APNA ANNUAL CONFERENCE PROGRAM

80+ Educational Sessions.  100+ Contact Hours.

 

The APNA 31st Annual Conference program will offer up to 26.25 continuing education contact hours onsite and more than 100 contact hours total*. Session recordings will be available to conference attendees after the Annual Conference with the opportunity to earn contact hours for any sessions for which the attendee did not earn contact hours onsite. Access to these sessions is included in the registration rate.
 

 

Schedule at a Glance
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Tuesday, October 17

4:00pm-6:00pm
Registration Open
 
 

Wednesday, October 18

7:00am-7:30pm
Registration Open
 
8:00am-12:15pm
Pre-Conference Sessions
    Block 1:  8:00am-10:00am
    Block 2:  10:15am-1
2:15pm
Tracks: Business of PMH Nursing, Inpatient, Education, Psychotherapy, Advanced Practice, Practice, Psychopharmacology
12:20pm-1:50pm
Product Theater Lunch*
2:00pm-6:15pm
Pre-Conference Sessions   
    Block 3:  2:00pm-4:00pm
    Block 4:  4:15pm-6:15pm
Tracks: Business of PMH Nursing, Inpatient, Professional Development, Psychotherapy, PST Training, Practice, Psychopharmacology
6:30pm-7:45pm
Conference Kickoff and Awards
8:00pm-9:30pm
Product Theater Dinner*
 

Thursday, October 19

 
7:00am-8:30am
Product Theater Breakfast*
8:30am-6:00pm
Registration Open
9:00am-10:00am
10:00am
Poster Presentations Open
10:15am-1:00pm
Concurrent Sessions
    Block 1:  10:15am-11:00am
    Block 2:  11:15am-12:00pm
    Block 3:  12:15pm-1:00pm
Tracks: Psychopharmacology, Trauma, Interprofessional Education, Administration, Substance Use, Telemedicine, Workplace Violence
1:15pm-2:45pm
Product Theater Lunch*
3:00pm-3:45pm
Mini Concurrent Sessions
Tracks: Practice, Self-Care, Education, Child & Adolescent - Inpatient, E-cigarettes, Research - Cultural Issues, Integrated Care
4:00pm-4:45pm
Mini Concurrent Sessions
Tracks: Psychopharmacology, Emergency Departments, Undergraduate Education, Community Practice, Military, Mental Health & the Brain, Integrated Recovery Models
5:00pm-6:30pm
Interactive Panels
6:30pm-8:30pm
Mix & Mingle Reception
 
7:00am-8:30am
Product Theater Breakfast*
8:30am-6:00pm
Registration Open
9:00am-10:00am
Keynote Presentation
Victor J. Strecher, PhD, MPH
10:00am-1:00pm
Exhibit Hall Open
12:00pm-12:45pm
Mini Concurrent Sessions
Tracks: Anxiety, Inpatient, Undergraduate Education, Family Education/Skills, Alcohol Use Disorder, Research - Special Populations, Forensics
1:00pm-2:30pm
Product Theater Lunch*
2:45pm-4:30pm
Concurrent Sessions
    Block 1:  2:45pm-3:30pm
    Block 2:  3:45pm-4:30pm
Tracks: Special Populations, Practice, Education, Administration, Eating Disorders, Violence
3:00pm
Poster Presentations Close
4:45pm-6:15pm
Interactive Panels
6:30pm-7:30pm
Chapter Meetings
7:45pm-9:15pm
Product Theater Dinner*
 
7:00am-8:30am
Product Theater Breakfast*
8:30am-2:30pm
Registration Open
9:00am-10:00am
Ignite Session
10:15am-1:00pm
Concurrent Sessions
    Block 1:  10:15am-11:00am
    Block 2:  11:15am-12:00pm
    Block 3: 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Tracks: Psychopharmacology, Emergency Departments, Education - Simulation, Child & Adolescent, Psychotherapy, Resilience, Recovery
1:15pm-2:30pm
Annual Meeting & Town Hall
 
 

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*Note: The final number of contact hours is subject to change with the addition of other programs. APNA reserves the right to make program changes as necessary, and the right to cancel sessions if events occur beyond reasonable control of APNA.

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

 



*This conference includes sessions sponsored by industries, including pharmaceutical companies (e.g., Product Theaters, Symposia). These sessions typically include a meal that is paid for by the program's sponsor(s). Before deciding to attend these sessions, it is important for you to determine whether you are subject to any restrictions on your ability to accept meals or other similar items from these kinds of entities. These limitations could include federal and state requirements (e.g., Vermont), applicable nursing professional ethical guidelines, or restrictions imposed by your employer. For more detailed information on any restrictions that may apply to you, we suggest you consult your legal advisor, state board of nursing or your employer. Pre-Registration is required to attend these events. Please click here for more information.

 

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