Opportunities to Take Action

APNA Annual Awards Nominations  |  Call for Nominations   |    Board of Directors Student Scholarship  |  Stakeholder Education

Below are current opportunities. Please contact us with any questions at inform@apna.org or 855-863-2762.

APNA Annual Awards Nominations

Celebrate extraordinary psychiatric-mental health nurses by submitting a nomination for the APNA Annual Awards! The deadline to submit a nomination is Monday, April 23. More Information


APNA Board of Directors Student Scholarship

Encourage promising graduate and undergraduate students to continue and advance their careers in psychiatric-mental health nursing by recommending they apply for an APNA Board of Directors Student Scholarship and make a difference for future nurses. The deadline to apply is Monday, May 7. More Information

With the 2018 Board of Directors Student Scholarship, 30 undergraduate/pre-licensure and graduate nursing students will receive:
  • 1-year complimentary membership in APNA, a chance to connect with psychiatric-mental health nurses around the world
  • Registration, travel, and lodging expenses to attend the APNA 32nd Annual Conference, October 24-27 in Columbus, Ohio
  • Foundational exposure to the profession with access to expertise in nursing across the spectrum of care


Call for Nominations: APNA Board of Directors and Nominating Committee

Make an impact: submit a nomination for the 2018 APNA Board of Directors and/or the 2019 Nominating Committee! This call for nominations is an opportunity for you to take an active role, through one of these APNA leadership positions, in national decisions important to the future of psychiatric-mental health nursing.

The deadline to submit your nomination is Monday, May 21st. To start your nomination, email ncroce@apna.org. Learn More


Ongoing Stakeholder Education

Educate stakeholders on their obligation to adequately address mental illness and substance use disorders in health care policies. Learn More

The time to take action is now. Please join your voice to that of your fellow nurses!

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