APNA 35th Annual Conference
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses: Revolutionizing Access to Person-Centered Care

Your Conference Your Way: Louisville or Virtual

In today’s environment, psychiatric-mental health nurses truly need the time to come together and learn, connect, and refresh. That’s why APNA is offering two...yes, TWO...options for attending the 2021 APNA Annual Conference. Both will provide you with the opportunity to reunite with your psychiatric-mental health nursing colleagues for deep, meaningful interactions that will rejuvenate and enhance your practice.

Kentucky International Convention Center
Early Bird Deadline: August 30


December 10-12, 2021
Schedule & Info
Full schedule of sessions will be available later this summer!
Early Bird Deadline: November 15


Earn up to 90+ contact hours with your registration for the Conference: Louisville or Virtual!

Learn More & Register

You'll Be Able To:

  • Pick the format that best suits your needs, preferences, and schedule.
  • Attend interactive and engaging educational sessions, whether you travel to see them delivered from the podium or view video presentations with online chat from your home.
  • Access on-demand sessions and materials for up to a year.
  • Earn up to 90+ contact hours for certification or licensure renewal while getting crucial updates from trusted colleagues.

Who Should Attend?

This conference is the premiere event for psychiatric-mental health nursing, but all professionals passionate about providing care to the psychiatric-mental health population are welcome – whether in-person or virtually! APNA members will receive exclusive savings on their registration.


*The safety of conference attendees is a top priority – APNA will follow all relevant protocols and guidelines for the in-person and virtual events. View APNA Safety Statement / Duty of Care.

"Network with brilliant and talented scholars across the country and tap into a wealth of evidence-based practice innovations in psychiatric-mental health nursing."

- 2019 Conference Attendee

Conference Attendees

"The APNA Annual Conference is meaningful, made me updated nationally, inspired to expand my knowledge and skills, and encouraged to do more for the patient and community as a whole."

- 2020 Virtual Attendee


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Conference Attendees: Download Your CE Certificate



If you missed the APNA Annual Conference, you don't have to miss getting the continuing education contact hours! Session recordings from Annual Conferences are available in the APNA eLearning Center in podcast form, along with up-to-date session handouts and other relevant materials. Learn More


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