APNA 32nd Annual Conference
Trusted Agents of Change: Nurses Balancing Inequities in Mental Health Care

October 24-27, 2018
Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, Ohio



The APNA Annual Conference delivers 100+ varied sessions and networking opportunities to the 1600+ psychiatric-mental health RNs and APRNs who attend each year. Attendees have the opportunity to earn 29.25 CNE contact hours onsite and an additional 95+ contact hours online.

"If you are in psychiatric nursing practice at any level, this is the conference to attend. It meets practice, education and research needs. Don't miss the next one!!"
 - Lucille C. Gambardella


Book your hotel room at one of the official APNA Annual Conference Hotels today to ensure that you lock in discounted rates and stay close to the convention center! When you complete your conference registration, you will receive a link to book your hotel room in the APNA exclusive room blocks.

Registration is OPEN! Register online now.

Notifications of  abstract acceptance were sent via email April 11, 2018. If you did not receive an email, please contact inform@apna.org.


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"It is so inspiring to see a thousand+ psychiatric nurses wanting to learn more to help our clients."
- APNA Annual Conference Attendee


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


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