Annual Conference Overview

About the APNA Annual Conference

What:  The premiere event for psychiatric nursing

Who:  Psychiatric-mental health nurses (both RN and APRN) from around the globe

When:  October 2-5, 2019

Where:  New Orleans, LA

Why:  Earn 123+ total continuing nursing education contact hours at the conference and online afterwards, get face-to-face time with colleagues, discuss issues in psychiatric-mental health nursing, and stay up-to-date on the latest evidence-based best practices!


"I look forward every year to the APNA conference. It re-energizes me in the profession I love. Both the content and networking can be found nowhere else."

- Judy Linn

New Orleans Street

APNA Annual Conference Speaker

Continuing Education

CE contact hours are awarded based on the number of sessions attended and evaluations completed. The APNA 33rd Annual Conference will offer 25.25 contact hours onsite (including pre-conference sessions*). 

Attendees will have the option to earn additional contact hours for sessions via online session recordings. This means up to 123+ contact hours can be earned by attending this year's Annual Conference!   Note: This number is not final and subject to change.





APNA 33rd Annual Conference Registration Rates

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Full Conference Registration
(all full conference registrations include a ticket to the Thurs evening event)
Early Bird
(deadline: August 26)
Student *
Retired *
Active Military (Armed Forces)**
One Day Only Registration
One Day
Pre-Conference Add-on Rate***
Pre-Conferences (full day of sessions on Wednesday) $50 $100 ----

* Available to those with APNA Student and APNA Retired Memberships only.
** Available for members of the Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Cost Guard on active duty. Must show proof of current active military service at Registration Check-in.
*** Available in addition to full or one day conference registration.

APNA 33rd Annual Conference Discounted Hotel Rates

Single/double Rooms: $229/night

Guest room reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis until the room block is sold out. It is recommended to make hotel reservations as early as possible. Room rates are subject to change without notice and are based on availability.

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