Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (JAPNA)

JAPNA is APNA's academic journal for psychiatric nursing.  A peer-reviewed journal, JAPNA not only publishes original research and practice-focused articles, but also features editorials, interviews, briefings, and letters to the editors. Each issue also includes an article which offers continuing nursing education at no cost to members. A subscription to JAPNA is included in APNA membership.

APNA News and Members' Corner

APNA News: The Psychiatric Nursing Voice is the Association’s online newsletter.  Articles keep APNA members informed of the latest Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Industry information and events. The bi-monthly issue of APNA News, Members' Corner, focuses on member-specific APNA news at the national and local levels and showcases member achievements.  APNA News is included as a feature of APNA membership and is emailed to members monthly.

Position Papers

APNA Position Statements and supplemental resources on topics important to psychiatric-mental health nursing, such as staffing, safety, the use of seclusion and restraint, and suicide prevention.

APNA Online Store

Purchase the Scope & Standards of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, publications on working with older adults, and more. APNA members receive discounted rates on select publications!

Publications Discounts Program

APNA has partnered with several publishers in order to offer our members great discounts on select publications.

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