• 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!

  • AwardCall for Excellence Award Nominations

    The awards are: the- Established Chapter Excellence Award, Special Interest Group Excellence Award, Excellence in Clinical Practice Award, Excellence in Community Service Award, Excellence in Education Award, Excellence in Leadership Award, and Excellence in Research Award. Just added - a brand new award: Emerging Chapter Award!

    The nominations are tallied in July and the winners are announced every year during the Awards Celebration at the GAPNA Annual Conference.

    Now is the time to nominate a colleague or yourself - DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 18, 2018.

    Get started... nominate today!

  • 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

  • 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:

    "Delirium: Assessment and Interventions that Work"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2017 Annual Conference)


    Get Your Free CNE Now!

Press Room

Feel free to contact us if you need to interview a gerontological nurse. GAPNA representatives are recognized worldwide as the top nursing experts in geriatric care.

They will give you compelling quotes, opinions, unique stories, details on the latest advances, and information based on years of patient-focused professional practice.

To arrange an interview, please contact:

Janet D'Alesandro, Director of Public Relations
Phone: (856) 256-2422
Fax: (856) 589-7463

Julie Genther, Marketing and Social Media Manager
Phone; (856)-256-2311

Email Contact: communications@ajj.com

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Gerontological Nursing Practice Areas

Listed below is a sample list of gerontological nursing practice areas. Our GAPNA sources are available for interviews on these and related topics.

  • Adverse events
  • Alzheimer's
  • Chronic illness
  • Continence/incontinence
  • Dementia
  • End-of-life care
  • Endocrinology
  • Geriatrics
  • Health policy
  • Health promotion
  • Menopause
  • Motivating older adults
  • Nurse practitioner education
  • Nursing homes (quality of care, regulatory
  • issues, policy)
  • Pharmacology
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Professional issues
  • Quality improvement
  • Rheumatology

Become a GAPNA Member!

GAPNA Members are an elite group of APN's who advance the practice of gerontological nursing, and the well-being of the public through advocacy, dissemination of knowledge, and provision of member growth opportunities.

NOW Student Membership is available online! Membership DOES have its benefits!

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