APNA 32nd Annual Conference
Trusted Agents of Change: Nurses Balancing Inequities in Mental Health Care

October 24-27, 2018
Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, Ohio



The APNA Annual Conference delivers 100+ varied continuing education sessions and networking opportunities to the 1600+ psychiatric-mental health RNs and APRNs who attend each year. Attendees have the opportunity to earn 25+ CNE contact hours onsite and an additional 100+ contact hours online.

"If you are in psychiatric nursing practice at any level, this is the conference to attend. It meets practice, education and research needs. Don't miss the next one!!"
 - Lucille C. Gambardella


To help you start planning, you can find registration rates, hotel room estimates, and important dates on the Conference Overview page.

Thanks to everyone who submitted an abstract to be considered for presentation at the APNA 32nd Annual Conference! Notifications of acceptance were sent via email April 11, 2018. If you did not receive an email, please contact inform@apna.org.

APNA Annual Conference Attendees
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Conference Overview
Save the Date Flyer
About the 2018 Theme
Conference CE Certificates
"It is so inspiring to see a thousand+ psychiatric nurses wanting to learn more to help our clients."
- APNA Annual Conference Attendee

APNA Annual Conference Networking 

APNA Annual Conference Online
If you missed the APNA Annual Conference, you don't have to miss getting the continuing education contact hours! Session recordings from our Annual Conferences are available in the APNA eLearning Center in podcast form, along with up-to-date session slides and other relevant materials. Learn More






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