• 36th Annual GAPNA Conference

    October 4-7, 2017 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville, TN

    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!

  • Gerontology Resources for APRN Preceptors and Students ToolkitCareer Center

    The Education- and Toolkit Committees of GAPNA launched their 2017 newly revised “Gerontology Resources for APRN Preceptors and Students,” toolkit.

    The goal of this toolkit is to make geriatric and gerontological content accessible to those caring for older adults. It is designed with advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) students, preceptors, and educators in mind, and it provides a single portal to comprehensive resources.

    Learn more about the toolkit

  • Call for Abstracts:

    37th Annual GAPNA Conference
    September 26-29, 2018 in Washington, DC

    Clinical Abstracts - due December 5, 2017
    Research and Clinical Project Abstracts - due March 15, 2018
    Education Poster Abstracts - due March 15, 2018

    Get More Information

  • Poster PresentationONLINE NOW:

    2016 GAPNA Conference Poster Presentations

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


    View the Poster Presentations

  • The GAPNA Clinical Resource Corner

    Designed Especially
    for the Gerontological Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

    With over 105+ 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:

    "Palliative Care"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2016 Annual Conference)

    Get Your Free CNE Now!

Foundation Events at the Conference

Participate in These Fun GAPNA Foundation Events and Support the Foundation, Nursing Scholarships, and Research!

The mission of the GAPNA Foundation is to provide financial grants to support scholarly research projects related to gerontological nursing and provide educational opportunities for registered and advanced practice nurses working with older adults. Help us achieve this mission by supporting our fundraising events in Nashville this year.

Photo: The Gaylord Springs Golf Links is as challenging as it is beautiful.

Scramble Golf Outing

  • Wednesday, October 4, 2017
  • Tee time: 1:00 pm (rain or shine)

Gaylord Springs Golf Links has consistently been recognized among GolfWeek’s best courses in Tennessee! Carved from the banks of the meandering Cumberland River, the Scottish links-style, par-72 layout offers 18 holes bordered by limestone bluffs and wetlands.

With challenges around every fairway bend, Gaylord Springs forces you to think and react, creating a satisfying finish every time a flag is pulled from the cup. The golf course is accessible by free hotel shuttle. From tee to green, no matter your skill level, you’ll be inspired by the beauty that surrounds you. Golfers of all abilities are welcome. All you need to do is bring your sense of humor and be prepared for a fun-filled day of golf.

Cost is $150 per person (includes electric cart with GPS, practice range, chipping and putting greens, locker facilities) and guaranteed fun! Golf clubs and shoes available for rental at pro shop. Food and beverages available at clubhouse bar.

Fun/Run Walk

  • Friday, October 6, 2017
  • 6:00 am – 7:00 am

A great way to start your day and help support the GAPNA Foundation! Join us for an eye-opener fun run/walk following the fitness trail around the Gaylord Resort. Bring your sneakers and a sense of good cheer!

Cost is $25 per person.

Cash donations are also accepted and all donations are tax deductible as the law allows.

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!

Join GAPNA Now!