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APNA 35th Annual Conference

APNA 35th Annual Conference

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses: Revolutionizing Access to Person-Centered Care

Reconnect with your psychiatric-mental health nursing community October 13-16! Get the updates you need from the voices you trust and earn up to 20+ contact hours. To ensure the safety of attendees, the October conference was held virtually and the original virtual event planned for December has been cancelled.

Conference Attendees:

Deadline to complete your evaluations and generate your contact hours certificate is November 26.
Join the Conference
On demand access available through 5pm Eastern on October 22.


Welcome to Your Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Community

As a psychiatric-mental health nurse, you provide hope to those with mental health disorders, advance the knowledge and science of whole health, and champion wellness for your community. And you’re not alone.


Become a Member

Explore the Benefits of Belonging


APNA is your resource for psychiatric-mental health nursing.

Here, you connect with nurses who understand what you do because they do it too. You find the tools you need to keep your practice current, from continuing education, to evidence-based resources, to dynamic collaboration…and more.

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Continuing Education

Get the contact hours you need to advance your practice, meet requirements for licensure, and provide the highest quality care to those you serve.

The unique needs of psychiatric-mental health nurses drive the creation of APNA education.

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Learn Motivational Interviewing

Online Educational Program Free to All Nurses Through December 2021

Earn contact hours while gaining skill in this person-centered form of guiding to elicit and strengthen motivation for change. To support all nurses and nursing students during this time, the interactive online course is free to access through the end of December.

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