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Ethics Scale
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A Systematic Approach to Ethical Decision-Making for Nurses

This article, from the Nurses Service Organization, reviews a model that nurses can use to better understand conflicting issues and ...
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Member News November 2022

A Clarksville Online article highlights Leslie Binford for her work to help make access to services like prescribing medication more ...
Road Travel Journey Nature Scenics Concept
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She Went To Work

This poem, by APNA member Karen Adams, DNP, RN, was written in memory of June Onkundi, MSN, RN PMHNP-BC. ...
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Inclusion. Diversity. Equity. Access. De-Stigmatization

November 2022 President's Message Inclusion. Diversity. Equity. Access. De-Stigmatization These five concepts at first seem like an ambitious - ...
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Research: The Engine Behind Psychiatric-Mental Health Science

November, 2022 “Our science drives care practices,” says Dr. Brandy Mechling, APNA Research & Scholarship Council Chair. “Identifying and disseminating ...
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Michelle DeCoux Hampton, RN, PhD, MS, Named Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (JAPNA)

Following a search and interview process conducted by the JAPNA Associate Editor Search Committee, the APNA Board of Directors has ...
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#PMHCon Welcomes APNA Memorial Scholarship’s First Recipients

Two exceptional nurses will enjoy the APNA 36th Annual Conference with registration and travel courtesy of a new APNA program. ...
Daniel Wesemann, Sean Convoy, Dawn Goldstein, Kate Melino
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New Research: PMH-NP Programs & Psychotherapeutic Skills

Psychotherapy is a core part of the PMH-APRN role - but how are current graduate programs ensuring that students acquire ...
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September is Suicide Prevention Month & National Recovery Month

To support you, here is a range of helpful education and resources curated by PMH nurses. FREE CE for September - (...