Free Continuing Nursing Education

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Free APNA Continuing Education

APNA Webinars: Effective Treatments for Opioid Use Disorders
Educating and Empowering Nurses During an Epidemic
For All Registered Nurses

1.25 Contact Hours

For Advanced Practice Nurses
3.5 Contact Hours

APNA e-Series: Bipolar Spectrum Disorder
Interactive Panels
Change the World Through PMH Nursing Research!
1.0 Contact Hours
Linda Beeber, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN
Creating a "Culture" of Recovery: Connecting Cultural Contexts and Recovery for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses
0.75 Contact Hours
Jennifer K. Barut, MSN, RN-BC;  Kris Lambert, PhD, RN
Tobacco Dependence Council Interactive Panel: Virtual Nursing Academy of APNA Champions for Smoking Cessation
1.25 Contact Hours
Daryl L. Sharp, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, NPP
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Trauma and Healing: Findings and Insights from Three Nurse Scientists
1.25 Contact Hours
Danny G. Willis, DNS, RN, PMHCNS-BC;  Claire B. Draucker, PhD, RN, APRN, FAAN;  Ursula A. Kelly, PhD, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC 
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Podcast Presentations
Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
0.75 Contact Hours
Andrew Solomon, 28th Annual Conference Keynote
PANDAS, PANs:  Autism Spectrum Update
1.5 Contact Hours
Susan E. Swedo, MD
Policy Changes in Substance Use Disorders and Access to Treatment Impacting Prescribers
1.5 Contact Hours
David K. Mineta, 11th Annual CPI Keynote
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CPT Webinar Series
2013 Psychiatric Service Codes: The Journey Through RUC & CPT
0.75 Contact Hours
Eileen Shannon Carlson, RN, JD;  ANA RUC & CPT Staff Support
2013 Psychiatric CPT Code Update
0.75 Contact Hours
Sandra J. Cadena, PhD, APRN, CNS-BC, CNE
Implementing E&M Codes into Daily Practice
1.5 Contact Hours
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Free APNA Continuing Education for APNA Members

Seclusion and Restraint: Keys to Assessing and Mitigating Risks
1.0 contact hours
Diane Allen, MN, RN-BC, NEA-BC;  Stephanie Bradley, MSN, RN-BC;  Sandra Gary, BSN, RN-BC;  Todd Lauster, BA, RN-BC;  Gisela Catano-Mahoney, MEd, RN-BC;  Justin Souther, RN-BC
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Free Continuing Education from Outside Organizations

This continuing education is provided by organizations not affiliated with APNA. Posting here does not imply endorsement of content.
Addressing the Opioid Crisis: Webinar Series
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Workplace Violence Prevention for Nurses
2.6 contact hours
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare Free Online Training
This free tutorial is designed to highlight key considerations and effective strategies for working with families involved with child welfare systems to achieve reunification and recovery. (4.5 contact hours) - See more at:
Applying the Latest Genetics Findings to Your Practice
0.75 contact hours
American Society of Human Genetic Global Virtual Meeting
Child Welfare Online Tutorials
4.5 contact hours
National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare 
Pharmacotherapy for Adults with Alcohol-Use Disorders in Outpatient Settings: A Monograph
1.0 contact hours
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
Managing Pain Patients Who Abuse Rx Drugs
1.75 contact hours
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Psychological and Pharmacological Treatments for Adults with PTSD
1.0 Contact Hours
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
10 contact hours - For master's level professionals
Medical University of South Carolina


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The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

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