• 2019 Senior Report Senior Report: Older Americans have more options for home care, but still struggling.

    The United Health Foundation has released results of a sweeping new study benchmarking the health of older adults. The America's Health Rankings® Senior Report was created in partnership with GAPNA to improve the health of America's seniors.

    The data will help advanced practice nurses and other providers deliver quality care.

    Find out about it!

  • 38th Annual GAPNA Conference

    October 3-5, 2019 at the Paris Hotel, Las Vegas, NV.

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

    Earn up to 22 contact hours (including pre-conference workshops).

    Get more information and register now!

  • AwardCall for Excellence Award Nominations

    The awards are: Emerging Chapter Award, 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.

    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 is June 1, 2019.

    Get started... nominate today!

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

    "Contemporary Heart Failure Management"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2018 Annual Conference)

    For May/June 2019 - Get Your Free CNE Now!

  • AwardNew for GAPNA members: MCM Education

    GAPNA has partnered with a MCM Education to offer a series of CNE programs available to GAPNA members. "Alzheimer’s Disease Today and Tomorrow: Optimal Treatment and Collaborative Care," is the first program offered.

    What are the state-of-the-art strategies for managing the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease? How can the multidisciplinary team work together to ensure timely intervention and optimal outcomes?

    Find out about it!

  • Meet the Candidates for the 2019-2020 BOD!
    The time to vote is right now: May 6 - 31, 2019!

    Please take a moment to read about this year’s candidates and why they feel they should be chosen for the position noted.


Annual Conference

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The GAPNA Annual Conference will help you improve patient care and connect with other nurses who share your compassion and commitment.


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October 3-5, 2019
Paris Hotel
Las Vegas, NV

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2019 Conference Information and Details

Hotel and Travel Information

Hotel Information
The Paris Las Vegas Hotel has been designated as the official hotel for the 2019 GAPNA Annual Conference. A block of rooms has been secured at the special rate of $175 single/double, which includes a $19 per room per night resort fee. This rate is subject to applicable state and local taxes, currently at 12%. The conference rate is available through September 2, 2019 or until the room block is full. Reservations received after this date will be accepted on a space and rate available basis. Book your hotel reservation.

Delta Airlines Flight Discount
Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for attendees of the 2019 GAPNA Annual Conference. You may book your flights online, or you may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1-800-328-1111*, Monday through Friday, from 7:00 am – 7:30 pm (Central US) and refer to Meeting Event Code NY2TW. *Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number.

LAS Express Airport Shuttle Information
LAS Xpress Non-Stop Service and Economy Service is available for attendees of the 2019 GAPNA Annual Conference. Make your shuttle reservation. LASxpress offers:

  • Advance reservations on a secure website 24/7/365
  • Pre-printed boarding passes eliminates frustration of securing transportation onsite and avoiding long taxi lines
  • Significant savings vs. taxi fare
  • Priority boarding
  • Onsite airport staff

Certification Exam

Pen and Paper Exam
The exam for the APRN Gerontological Specialist - Certified (GS-C) at the Annual Conference will take place at the conference on Saturday October 5, 2019 GAPNA. Find out more about it, and register early.

Exhibiting and Sponsorship Opportunities

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The 2020 Annual Conference will be held in New Orleans at the Hyatt Regency - September 24-26, 2020.