East King County Chapter members, connect with other psychiatric NPs and share your experiences, both clinically and personally. The next meeting is July 20, 2022.
News & Updates
Interested in a pediatric group that spans ages from 2 to 32? Join the next CAYA meeting on July 26, 2022.
Connect other psych NPs who practice in rural areas. There are no set geographical boundaries – if you consider your practice as rural, this group is for you. The next meeting is August 2, 2022.
Leslie Hite is helping practitioners in rural areas work together instead of in the silo conditions many are accustomed to. She does this through work connections and by co-leading the AAPPN Rural Practice Group.
AAPPN advocated for a number of bills signed into law this year. Our legislative efforts resulted in more opportunities for psychiatric ARNPs and stronger mental health protection for our citizens.
Make a difference with your professional association as a member of the AAPPN Board of Directors. We are seeking a Secretary for 2022-23.
AAPPN continued to provide a professional home for advanced practice psychiatric nurses in 2021. It’s not easy to cultivate a professional community through advocacy, career cultivation, connection, and education while sequestered behind a Zoom screen. But—as we have all done in our professional and personal lives—AAPPN members persevered to make the best of a difficult situation.
The Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission plays a crucial role in our profession. In June, open NCQAC positions will include an Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner member.
Mary Ruth Dunbar ended her long battle with cancer on January 22, 2022. She was a long-time member of AAPPN and an active member of the Peninsula Chapter.
AAPPN Lifetime Member Linn Larson passed away on January 11, 2022. She was one of the founders of AAPPN and one of the few members honored with a Lifetime Membership.
Sarah Kim, MSN, RN, CNL
AAPPN contacted each member of the committee on January 21 to urge committee passage of the bill. We joined with NAMI Washington in this collaborative effort. Our voices were joined by other health care advocate organizations listed below.