American Psychiatric Nurses Association Newsfeed
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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