When you become a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association you'll join a network of nurses from all over the world who specialize in psychiatric mental health.  Together we advance psychiatric-mental health nursing through research, education, and practice; we speak for our profession; and we advocate for our patients. We welcome you into this association of professionals!

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Member Application

Group Application - New members ~ join with at least three other people to get a discounted membership.

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Student Application Process

Mail completed forms to:
PO Box 75365
Baltimore, MD 21275-5365

By Phone:
Call us at 855-863-APNA (2762) to join.

Membership Types & Dues:

Regular $135.00  
Affiliate $135.00  
International $135.00  
Military (Active Duty) $ 75.00  
Retired (as defined by Merriam-Webster) $ 75.00  
Student (full-time only) $ 25.00 How to Apply

Membership Type Descriptions

*As a part of our new bonus points program, when you join APNA or renew your membership you’ll receive 25 bonus points to use for ordering continuing education content in the new APNA eLearning Center! Visit www.apna.org/eLearningHelp for more information.*


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The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.