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Announcement News

Announcing the 2022 APNA Annual Awards Recipients

Congratulations to these exceptional psychiatric-mental health nurses! Joyce Shea, DNSc, APRN, PMHCNS-BC APNA Psychiatric Nurse of the Year “...
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On May 6, 2022 APNA signed on to the Nursing Community Coalition letter urging Congress to take action on top ...
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APNA Members Can Access NEW Digital Scope & Standards of Practice, 3rd Edition

APNA membership features exclusive access to the NEW digital Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 3rd edition.  ...

Close-up on Precepting & Mentorship

Updated APNA Issue Statement Offers Guidance To support members in this area, the APNA Board of Directors has updated this ...
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Being the Change: One Nurse’s Purposeful Path

As a brand-new graduate of the Doctorate of Nursing Practice program of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), ...
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APNA Elections: Ready. Set. Vote.

The polls are now open here at APNA. APNA Elections are an opportunity for members to have a voice in ...
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Words to Live (and Work) By

Celebrating Mental Health and Nurses Months:  ...
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From East to West – Togetherness is the best!

Conference time is upon us, and we just can’t wait to see you! Two chances to connect with your ...
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Task Forces Unveil Resource for Caring for Individuals with Personality Disorders

APNA’s Personality Disorders Task Forces for Clusters A, B & C introduce: The Essentials of Caring for People Who ...