Continuing Education for the APRN-PMH

APNA eLearning Center
Online continuing education for psychiatric-mental health nurses, including archived sessions from past conferences, special skills for PMH nurses, and more. Session length and contact hours vary. Discounted pricing available for members and select sessions offered free of charge.

Psychopharmacology CE
Continuing education in psychopharmacology availible in the APNA eLearning Center: sessions from past conferences captured live and available as archived sessions. Session length and contact hours vary. After the completion of a post-test and evaluation, you will receive your CE Certificate online.

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Centers for Disease Control Free Continuing Education: Workplace Violence Prevention for Nurses
Participants will learn how to recognize the key elements of a comprehensive workplace violence prevention program, how organizational systems impact workplace violence, how to apply individual strategies, and develop skills for preventing and responding to workplace violence. The course is divided into 13 units, with each unit taking about 15 minutes to complete. Earn up to 2.6 contact hours.


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