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Free CE of the Month: November 2018
Four free sessions are available to APNA members through November 30.  |  View

2018 APNA Annual Activity Report
View reports from the APNA President, Treasurer, and Secretary that speak to APNA's activities this year. |  View

APNA News - October 2018
Get the latest information on APNA educational programs, upcoming conferences, and more. |  View

Press Release: APNA Releases Education to Help Nurses Prevent Suicide in Acute Care Settings
A program is now available to train nurses working in Medical/Surgical units, emergency departments, and other non-psychiatric settings in the skills of suicide assessment and prevention. |  View

2018 Elections Results
Please welcome the new members of the APNA Board of Directors and 2019 Nominating Committee. Thank you to those who voted! |  View

Press Release: Announcing the 2018 APNA Annual Awards Recipients
Nine exceptional psychiatric-mental health nurses and one APNA chapter have been selected to receive the 2018 APNA Annual Awards. |  View

Meet the 2018 Class of APNA Board of Directors Student Scholars
These 30 undergraduate/pre-licensure and graduate students will receive a trip to the APNA 32nd Annual Conference and complimentary membership for one year.  |  View

Introducing the 2018 APNA Research Grant Recipients
Three psychiatric-mental health nurse researchers were awarded grants to fund their research and evidence-based projects.  |  View

APNA Calls for End to Immigration Policy that Separates Families
In the full statement, your psychiatric-mental health nursing organization urges national leaders to halt immigration policy.  |  View

APNA 16th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute Professional Liability Premium Savings
CPI attendees are eligible for 10% savings on their base professional liability premium through NSO and HPSO.  |  View

Share your Superhero Story
Tell APNA about your experiences as a psychiatric-mental health nurse to be highlighted in newsletters, social media, posts, and the website.  |  View

Incident in Utah: Honoring Nurse Wubbels and Taking Action
APNA stands in support of Nurse Wubbels, the American Nurses Association, and the Utah Nurses Association.  |  View

Violence Prevention & Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses
Support violence prevention efforts with the free Violence Prevention Toolkit. |  View

PCSS-MAT Waiver Training Available Now
Free PCSS-MAT waiver training is now available for nurses and physician assistants.  |  View

Take Action: #StandforMentalHealth
Share the APNA position paper on proactive health care policies to ease the burden of mental illness and substance use disorders.  |  View

Tobacco Dependence Resources
Updated expert-vetted online resources from the Tobacco Dependence Branch of the APNA Addictions Council.  |  View

New Education to Address Opioid Use Crisis
The no cost educational sessions were designed to support nurses in all fields as they address the opioid use epidemic. |  View