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        ISPN 17th Annual Conference and 8th Psychopharmacology Institute                          
        March 24-28, 2015                                 
        The Grand Hyatt Hotel, Seattle, Washington                              

        ISPN 17th Annual Conference and 8th Psychopharmacology Institute                             

       Looking to the Future: Interprofessional Relationships, and Collaborations in Mental Health 

The International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses (ISPN) Annual Conference is a dynamic convergence of advanced-practice psychiatric and mental health nurses from around the world. A blend of educational sessions, social events, career networking, and the exhibit hall draw a consistently growing population of the most influential nurses in psychiatric and mental health care.

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- Online registration (credit cards only) coming soon!

Exhibitor and Sponsor Information
ISPN welcomes vendors to consider exhibiting at and/or sponsoring the 2015 Annual Conference. Please see the Exhibitor Contract and Sponsorship Opportunities for more information.

Hotel Accommodations
Secure your reservation at the Grand Hyatt Seattle Washington by visiting the following link. Room rates are $179 single and $179 double for the spring conference. The cut off date is February 24, 2015.

Shuttle Service
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Speaker Information
Concurrent Sessions and Workshops
         Proceedings Submission Guidelines (PDF) (Proceedings submissions due January 31, 2015)
         Proceedings Sales Agreement (Word .doc) (please complete and return by January 31, 2015)

All faculty (except poster presenters) need to complete the two CEU forms below and submit them by email to no later than December 16, 2014:
    1)  Biographical Data/Conflict of Interest CEU Form (Word .dot)  (complete one form per speaker)
    2)  Education Planning Table CEU Form
(Word .dot)  (complete one form per session)

Poster Presentations
         Poster Presentation Guidelines (PDF)

Come back to visit the website for the Annual Conference and Psychopharmacology Institute Program details and information about Nursing Contact Hours.

2015 Call for Abstracts is now closed. Our thanks to all who submitted abstracts.



Thank you for a successful 2014 ISPN Psychopharmacology Institute     
& Annual Conference  in Greenville!

Advanced Practice Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurses:          
Advancing Mental Health Across the Lifespan          

March 25-29, 2014   
at The Hyatt Regency in      
Greenville, South Carolina      

Conference Photos          

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(Photos provided by Smit'N Photography)
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Award Winners  Check out our 2014 Award Winners

Preliminary Program
The preliminary program for the 7th Annual Psychopharmacology Institute & ISPN 16th Annual Conference is now available.  Download it here to view the current schedule of lectures and presenters.

Handouts for Psychopharmacology Institute and ISPN Annual Conference

Conference Objectives

  • Describe the current evidence base, research and outcomes that informs advanced practice psychiatric/mental health nursing in the treatment of individuals, families, and groups across the lifespan.
  • Generate health care policy recommendations, which support transformative, comprehensive quality mental health care across the lifespan.
  • Discuss innovative initiatives and strategies for increasing the knowledge and skills of educators, practitioners, and students in psychiatric-mental health nursing.
  • Describe cutting-edge initiatives that address culture, ethics, and integration of Psych/Mental Health care in education, practice, and research.
  • Utilize the conference forum as a method to promote discussion, planning and problem-solving of key issues affecting psychiatric/mental health nursing: healthcare policy, advocacy, global health, international collaboration, and mental health initiatives across the lifespan.
  • Provide opportunities for professional development, networking, mentoring, and collaboration between domestic and international partners.
  • Explore strategies to deal with mental health issues facing military troops and personnel.
  • Explore strategies to promote self-care and wellness in educators, practitioners and students.

2014 ISPN Foundation Events

2014 ISPN Foundation Event (PDF)
Laughter - the "Foundation" of a Good Life

Foundation Annual Reception/Silent Auction
Thursday, March 27, 2014

The ISPN Foundation is launching an exciting new initiative at the Greenville conference to foster planned giving to the Foundation. The Lamplighter Campaign will give conference attendees the opportunity to make a donation of any amount to the ISPN Foundation. Donors who pledge at least $100 for 5 years will be designated as lamplighters and receive a special gift. For more information on the ISPN Foundation and these events,  please visit the ISPN website at

Exhibitor and Sponsor Information
ISPN welcomes vendors to consider exhibiting at and/or sponsoring the 2014 Annual Conference. Please see the Exhibitor Contract and Sponsorship Opportunities for more information.

Strategic Partners
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