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APNA Pennsylvania Chapter

Events

APNA Pennsylvania Chapter Southeastern Regional Meeting
November 11, 2021
6:30pm EST
Virtual Meeting
Click here for more information and to RSVP

Membership

Any APNA member who resides in Pennsylvania is automatically a member of the Pennsylvania Chapter. If you are interested in joining or renewing your membership, please see the Membership tab on APNA’s home page for more information about the application process and dues.

If you are not receiving information via e-mail from the chapter, please contact chaptersupport@apna.org with your updated contact information. We want to be sure our members receive the information they need to benefit fully from their chapter membership!

Regions

  • Harrisburg
  • Lehigh Valley
  • Northeastern
  • Northwestern
  • Southeastern
  • Southwestern

We are looking to develop regions in:

  • East-Central
  • West-Central

Regional Chairpersons Wanted

We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated persons to lead the Northeast, Harrisburg, and Reading/Lancaster Regions of the APNA Pennsylvania Chapter. The Regional Chairperson must be an APNA member in good standing. The Regional Chairperson is a voting member of the APNA Pennsylvania Chapter Board of Directors. She/he is responsible for working with members in your region to develop local regional meetings, educational opportunities, regional events. All those interested are asked to send your name, contact information, a brief bio, and a brief statement on the direction that you envision your region and the chapter taking in the next 5 years. Anyone interested is asked to complete this information and send to Chapter Support (chaptersupport@apna.org).

CNS Title Recognition Law

The Board of Directors of APNA-PA understand that there are many questions and concerns regarding the CNS Title Recognition Law (PA Act 49 of 2007) and the resulting State Board of Nursing Regulations.

These issues are being explored with the PA State Board of Nursing, the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, & the PA legislature. We recommend that CNS practice follow the current RN law which is entitled “The Pennsylvania Nursing Law, Act of May 22, 1951, P.L.317, No 69.” This document can be downloaded from the SBON site.

Governance Policies

Pennsylvania Chapter Governance Policies

Officers

PRESIDENT
Christine Moriconi, Psy.D, RN, PMHNP-BC,LMFT

PRESIDENT-ELECT
Anita Iyengar, DNP, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CNE

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Brenda G. Kucirka, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CNE

TREASURER
Joseph Schatz, DNP, CRNP, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP

SECRETARY
Beth Smith, DNP, CRNP, PMHNP-BC

REGIONAL CHAIRPERSONS
NORTHWEST PA
Daniel Eaton, RN, DNP

NORTHEAST PA
Barbara K. Buxton, PhD, RN, PMH-CNS-BC

SOUTHWEST PA
Wendy Stultz, MSN, RN

LEHIGH VALLEY
Todd Hastings, PhD, RN, MS
Joseph Palmeri, MSN, RN
Karen Peterson MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC

HARRISBURG
Vacant

SOUTHEAST PA
Yang (Karen) Chen, RN, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Anita Iyengar, DNP, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CNE

COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS
APRN
Sharon Katz, MSN, FPMH-APRN, CRNP

GENERAL PRACTICE
Sharon Kelly, BSN, RN

BYLAWS
Kathryn Lindsay, MSN, RN

MEMBERSHIP
Nancy Scheutz, MSN, RN, AHN-BC

EDUCATION
Vacant

SOCIAL MEDIA
Jennifer Babcock, APRN, DNP, PMHNP

NOMINATING
Brayden Kameg, DNP, PMHNP-BC, CARN, CNE