Welcome to APNA!
Explore the links below to learn more about what's available to you as a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association:
Get acquainted with some of the resources available to you as a member with these introductory videos for Member Bridge and the eLearning Center!
Communicate and network with fellow members using this members-only online community.
Logging In and Setting up a Profile
This basic overview outlines how to access and customize your new Member Bridge profile.
Discussion and Sharing Resources
This shows you how to participate in discussions, send messages to other Member Bridge users, and share resources.
This video covers use of the search function to access resources, find specific discussion threads, and more.
Earn continuing education contact hours by accessing more than 500 sessions.
This video covers the basics of the eLearning Center, including searching for sessions, using bonus points, and more.
Networking and Information Accessibility 24/7
- JAPNA Online
Stay informed with a free subscription to the print and online versions of our Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (JAPNA)
- Scope & Standards of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
Browse the definitive resource for psychiatric-mental health nursing practice, or search by keyword, with this free eBook.
- APNA News: The Psychiatric Nursing Voice
Get the up-to-date information you need delivered straight to your inbox each month
- Resource Center
Find position papers, publications, tools, reports and videos
- APNA CareerLine
Locate jobs specifically for psychiatric-mental health nurses
Tailored updates on legislative events in your state
- APNA Online Continuing Education
Update and enhance your psych nursing knowledge at special member rates
- Get Involved
Join our committees, institutes, councils, or task forces and make an impact
- APNA Annual Awards
Honor a colleague or achieve recognition yourself!
Learn from nationally-recognized speakers and attend state-of-the-art workshops during the Annual and CPI Conferences
- State Chapters
Participate in local education and networking opportunities through your state chapter
Your APNA membership now includes (at no additional cost to you!) a Digital Membership with the American Nurses Association. Enjoy 2 memberships for the price of 1!
- APNA Annual Conference & Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute
Save $250 on general registration fees
- Download full-text articles of JAPNA
FREE for APNA members (a savings of $32 per article)
- Free APNA Continuing Education
APNA members can use bonus points (awarded for membership, attending conferences, and more!) in the APNA eLearning Center to access continuing education webinars and podcasts at little to no cost. In addition, APNA frequently offers select continuing education content to its members for free (check out the current opportunities APNA has available).
Substantial savings exclusively for APNA Members:
$100 off Initial Certification and more than 30% off Certification Renewal with ANCC!
10% off Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Review & Resource Manual, 2nd Edition and Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing Review & Resource Manual, 4th Edition.
- Publications Discounts
Discounts on publications offered by partner publishing companies such as: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., New Harbinger Publications, Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, and Black Dog Publishing.