• 37th Annual GAPNA Conference

    September 26-29, 2018 at the Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC.

    Focused education; lasting connections, networking, free access to the GAPNA Online Library.

    Earn up to 21.25 CNE contact hours.

    Click here for more information and register now!

  • Poster PresentationONLINE NOW:

    2017 GAPNA Conference Poster Presentations

    Note the latest trends in the care, education, and research of the older adult population.


    View the 2017 Poster Presentations

  • The GAPNA Clinical Resource Corner

    Designed Especially
    for the Gerontological Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

    With over 106+ categories, the short features/articles contain valuable information tailored especially for Gerontological APRN's that will help them with patients, as well as increase their knowledge of this field of nursing. All of the articles directly affect, involve, and impact the elderly.

    Go to the GAPNA Clinical Resource Corner

  • FREE continuing education credit is available for the following session:

    "Health Care for Veterans: Recognizing Needs and Finding Solutions"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2017 Annual Conference)

    For July/August 2018 - Get Your Free CNE Now!

  • Gerontology Resources for APRNs in Acute and Emergent Care Settings ToolkitCareer Center

    NEW! The goal of the Gerontology Resources for APRNs in Acute and Emergent Care Settings (“Acute Care Resource Guide”) is to make geriatric and gerontological content easily accessible to those caring for older adults in higher acuity care settings.

    Learn more about the toolkit

Board of Directors

September 2017 - September 2018

Joan Michelle Moccia, DNP, ANP-BC, CCRN
Program Director of the Senior ER at St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital
Livonia, MI
Immediate Past President
Katherine A. Evans, DNP, FNP-C, GNP-BC, ACHPN, FAANP
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

President Elect
Valerie K. Sabol, PhD, ACNP-BC, GNP-BC, CNE, FAANP
Professor & Division Chair, Healthcare in Adult Populations at Duke University
Durham, NC

Natalie Baker, DNP, GNP-BC, ANP-BC
Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing
Madison, AL
Deborah Dunn, EdD, MSN, GNP-BC, ACNS-BC
Professor of Nursing and Dean of The Graduate School at Madonna University
Plymouth, MI
Sherry Greenberg, PhD, RN, GNP-BC
Program Director, Advanced Certificate in Gerontology
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing
NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing
Scotch Plains, NJ
Jennifer Kim, DNP, GNP-BC, FNAP
Assistant Professor of Nursing at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Brentwood, TN

Call for Nominations Form will be available every year in October and is due April 1st. Elections take place in May. New officers take office in September at the Annual Business Meeting at the conclusion of the Annual Conference.

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