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APNA Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute

Psychopharmacology Updates Planned for Nurses, by Nurses for More Than 20 Years

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APNA 22nd Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute

June 6-9, 2024
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road
Rockville, MD 20852

2023 CPI
Session recordings now available in the APNA eLearning Center!

Attendees: Check your inbox for a 7/26 email that includes your exclusive access code.


Earn up to 20+ ANCC NCPD Contact Hours in Pharmacology

“CPI was well balanced, with a variety of subjects, information, and research. The speakers were outstanding. I was glad that several speakers brought up different ideas about diagnosis, DSM 5-TR and medication usage. These ideas can lead to thinking deeply about care that is being provided.”
Pam Marcus, RN, APRN, PMH-BC

Master your psychopharmacologic nursing practice across the lifespan.

The APNA Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute (CPI) delivers psychopharmacology updates to professionals looking to provide the best possible care to their patients. CPI prioritizes the integration of psychopharmacology and neuroscience into clinical practice. It offers the scientific base for treatment decisions and addresses the context of care within the nurse/consumer/family relationship.

Join other providers like you.

The APNA Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute is appropriate for RN-PMH and advanced practice psychiatric nurses (PMH-NP & PMH-CNS) – especially those who administer and/or prescribe medications. Because CPI is planned for nurses, by nurses, the program provides a depth and breadth of scientific information tailored to the challenges inherent in psychiatric-mental health nursing practice. All other health care providers interested in psychopharmacology are welcome for advanced study, especially fellow nurses, primary care physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, and pharmacists.

The content of this CNE activity pertains to pharmacology. Because states’ requirements may vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Choose Your Comfort Zone

In-Person Attendees: Reunite with Your PMH Nurse Colleagues

“It was wonderful to be back in person!”
– 2022 In-Person Attendee

Hotel and Travel Information

APNA Health Protocols: APNA is committed to delivering education in a safe environment and will comply with state/local and national regulations and implement additional protocols as needed. Learn More

  • Wearing face masks is recommended in all conference spaces including meeting rooms and public spaces unless you are actively eating or drinking.

Virtual Attendees: Attend CPI from the comfort of your home or workplace

“I chose to attend virtually because… I am able to learn better in the quiet of my home.”
– 2022 Virtual Attendee

  • Sessions and product theater presentations will be livestreamed and accessible on your mobile or desktop device.
  • Ask questions alongside in-person attendees during the Q&A portions.
  • Chat and connect with other attendees.
  • You will need a device with a high-speed internet connection that supports video streaming and an up-to-date browser (e.g. Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari).