
Press Releases: APNA collaborates to ensure parity

12/4/13
Integrated Care Resources: AHRQ Lexicon for Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration

12/4/13
Medications Updates: Rosiglitazone-containing diabetes medicine - 2010 FDA Restrictions Removed

11/21/13
Affordable Care Act Resources: Get Covered Calculator

11/19/13
Advocacy: Nursing Community letter to the Conference Budget Committee re: FY 2014

11/18/13
Medication Updates: DEA 2013 National Drug Threat Assessment released

11/15/13
Integrated Care: CMS issues new guidance on same day billing in Medicare

11/8/13
Medication Updates: Opioids Prove Effective for Restless Legs Syndrome

11/7/13
Integrated Care Resources: SAMHSA-HRSA 10-Minutes at a Time HIT Library; Upcoming 11/20 Webinar from the National Council

11/1/13
Grants & Scholarships: Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention Call for Applications

10/30/13
Geropsych Nursing Resources: Antipsychotic Drug use in Nursing Homes Trend Update

10/29/13
APPN Reports & Statistics: The Mental Health Workforce - A Primer

10/24/13
Recovery Resources: Upcoming 11/7 SAMHSA Webinar: Peer Practice and Context: Developing Quality Standards

10/21/13
Grants & Scholarships: 2013 RWJF Executive Nurse Fellows Call for Applications

10/18/13
ACA Resources: 10/31 National Council Webinar - The ABC’s of Open Enrollment for Behavioral Health Providers

10/17/13
Military & PTSD Resources: October DCoE Webinar - free CE!

10/17/13
Annual Conference: Save the Date 2014 now available for download

10/17/13
Membership: New Feature - eMembership in ANA

10/17/13
Board of Directors: Welcome to the 2013 Board!

10/11/13
Annual Conference: View poster presentations in the Online Poster Gallery

9/20/13
Joining Forces: Updates on APNA activities

9/12/13
ACA Resources: SAMHSA toolkits for providers and consumers now available

9/12/13
Integrated Care Resources: Infographic from SAMHSA and NCBH

9/5/13
Grants & Scholarships: NINR Graduate Partnerships Program info posted.

9/5/13
RN & APRN Practice: Free 3-part Compliance Webinar Series from the National Council for Behavioral Health

9/3/13
ACA Resources: Materials for small businesses and links to infographics

8/29/13
ACA Resources: Provider-focused publications from CMS

8/28/13
Substance Use Resources: SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit

8/13/13
Nursing Reports & Surveys: National Hospital Care Survey - info for participating

8/12/13
Healthcare Reform Advocacy: Letter in support of the Home Healthcare Improvement Planning Act

8/12/13
RN Resources: Free CE from the CDC on workplace violence prevention

8/7/13
Medication Updates: New federal guidelines for managing occupational exposure to HIV

7/29/13
TBI Resources: Neuroimaging following mTBI in the Non-Deployed Setting Clinical Recommendation

7/29/13
Grants & Scholarships: HRSA Funding Opporunity - Veterans to Nurses and Physician Assistants Workforce Program

7/26/13
Integrated Care Webinars: First podcast from the 11th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute posted

7/19/13
Nursing Report & Surveys: Archived webinar on the latest scope of practice state legislation

7/17/13
Publications Discounts Program: 20% off books by Carol Kivler for APNA members!

7/17/13
National Dialogue on Mental Health: SAMHSA toolkit for community conversations about mental health

7/12/13
Integrated Care Resources: SAMHSA Report - Coalitions and Community Health: Integration of Behavioral Health and Primary Care

7/11/13
RN Resources - Practice: AHRQ Guide to Patient and Family Engagement in Hospital Quality and Safety

7/10/13
National Dialogue on Mental Health: Mental Health First Aid training program info

7/8/13
Medication Updates: FDA Safety Alert - Benzotropine Mesylate Injection recall

7/1/13
Medication Updates: FDA Safety Alert re: Zyprexa Relprevv (Olanzapine Pamoate)

7/1/13
Health Care Reform Involvement: Nursing Community letter to Marilyn Tavenner

6/20/13
Military & PTSD Resources: Free online mental health screening for members of the military.

6/12/13
Substance Use Resources: SAMHSA Technical Assistance Publication: Systems-Level Implementation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

5/22/13
Integrated Care Resources: SAMHSA self-paced online course: Primary Care for Substance Use Professionals

5/21/13
Substance Use Resources: Guides regarding specific gender concerns when treating men and women for substance use disorders

5/15/13
Medication Updates: The FDA has approved label changes specifying new dosing recommendations for zolpidem products

5/14/13
Grants and Scholarships: HRSA Faculty Loan Repayment Program

5/14/13
Health Care Reform Advocacy: Autism National Committee letter to Rep. Kline and Miller re: 200 National, State, and Local Organizations Ask Congress to Protect Schoolchildren from Dangerous Restraint & Seclusion and Pass the Keeping All Students Safe Act

5/14/13
Child and Adolescent Resources: Seclusion and restraint fact sheet from the Autism National Committee, Inc.

