Join your colleagues and friends at the 2024 ISPN Annual Conference!  Review the program (linked below). There is still time to register!
ISPN is offering a Pre-Meeting Workshop: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses: The Power of Understanding and Leading Holistic Care for Individuals Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder on Wednesday, April 4 from 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Find out more information about the workshop here.

The following lectures are confirmed and offer a variety of educational experiences for all levels of psychiatric-mental health nurses.

Keynote  and Plenary Lectures
Opening Keynote
Thursday, April 4, 2024
8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m

The Delicate Connection: The Fine Art of Uncovering Suicidal Ideation
Shawn Shea, MD
Director, Training Institute for Suicide Assessment & Clinical Interviewing, Inc. (TISA)


Diversity Award Plenary Lecture
Thursday, April 4, 2024
4:10 p.m.-5:10 p.m.

Promoting Health Justice Among Immigrants and Refugees in Iowa 
Emily Sinnwell, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Iowa College of Nursing


Melva Jo Hendrix Lectureship
Friday, April 5, 2024
8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Chair and Professor, Department of Nursing Systems, Hugh F. and Jeannette G. McKean Endowed Chair, College of Nursing, University of Central Florida

Susan McCabe Lectureship and Closing Keynote
Saturday, April 6, 2024
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

You Can't Punish the Pain Out of People: A Toolkit for Practicing Radical Empathy
Kimberly Dion, RN, PhD, CNE, CARN, FIAAN
Clinical Professor, Elaine Marieb College of Nursing, University of Massachusetts Amherst