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APNA Facilitator Course: Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention

Facilitator Training Opportunities

APNA holds courses for persons interested in becoming facilitators of the APNA Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention throughout the year. For questions about the training and/or the process for becoming a facilitator, please email

Please check back in a few months for information about upcoming facilitator trainings.

Course Overview:

Through weekly online modules and a two-day live intensive session, this course trains experienced nurses to deliver the APNA Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention. Facilitators who successfully complete this course gain content expertise in suicide prevention and the facilitation of an educational training. They are able to work with institutions to deliver the training and are also included in the group of facilitators with whom APNA coordinates when organizations schedule a training through APNA.

Nursing Continuing Professional Development

*In order to receive contact hours for the program, learners must: participate in and successfully complete all course components, including the on-site facilitator training and testing. No partial credit will be awarded.

Course Design:

  1. Becoming a Content Expert of Suicide Prevention
  2. Learning to Facilitate the Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention

Registration Fees

$500 for APNA members / $750.00 for nonmembers

Cancellation Policy: We do not issue refunds for the registration cost of the Competency Based Facilitator Training for Suicide Prevention once the purchase is completed.  If you are unable to complete the online and live training per your registration schedule, it may be possible to reschedule your registration for a future training.  Further details regarding our cancellation policy are outlined here.