AAPPN creates virtual spaces for members to get together.
Our listservs are email-based member-to-member connections. Through our listserv, members share resources, ask for wisdom, and educate one another.
The listserv is for every AAPPN member. The majority of members select to join the AAPPN listserv when they join. This listserv is great place to ask for referrals, share practice tools, and get professional advice from your peers. Members can make plans to carpool to an AAPPN event, advertise office space, or trumpet an honor bestowed on a fellow member.
This listserv group is informed about legislation and rule-making activities which effect psychiatric ARNPs. Based on your interests and modalities, you can choose to get involved by attending a rule-making workshop online or helping our committee volunteers assess legislation which impacts your practice area.
Read the Listserv User Guide for more information on how to use the AAPPN listservs and for the links to the online archives.
Instead of geographically based chapter, AAPPN focuses on online interest-groups. All AAPPN members are welcome to join these groups.
Rural Practice Group
Consider your practice as rural or who want to learn about practicing in a rural community? You are encouraged to attend these monthly online meetings. Learn more about the Rural Practice Group.
Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult (CAYA) Specialty Group
Interested in a pediatric group that spans ages from 2 to 32? You are encouraged to attend these monthly online meetings. CAYA also has a dedicated listserv just for CAYA members. Learn more about the CAYA Group.
Finding a preceptor/clinical site
AAPPN is not an appropriate venue in creating preceptor relationships. This includes the listservs, online groups, and other events hosted by AAPPN.
During the past few years, AAPPN leadership has discussed the topic of assisting student looking for preceptors. Our leaders consulted educational program leaders across the state. The Board concluded that the preceptorship arrangement is most appropriately done between the program, the preceptor, and the student.
AAPPN does encourage members, especially its clinical members, to be involved in their professional community. We hope in this way AAPPN can enrich the preceptorship opportunities in our state.