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APNA Award for Excellence in Media


The APNA Award for Media recognizes APNA members who have demonstrated excellence in producing media related to psychiatric-mental health nursing. One or more categories (book, video, etc.) may be awarded in a given year. The individuals must have been members of APNA for at least two years.


  • In the case of team authorship, the primary contributor must be an APNA member.
  • Media can be in the form of published material (book, chapter, article, monograph, etc.), software, video or online course.
  • Media has been published/produced within the last two (2) years
  • Media has the potential to be used by psychiatric-mental health nurses, organizations, consumers, families or communities.
  • Media contributes to the advancement of psychiatric-mental health nursing practice, management, research and/or education.

View past APNA Awards recipients here.