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Pop quiz: Can you identify strategies that can help prevent suicide? Learn more about mitigating suicide risk at #PMHNCon: http://buff.ly/2aYEKaO Only a few weeks left to save $75 on your registration!
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Membership in APNA is an investment in yourself. APNA membership comes with a number of features that will enhance your network, advance your career, and update your psychiatric-mental health nursing knowledge, skills and abilities. This investment will help you become better at what you do… which means that ultimately, those to whom you provide care will benefit. And isn’t that what it’s all about? http://buff.ly/1UEd2MP
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Happy Mother’s Day to the ‘mother of psychiatric nursing’, Hildegard Peplau! How has she influenced your approach to psych nursing?
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"[Children] truly want to be 'their best selves’, so they are very receptive to the notion of finding their resilient zone." – Psych nurse (and APNA member) Dorothy Jordan on providing care to children with PTSD:
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#tbt: That time when the APNA Board of Directors Student Scholars had a blast networking at the  APNA Annual Conference in San Antonio!
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Join us in Baltimore June 9-12 for the 14th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute and get the latest on opioid abuse, Alzheimers, and more! Register now to save $75 with Early Bird Registration: http://buff.ly/1KOpdbw
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Only 2 days remain to make your voice heard: Tell the VA that full practice authority for APRNs means faster care for veterans:
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We are not helpless in the wake of violence. A new position paper and toolkit are available to support psychiatric-mental health nursing efforts to prevent violence. Learn more: http://buff.ly/29InDvP
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As Nurses Week 2016 draws to a close, APNA President Mary Ann Nihart reflects on the unique ability of psychiatric-mental health nurses to provide safe and effective care and offer hope: http://buff.ly/24O3hCQ
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Last year, we gave psychiatric-mental health nurse Angela Mackay the APNA Award for Excellence in Innovation. Here, she discusses her innovative Psychiatric Emergency Response Team with Nursing Notes by Johnson & Johnson: http://buff.ly/1Rzi55s

Do you know an outstanding psych nurse innovator? Nominate them for a 2016 APNA Annual Award! More info here: http://buff.ly/1Rzi3dU
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This Leap Day, take the leap and submit an abstract for the APNA 30th Annual Conference! Deadline for sharing your expertise is March 7: http://buff.ly/1LqROng
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Thinking about applying for the 2016 APNF Research Grant? See what Kosuke Niitsu, the 2015 grant recipient, has to say about his experience:
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Your resource for psychiatric mental health nursing!
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The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is your resource for psychiatric mental health nursing. A professional organization with 7,500 members, we are committed to the specialty practice of psychiatric mental health nursing, health and wellness promotion through identification of mental health issues, prevention of mental health problems and the care and treatment of persons with psychiatric disorders.