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APNA Offers Psych-Specific Certificate Program
Program emphasizes skills needed for psychiatric-mental health care

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is now offering a training program titled “APNA Transitions in Practice Certificate Program (ATP),” which aims to provide RNs up-to-date information and specialized skills necessary for psychiatric-mental health care and to ensure consistent quality of care.  The ATP program includes 15 contact hours of on-demand presentations and case scenarios, and is designed to be especially beneficial to new graduates, nurses returning to practice and nurses changing clinical practice areas. It will also be useful to those practicing in other areas who provide care to persons with mental health needs. More information can be found on the APNA website

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