The Psychiatric Nursing Voice
APNA Members' Corner
: Linda Oakley, PhD, RN
: 581 new members since August!
President's Message: Meet President Susie Adams
It is with a great excitement that I begin my term as President of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. With each passing year I watch the energy, talent, and passion of psychiatric mental health nurses across the country... ( )
In Your Own Words: Psych Nurses' Stories
This month, Linda Oakley, PhD, RN shares her story: I became interested in psychiatric nursing without knowing it. When I was little, I was what the elders called an old child. ()
Annual Conference: Pictures, Articles, Evaluations
Pictures from the conference are now up: view, like, comment, and tag yourselves ! Then, check out articles about Annual Conference presentations . *Attendees - remember to log-in to the by Monday, November 24th to complete your evaluations and receive your CE Certificates.*
SAMHSA Voice Awards: Changing Perceptions
Hear from Babette Wieland, who says that attending the SAMHSA Voice Awards on behalf of APNA was "both humbling and uplifting." ()
A recording of the Joining Forces Wellness Week webinar presented by APNA members Sean Convoy, Nancy Hanrahan, and CDR Jean Fisak is now online: . APNA was proud to sponsor the webinar, along with the American Nurses Association and the American Nursing Foundation.
National Nurse Practitioner Week
November 9th-15th we celebrated National Nurse Practitioners Week. This annual celebration honors all NPs and reminds lawmakers of the importance of removing outdated barriers to practice so that NPs will be allowed to practice to the full extent of their experience and education.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.