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Welcome to APNA!

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Explore the videos below to learn more about what’s available to you as a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at or 855-863-2762.

Logging In to the APNA Portal

This video covers how to log in and update your information in the APNA portal.

Member Bridge

Communicate and network with fellow members using this members-only online community.

Visit the Member Bridge Community

Logging In and Setting up a Profile

This basic overview outlines how to access and customize your new Member Bridge profile.

Discussion and Sharing Resources

This shows you how to participate in discussions, send messages to other Member Bridge users, and share resources.


This video covers use of the search function to access resources, find specific discussion threads, and more.

APNA eLearning Center

Earn continuing education contact hours by accessing more than 500 sessions.

Visit the APNA eLearning Center


This video covers the basics of the eLearning Center, including searching for sessions, using bonus points, and more.

Networking and Information Accessibility 24/7

Professional Growth

  • APNA Online Continuing Education
    Update and enhance your psych nursing knowledge at special member rates
  • Get Involved
    Join our committees, institutes, councils, or task forces and make an impact
  • APNA Annual Awards
    Honor a colleague or achieve recognition yourself!
  • Conferences
    Learn from nationally-recognized speakers and attend state-of-the-art workshops during the Annual and CPI Conferences
  • State Chapters
    Participate in local education and networking opportunities through your state chapter
  • Digital Membership with ANA
    Your APNA membership now includes (at no additional cost to you!) a Digital Membership with the American Nurses Association. Enjoy 2 memberships for the price of 1!


  • APNA Annual Conference & Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute
    Save $250 on general registration fees
  • Download full-text articles of JAPNA
    FREE for APNA members (a savings of $32 per article)
  • Free APNA Continuing Education
    APNA members can use bonus points (awarded for membership, attending conferences, and more!) in the APNA eLearning Center to access continuing education webinars and podcasts at little to no cost. In addition, APNA frequently offers select continuing education content to its members for free (check out the current Free CE opportunities APNA has available).
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Discounts
    Substantial savings exclusively for APNA Members:
    $100 off Initial Certification and more than 30% off Certification Renewal with ANCC!
    10% off Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Review & Resource Manual, 2nd Edition and Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing Review & Resource Manual, 4th Edition.
  • Publications Discounts
    Discounts on publications offered by partner publishing companies such as: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., New Harbinger Publications, Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, and Black Dog Publishing.