APNA Practice Council
The vision of the APNA Practice Council is to unify the voices of and advocate for Psychiatric-Mental Health Advanced Practice Nurses and Registered Nurses regarding issues related to practice, education, administration, and research.
APNA Practice Council members recognize current issues facing PMH-APRNs and PMH-RNS and continue to:
- Monitor and advocate for the care of persons with mental health conditions in any setting, meeting the acuity of the patient with expertise of the care delivered.
- Monitor and advocate for PMH-APRNs and PMH-RNs to remain active in care delivery and planning across the nation and beyond.
- Monitor and advocate for education of future PMH-APRNs and PMH-RNs to ensure that the needs of the persons with mental health conditions will be met by those educated to do so.