APNA ANNUAL CONFERENCE PROGRAM

At the APNA 32nd Annual Conference, you'll have the opportunity to earn up to 29.25 continuing education contact hours onsite and more than 100 contact hours total*. Because session recordings will be available to you after the Annual Conference, you will have the opportunity to earn contact hours for any sessions for which you did not earn contact hours onsite. Access to these sessions is included in the registration rate!

Click the links below to explore a program that APNA Scholarly Review Committee Chair Brenda Kucirka PhD, PMHCNS-BC, CNE, who headed up the review, selection, and organization of this year's sessions, describes as diverse and wide-ranging.


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Schedule at a Glance

*Click on each day in the yellow bar to view the full list of sessions for that day.*

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23

4:00pm-6:00pm

Registration Open
 
 

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: Psychotherapeutic Interventions, Addictions, Advocacy & Nursing, Administration, Practice, Research & Publication
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: Pharmacology, PMHN Practice, Undergraduate Education, Child & Adolescent, Trauma Informed Practice, Publication
6:30pm-7:45pm
Conference Kickoff and Awards Presentation
8:00pm-9:30pm
Symposium Dinner
 
 
7:00am-8:30am
Product Theater Breakfast*
8:30am-6:00pm
Registration Open
9:00am-10:00am
President's Address
Linda S. Beeber
10:00am-6:30pm
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: Pharmacology, Mass Casualty Trauma Response, Undergraduate Student Mental Health, Child & Adolescent, Quality Improvement, Graduate Education, Forensic
1:15pm-2:45pm
Product Theater Lunch*
3:00pm-3:45pm
Mini Concurrent Sessions
Tracks: Practice, Inpatient, Undergraduate Education, Child & Adolescent Education, Research, Older Adults, Military/Veterans
4:00pm-4:45pm
Mini Concurrent Sessions
Tracks: Primary Care Practice, Safety, Education, Child & Adolescent, Culture, Integrated Care, Military/Veterans
5:00pm-6:30pm
Interactive Panels
6:30pm-8:30pm

"Let's Get Wild!" Reception
 


7:00am-8:30am

Product Theater Breakfast*
8:30am-6:00pm
Registration Open
9:00am-10:00am
Keynote Presentation
Pete Earley
10:00am-1:00pm
Exhibit Hall Open
10:00am-3:00pm
Poster Presentations Open
12:00pm-12:45pm
Mini Concurrent Sessions
Tracks: Pharmacology, Patient Advocacy, Staff Education, Child & Adolescent, Research, Graduate Education, Integrated Care
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: Private Practice, Addictions, Reducing Stigma, Special Populations, Research, Education & Practice, Workplace Trauma
4:45pm-6:15pm
Interactive Panels
6:30pm-7:30pm
Chapter Meetings
7:45pm-9:15pm
Symposium Dinner
 
7:00am-8:30am
Product Theater Breakfast*
8:30am-2:00pm
Registration Open
9:00am-10:00am
Foundation Presentation
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: Treatment Modalities, Trauma, Undergraduate Education, Emergency Departments, Depression & Suicidality, Graduate Education, Military/Veterans
1:15pm-2:30pm
Annual Meeting & Town Hall
 

 

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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