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Meeting Coverage

APNA

American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Stop the Confusion and Rethink Names of Drug Types, Psychiatric Nurses Say

Patients don't get why they're prescribed stimulants for ADHD and anti-psychotics for anxiety

APNA over a photo of the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center in Long Beach, CA

Latest APNA Meeting Coverage

Divide on When to Start Anti-Psychotic LAIs; Restraint Toll; Wilderness Tx Failures

A roundup of noteworthy research from the American Psychiatric Nurses Association meeting

October 24, 2022
APRNs: Get Your X-Waiver to Help in the Opioid Abuse Public Health Crisis

Advanced practice providers are "well positioned to address the issue," say APNA presenters

October 23, 2022
Implicit Bias Training Betters Psychiatric Care at One Seattle Hospital

Less use of restraints for minorities, although higher seclusion rates still an issue

October 22, 2022
Hawaii Hospital Cuts Unneeded ED Psych Evals Following Police Encounters

Program requiring consults before involuntary evaluations gets a revamp, with positive results

October 21, 2022
Hospital System Saw Fewer Attacks From Patients With New Crisis Strategies

Emergency response teams, de-escalation training likely contributed to dip in violence

October 21, 2022