• 2019 GAPNA Pharmacology Conference: Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older AdultsJoin us at the 2019 GAPNA Pharmacology Conference:
    Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older Adults

    March 28-30, 2019, Chicago Hilton, Chicago, IL.

    Earn up to 11.5 CNE hours.

     

    Find out more about it and REGISTER today!

  • Poster PresentationCALL FOR: Podium and Poster Abstracts

    For the 37th GAPNA Annual Conference
    at the Paris Hotel
    Las Vegas, Oct. 2-5, 2019

    GAPNA members are invited to submit an abstract about their innovative work, that should enrich the APRN's knowledge and/or enhance the care of an older adult.

    Submit by March 15, 2019!

  • W A N T E D   G A P N A   L E A D E R S!
    Call for Nominations!

    Have you ever considered stepping forward, accepting the challenge and volunteering for a position on the 2019 National Board of Directors? Register online NOW by April 1, 2019!

    Step Up - NOW is the Time! Register Here>

  • 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

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

    "Diastolic Heart Failure Management"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2017 Annual Conference)


    For Jan/Feb 2019 - Get Your Free CNE Now!

  • Poster PresentationONLINE NOW:

    2018 GAPNA Conference Poster Presentations

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

     

    View the 2018 Poster Presentations from the Annual Conference!

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