5/14/13
Integrated Care - Recent Developments: Addiction + Primary Care Integration-Lessons from Early Adopters

5/14/13
Child and Adolescent Substance Use Resources: Challenges of Pregnant Teens in Substance Abuse Treatment

5/14/13
Substance Use Resources: Challenges of Pregnant Teens in Substance Abuse Treatment

5/10/13
Medication Updates: SAMHSA DAWN report on Zolpidem

5/06/13
Continuing Education: Free CE in in honor of Nurses Week!

5/02/13
Continuing Education: Free CE in the APNA eLearning Center

4/29/13
RN Resources - Reports: 2013 HRSA Nursing Workforce Analysis

4/29/13
Recovery Educational Opportunities: ADS Webinar-Corporate Pioneers—Creating Cultures of Caring: Enhancing Health and Safety in the Workplace and the Larger Community

4/24/13
Health Care Reform Advocacy: Autism National Committee letter to Rep. Kline and Miller re: Keeping All Students Safe Act

4/18/13
Medication Updates: FDA updates on reformulated OxyContin.

4/22/13
Recovery Educational Opportunities: Recovery to Practice Webinar-The Affordable Care Act and Implications for Recovery-Oriented Practice

4/18/13
Medication Updates: First-Generation Versus Second-Generation Antipsychotics in Adults: Comparative Effectiveness

4/18/13
APRN Resources: First-Generation Versus Second-Generation Antipsychotics in Adults: Comparative Effectiveness

4/9/13
Emergency Nurse Resources: Suicide Prevention Tips for Emergency Medical Services and the Workplace

4/9/13
Other Educational Opportunities: PCP Integrated Care Event

4/9/13
Military and PTSD Upcoming Education Opportunities: Acute Severe TBI: Lessons Learned and Prospects for Future Treatment

4/8/13
Health Care Reform Advocacy: Nursing Community letter to Sen. Murray re: Children's Trauma Recovery Act

4/3/13
Integrated Care Recent Developments: NIH study shows people with serious mental illnesses can lose weight

4/1/13
Military Mental Health Resources: Free app available for Apple and Android devices for military health providers

3/19/13
Health Care Reform Advocacy: Nursing Community testimony re: FY 2014 appropriations for Nursing Workforce Development

3/8/13
Health Care Reform Advocacy: Nursing Community letter to Government Accountability Office re: Reappointment of Dr. Naylor

3/4/13
Health Care Reform Advocacy: Nursing Community letters to President Obama, US House, and Co-Chair of House Nursing Caucus

3/4/13
Resources for Dealing with Traumatic Events: new podcast from SAMHSA

3/4/13
APRN Resources: Scope of Practice Legislation Database

3/4/13
Military Mental Health Resources: Military to Civilian Occupational Translator from Military Connection

2/28/13
Military Mental Health Resources: VA online training series - From the War Zone to the Home Front

2/11/13
Grants & Scholarships: Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy scholarships for faculty and students

2/4/13
Annual Conference Podcasts: 21 new podcasts from the 26th Annual Conference posted!

2/1/13
Substance Use Resources: National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services: 2011 Data on Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities

1/29/13
Medication Updates: NIMH Mental Health Medications Guide

1/29/13
Military Mental Health Resources: Veterans Employment Toolkit from the VA posted

1/25/13
Mental Health Care Reform: Letter to President Obama from Mental Health Liaison Group

1/23/13
Publications Discounts Program: New discount for APNA members! 15% of Eric Arauz's An American Resurrection

1/22/13
Military & PTSD Upcoming Education: Defense Centers of Excellence Winter Webinar Series dates and topics posted

1/18/13
Recovery Resources: SAMHSA upcoming webinar on 1/31 - The Use of Medications in Recovery-Oriented Practice

1/16/13
Grants and Scholarships: HRSA NurseCorps Scholarship Program

1/14/13
PTSD Resources: New resources for providers from Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD

1/14/13
Medication Updates: FDA requires lower recommended doses of Zolpidem containing products, including Ambien, Ambian CR, Edluar, and Zolpimist

1/11/13
Military & PTSD Resources: 2 DCoE webinars - Hot Topics in Traumatic Brain Injury

1/7/13
Integrated Care Webinars: National Council 1/15 webinar on WHAM Peer Support Groups

1/3/13
Resources for Dealing with Traumatic Events: New resources posted