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APNA 36th Annual Conference

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses Activating Our Voices: Who We Are, What We Do, What We Need


October 19-22, 2022
Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
Long Beach, CA

Attendees: You are now able to log in to the Conference Site. Plan your schedule, download your handouts, and more! Check your inbox (email sent October 3) for your login information!

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In-person and virtual livestream options available. Learn More

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Health & Safety

APNA is excited to host its first in-person Annual Conference in two years and looks forward to bringing psychiatric mental-health nurses together in sunny Long Beach to connect and learn. We are putting thorough plans in place for your safety in Long Beach and are committed to providing education in a safe format. We are working closely with our partners in Long Beach, California, including the hotels, the convention center and other vendors to ensure that federal, state and local guidelines and followed. APNA Safety Statement/Duty of Care

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 in Long Beach 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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“The APNA Annual Conference is meaningful and made me updated nationally, inspired to expand my knowledge and skills, and encouraged to do more for the patient and community as a whole.”

– Conference Attendee

Choose Your Registration Package

In-Person + On Demand

  • Available for: Full Conference & One Day Registrations
  • Optional Add-On: Wednesday Pre-Conference Sessions OR Wednesday Suicide Prevention Training
  • Total Possible Contact Hours: Up to 25.75 live, 90+ on demand* (includes pre-conference add-on)

Join your colleagues in person at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center to attend sessions; browse and evaluate poster presentations; and enjoy the industry sponsored Product Theaters and Symposia. 2-3 months after the conference, gain access to podcast recordings of the sessions presented on the days for which you registered. Earn up to 90+ more contact hours for these sessions any time until September 30, 2023. APNA Safety Statement/Duty of Care

Note: Wednesday Suicide Prevention Training Add-on, poster presentations, and industry-sponsored product theaters and symposia only available during conference, not available on demand.

Virtual Livestream + On Demand

  • Available for: Full Conference & One Day Registrations
  • Optional Add-On: Wednesday Pre-Conference Sessions
  • Total Possible Contact Hours: Up to 25.75 live, 90+ on demand* (includes pre-conference add-on)

Choose between two session options livestreaming from Long Beach during each time block. Look for the Available via Virtual Livestreamnext to the two sessions in each time block that will be available to livestream. Browse and evaluate poster presentations in an online gallery during the live conference. Approximately 2-3 months after the conference, gain access to podcast recordings of the sessions presented on the days for which you registered. Earn up to 90+ more contact hours for these sessions any time until September 30, 2023.

Note: Virtual livestream package does not include access to the Wednesday Suicide Prevention Training Add-on and industry-sponsored product theaters. Symposia and poster presentations will not be available on demand after the live conference.

 

“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