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Free APNA Continuing Education

 

APNA Webinars: Effective Treatments for Opioid Use Disorders
Educating and Empowering Nurses During an Epidemic
For All Registered Nurses

1.5 Contact Hours

For Advanced Practice Nurses
3.5 Contact Hours (2.0 in pharmacology)

Practical Ways to Bolster Resilience


 

 

APNA 31st Annual Conference

APNA Annual Conference Podcast
President's Address: Whole Health Begins with Mental Health
0.75 Contact Hours

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Free APNA Continuing Education for APNA Members

 

Motivational Interviewing: Free CE Program

Motivational Interviewing: A Free CE Program for APNA Members
3.0 Contact Hours

Learn best practices for motivational interviewing and how best to apply it to the care you provide to your patients in this three-part presentation.
 

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Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (JAPNA)
Earn continuing education from articles in JAPNA - new issues available bi-monthly! Here's how to access the current CE article available to you:
  • Click the button below and use your APNA account info to log in.
  • Click on the Current Issue button.
  • Scroll through the articles to find the Free CE icon which indicates that the article is eligible for continuing education.
  • Click on the article title to read it.
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the page to the section labeled "Continuing Education".
  • Follow the instructions to take a post-test and complete an online evaluation. You'll then be able to print or email your CE certificate!
Access Continuing Education
 
Remember, you can also use your membership bonus points to access CE content at low to no cost!
 

 

Free CE for APNA Members as a part of Digital Membership with ANA

Navigate Nursing Webinar Series
Each month, earn continuing education contact hours while learning about challenges all nurses face.

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Free Continuing Education from Outside Organizations

This continuing education is provided by organizations not affiliated with APNA. Posting here does not imply endorsement of content.
 

PCSS Training & Education
Training and education focused on evidence-based clinical practices in prevention and treatment of opioid use disorders. pcssnow.org

Engaging the Nursing Community in Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
0.25 Contact Hours
National Institute on Drug Abuse

 

Patient Centered Outcomes Research CE Activities
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

 

Case Studies & Conundrums: Practical Management of Tardive Dyskinesia for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses
Creative Educational Concepts
1.25 Contact Hours

 

Adolescent Substance Use and Rx Drug Misuse
1.0 Contact Hour
National Institute on Drug Abuse

 

Binge-Eating Disorder: Developing a Treatment Plan for Binge-Eating Disorder When First-Line Options Fail
1.5 Contact Hours
College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists

Preventing In-Facility Falls
1.0 Contact Hours
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality

 

Workplace Violence Prevention for Nurses
2.6 contact hours
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Addressing the Opioid Crisis: Webinar Series
American Association of Colleges of Nursing

 

Applying the Latest Genetics Findings to Your Practice
0.75 contact hours
American Society of Human Genetic Global Virtual Meeting

 

Child Welfare Online Tutorials
4.5 contact hours
National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare

 

Managing Pain Patients Who Abuse Rx Drugs
1.75 contact hours
National Institute on Drug Abuse

 

 

 

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
10 contact hours - For master's level professionals
Medical University of South Carolina

Management of Insomnia Disorder
1.0 Contact Hours
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality

Medication Reconciliation as a Patient Safety Practice During Transitions of Care
1.0 Contact Hours
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality

 

Free Access to CE Activities
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
1.0 Contact Hours

The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) webinar
Designed for health care professionals seeking information on urine drug screens, their interpretation, and cross reactivity of different substances.
1.0 Contact Hours

 

SMI Adviser
A collection of resources to support evidence-based care for individuals with serious mental illness (SMI).

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The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP University) Medication Adherence in the Digital Age: Incorporating Technology, Shared Decision Making, and Ethical Considerations.
1.0 Contact Hours

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PCSS Training & Education 
Improving Clinical Practice with Patients who have Opioid Use Disorder: Performance-in-Practice Activity

 

 

 
 
= Content eligible for psychopharmacology contact hours.
 
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


 

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