Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Resources

Welcome to the APNA Resource Center!

Here you will find a collection of resources curated for psychiatric-mental health nurses. From position papers to graduate school listings to a wealth of links to other relevant websites, the resource center is your first access point for information on your nursing specialty. Not sure if what you're looking for is in one of these sections?  Search the Site
 


COVID-19 Resources
Well-being Initiative, Tips for Nurses, Policy Updates, and other information continually added as it becomes available.

PMHN Specialty Areas & Topics Resources


Cultural Humility in PMH Nursing: Race
Psychiatric-mental health nurses address racial inequalities as they provide culturally sensitive care. Here are resources to help. 

APRN-PMH Resources


PMHN Specialty Areas & Topics
Includes: child and adolescent, emergency, geropsych, military and PTSD, multiple chronic conditions, recovery, and substance use.

PMHN Specialty Areas & Topics Resources


PMH-APRN Resources
Learn more about PMH-APRN practice, licensing and certification, and more.

APRN-PMH Resources


RN-PMH Resources
Learn what APNA has to offer the RN-PMH nurse - continuing education, practice, position paper information, and more.

RN-PMH Resources


Suicide Prevention
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Essential Competencies for Assessment and Management of Individuals At Risk for Suicide.

Affordable Care Act Resources


Violence Prevention
Resources covering psychiatric-mental health nurses' role in violence prevention across inpatient and community settings.

Affordable Care Act Resources

 


Tobacco Dependence / Smoking Cessation Resources
Education and resources on reduction of tobacco dependence in individuals with mental health concerns.

Affordable Care Act Resources

 


Traumatic Events
Information, links, and resources that can help survivors, victims' families, and providers in dealing with the issues that arise after experiencing traumatic events..

Affordable Care Act Resources


Self-Care
Tips and resources for taking care of yourself as you care for others.

PMH Nursing Graduate Programs


Graduate Programs
Graduate programs in psychiatric nursing organized by state. Contact us at 855-863-APNA (2762) to add your current program to the list.

PMH Nursing Grants & Scholarships


Grants & Scholarships
Information on available grants and scholarships for psychiatric nurses. To announce a grant or scholarship, contact us at 855-863-APNA (2762).

PMH Nursing Grants & Scholarships

 


Undergraduate Education Faculty Toolkit
Help for educators teaching psychiatric-mental health nursing content.

Recovery Resources

 


Recovery Resources
Information on free webinars, links to guidebooks, brochures, kits, fact sheets, and more.

Recovery Resources

 


Mental Health Parity
Help navigating inequities in coverage for mental health care.

Medication Updates


Online Store
Access these resources: Scope & Standards for PMHNs, Seclusion & Restraint Booklet, Choice & Challenge DVD & booklet.

APNA Online Store

 


Medication Updates
Latest news on medications from the DEA and FDA.

Medication Updates

 


Nursing Reports & Surveys
View the latest national reports and surveys of and about nurses - covering topics such as the future of nursing and nurses' health.

Nursing Reports & Surveys

 


Position Statements
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 Member Bridge

 


Industry Resources
Resources provided as a service to our readers and should not be used without evaluating the patient, considering risks, contraindications and manufacturers’ product information.

Affordable Care Act Resources


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

Publications Discounts

 


Infographics
Download information on a variety of topics

Publications Discounts


Links
A listing of links for information on mental health, psychiatric nursing, government, research, scholarship, and more!

Helpful Links

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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