MAAPPN Meeting

MAAPPN April 5, 2018 Quarterly Meeting Announcement

The Massachusetts Association of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses (MAAPPN) will hold our next quarterly meeting on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Papa Razzi in Wellesley, Massachusetts from 5:45pm – 9:00pm.

David Matteodo, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Association of Behavioral Health Systems will be our speaker.  Mr. Matteodo will be addressing improved access to mental health services in Massachusetts and the role that Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses will play in accomplishing this mission.

About MAAPPN

MAAPPN (The Massachusetts Association of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses) is a non- profit organization in the state of Massachusetts that exclusively represents the interests of advanced practice psychiatric nurses – both psychiatric clinical nurse specialists and psychiatric nurse practitioners.

Our 2018 efforts will be on supervisory independence, signatory equivalence of CNS/NPs; collaboration with other organizations to make advances in continuity of care, parity, telehealth, relief from excess paperwork, independent prior auth and medical necessity determination from Psych BH providers who best know the patient, and so much more!

New legislative leadership need to be educated about our role.  Payers need to be engaged in fair reimbursement practices and New NPs need to be engaged in our mission.  MAAPPN ensures that we have effective relationships with legislators, payers, colleagues and professional peers.

MAAPPN Quarterly Meeting Announcement | April 5, 2018

5:45 pm – 7:00pm – Networking, appetizers, and visit the display tables!
7:00pm – 7:15pm – Welcome & Introductions
7:15pm – 8:00pm – Dinner and Speaker TBA*
8:00pm – 9:00pm – Business Meeting

* CEU’s offered

Location: Papa Razzi
Date: Thursday, April 5, 2018
Time: 5:45pm – 9:00pm

Please register early as space is limited.

SPECIAL non-member rate for students attending the April 5, 2018 quarterly meeting is $25.00, to register click on the following linkNON-MEMBER STUDENT QUARTERLY MEETING RATE. Student ID required at the door.

April 5th membership meeting registration for members is $25.00, to register click on the following link – MEMBER MEETING RATE.

April 5th membership meeting registration for non-members is $75.00, to register click on the following link – NON-MEMBER/GUEST MEETING RATE.

MAAPPN Quarterly Meeting Announcement

If you have items that you would like to have addressed at the meeting, please contact MAAPPN Chair, Diane Grimaldi at dlgrimaldi@comcast.net so she can add them to the agenda.

If you are a company interested in having a display table at the MAAPPN quarterly meeting go to MAAPPN Meeting Sponsorship Booth Space.

For more information visit our website at https://maappn.com/.

We are interested in having new and existing members join our committees, volunteer as guest speakers and make recommendations for topics you would like to hear about at future meetings.  Please help us spread the word by encouraging others to become members and by inviting colleagues to attend quarterly MAAPPN member meetings.

We look forward to seeing you at the MAAPPN Quarterly meeting at Papa Razzi in Wellesley, Massachusetts on Thursday, April 5, 2018.

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