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APNA Workforce Task Force


The task force will encourage meaningful efforts by APNA members and investigators to study the supply and demand for psychiatric-mental health nursing.


  • Identify current needs and ways to develop new investigators to study the psychiatric-mental health nursing workforce.
  • Study current workforce data to determine existing size of psychiatric-mental health nursing workforce and project future needs across the spectrum of PMH nursing care.


Angela Gerolamo, PhD, APRN, BC


Kathleen Delaney, PhD, PMH-NP, RN
Bethany Phoenix, PhD, RN, CNS
Amy Rushton, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Janette Stallings, MA, MSN, BSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC