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    GAPNA has partnered with a MCM Education to offer an ongoing series of CNE programs available to GAPNA members. "Diagnosing and Managing Parkinson’s Disease in Older Adults," is the latest program offered.

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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, Communications and Media Relations Director
E-mail: janetd@ajj.com
Phone: (856) 256-2422

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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