Association of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses
Advancing your practice, your career, and our community.

AAPPN is Washington state’s professional home for advanced practice psychiatric nurses.

With more than 200 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.

JOIN US. Become an AAPPN member today and enjoy all the benefits that your professional association has to offer!

AAPPN is. . .CONNECTION

AAPPN is. . .EDUCATION

  • Conferences and workshops featuring local and national speakers specifically geared toward the needs of psychiatric ARNPs
  • Reduced-rate and free CEs for members
  • Resources for educational opportunities throughout our community

AAPPN is. . .CAREER CULTIVATION

AAPPN is. . .ADVOCACY

  • Lobbyist representing our profession in Olympia
  • Legislative alerts for members to make their voice heard
  • Collaboration with state leaders and partner organizations

Join Now or Renew Now if you are already an AAPPN member!

SUPPORT THE FUTURE

The Lois Price Spratlen Foundation provides scholarships and community grants to psychiatric ARNPs who demonstrate the character, energy, and courage exemplified by Lois Price Spratlen, founding member of AAPPN. Learn more about the Foundation.


LEGISLATIVE UPDATES

Governor Inslee recently released his budget for 2019-2021. Several of his budget priorities focus on mental and behavioral health. Learn about how AAPPN is advocating for our profession and patients.

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