AAPPN is Washington state’s professional home for advanced practice psychiatric nurses.
With more than 300 clinical and student members—from Bellingham to Richland, from Vancouver to Spokane—AAPPN is the only organization specifically dedicated to the profession in our state.
AAPPN serves members and the professional community through:
- Advocacy: protecting your profession and advocating for mental health care
- Career Cultivation: providing resources and programs to enhance your practice
- Connection: bringing members together share resources, learn new skills, and build friendships
- Education: conducting CE programs designed specifically for psychiatric ARNPs
Register now for the AAPPN 2021 Annual Conference, “Solutions for Today’s Challenges in Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing,” on October 9 & 16.
As we enter the summer and I start the second half of my term as President, I’m resonating with the Elizabeth Andrews quote “Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.”
Join Kristine Highlander and Kathy Wilmering for an AAPPN Salon on August 8.
Interested in a pediatric group that spans ages from 2 to 32? Join the CAYA Specialty Group. The next meeting is Tuesday, July 27, 2021.
Do you work in a rural area? Join the AAPPN Rural Practice Group meeting on Tuesday, August 3.
The East King County Chapter is on summer break until September 15.
Membership in AAPPN can provide a sense of belonging and avenues for connection with your peers.
It helps you build upon your clinical skills and grow your practice.
And it includes you in an active professional community working to protect your profession in Olympia.
Join us to advance your practice, enhance your career, and strengthen our community.