Position Papers

Ketamine Infusion Therapy
June 2019

Seclusion & Restraint
2000, Revised May 2007, Revised April 2014, Revised March 2018

Mental Health Policy
March 2017

Violence Prevention
July 2016

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses’ Role in Care of Detainees & Prisoners
March 2016

The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health
October 2015

Competencies for Nurse-Assessment and Management of Inpatient Suicide Risk
February 2015

Scope & Standards of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
June 2014

Seclusion & Restraint
2000, Revised May 2007, Revised April 2014, Revised March 2018

Competency-Based Training for PMH Nurse Generalists: Inpatient Intervention and Prevention of Suicide
August 2013

Expansion of APRN Prescriptive Authority to Include Prescription of Buprenorphine & Buprenorphine/Naloxone (Suboxone)
July 2013

Primary Care
February 2013

Adoption of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral and Treatment (SBIRT)
September 2012

Staffing Inpatient Units
September 2011

Position on LACE Recommendations
February 2011

Electroconvulsive Therapy
January 2011

Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Nurses
October 2010

Smoking Cessation
October 2008


Archived Papers
Please note that these papers are for archival purposes only and do not necessarily represent APNA's current positions.


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