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APNA 38th Annual Conference

Bringing Connection to Life for Ourselves, Those We Serve, & Each Other

October 9-12, 2024
Kentucky International Convention Center
Louisville, Kentucky

Registration opening in June!


APNA Annual Conference Announcements

  • Join the APNA 38th Annual Conference Discussions Community on Member Bridge! Find a conference buddy or plan a meetup with fellow attendees in Louisville.
  • 2023 Conference Attendees:
    • Session recordings are available for viewing and evaluating in the APNA eLearning Center! Check that is on your safe senders list to ensure you received an email on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, containing your unique discount code.
      Access Your Session Recordings!
    • You can access your sessions at no cost, using your unique code until November 30, 2024.

The Premiere Event for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

You’ll Be Able To:

  • Set a schedule that best suits your needs and preferences: Attend sessions live or via virtual livestream, as well as access them on-demand 2-3 months post-conference.
  • Explore on-demand sessions and materials in the APNA eLearning Center for up to a year.
  • Earn up to 115+ contact hours for certification or licensure renewal while getting crucial updates from trusted colleagues.

Who Should Attend?

This conference is the premiere event for psychiatric-mental health nursing, but all professionals passionate about providing care to the psychiatric-mental health population are welcome! APNA members receive exclusive savings on their registrations.

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“This was my first APNA conference and I was blown away with the broad range of knowledge and expertise. I really enjoyed all the sessions I attended. I particularly liked the networking that I did with colleagues from all over the country.”

– 2022 Conference Attendee

Open Your Mind, Get Refreshed, Advance Care

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“I realized the importance of being part of the APNA opens my mind into a whole new world of resources and likeminded individuals who seek new information to provide excellent, evidence based care for our patients.”

– 2022 Attendee


“I never fully believed that attendees feel “invigorated” after attending a conference but this conference changed that opinion. It was a refresher that I needed professionally.”

– 2022 Attendee

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“I continue to leave each APNA Conference believing when the needle moves in the positive direction for improving Mental Health Services to our citizens, it will be APNA members who make the needle move.”

 – 2022 Attendee

“Year after year, the APNA conference offers a terrific opportunity to learn, share and connect with colleagues. I embrace the conference and the time to reflect, renew, and reinvigorate my practice.”

– Frannie Pingitore, PhD, PMHCNS-BC