RN-PMH Resources

This page of the site is your resource concerning RN level psychiatric mental health nursing. Visit each section to find resources tailored to your needs.

About RN-PMHs
Learn about the role of the psychiatric-mental health registered nurse and find videos, profiles of RN-PMHs and more.

RN-PMH Practice
Reports, checklists, toolkits competencies, and more from organizations such as SAMHSA, NSO, and APNA.

Online Continuing Education
RN-specific continuing education content designed for your practice. Use APNA membership bonus points to access this content and earn CE credit.

PMH Nursing Workforce
A 2019 report on ways PMH nurses can help increase access to mental health care.

Reports & Statistics
Reports on the registered nurse workforce, payscales, and statistics about mental health.

Self Care
Resources to help RNs balance their own mental health and wellness as they provide care.

RN-PMH Community
Online communities on Member Bridge that cover a wide variety of interests and topics, each featuring discussions, resource sharing, and more.


Statements & Position Papers
APNA resources to help you in advocating for PMH nursing, promoting mental health, and learning about best practices.

APNA holds two national conferences each year, the Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute and the Annual Conference. Both offer networking, contact hours, and more.

Code of Ethics
ANA resource listing the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements.



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