• 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)


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Hotel & Travel Information

IMPORTANT NOTE: GAPNA does not use a housing bureau for hotel reservations. No one from GAPNA or the conference hotel will ever call you to make a hotel reservation. Only make reservations through the links here or by calling the hotel directly.


Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center has been designated as the official hotel for the 2017 Annual Conference.

Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN 37214

General Information

  • A block of rooms has been secured at the special rates of $199 s/d and $219 t/q.
  • This rate is subject to applicable state and local taxes, currently 15.25%.
  • Check-in is 3:00 pm and Check-out is 11:00 am.

To receive the conference rate, make your reservations online or call hotel reservations at 615-889-1000 and refer to the GAPNA Annual Conference.

The conference rate is available through September 4, 2017 or until the room block is full.

Reservations received after this date will be accepted on a space and rate available basis.

Make your reservations

Parking

  • Valet Parking is $32 daily;
  • Self-parking is $23 daily;
  • Rates are subject to change.

Transportation

Nashville International Airport is 8.3 miles from the hotel. Airport shuttle service is available by reservation at $19 (one way) by calling (618) 883-2211. Taxis are $30 (approx.) one way.


Rooms at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center for the 2017 Annual Conference are limited. An overflow block of rooms has been arranged at the following hotels:

The Inn at Opryland, A Gaylord Hotel
2401 Music Valley Drive
Nashville, TN 37214

General Information

  • A block of rooms has been secured at the special rates of $175 S/D.
  • This rate is subject to applicable state and local taxes, currently 15.25%.
  • Check-in is 4:00 pm and Check-out is 12:00 noon.
  • Hotel provides a complimentary shuttle to and from Gaylord Opryland Resort and the Nashville International Airport.

To receive the conference rate, make your reservations online.

You may also call hotel reservations at 1-855-584-3466 and ask to make reservations for GAPNA.

The conference rate is available through September 13, 2017 or until the room block is full.

Reservations received after this date will be accepted on a space and rate available basis.

Make your reservations


Hyatt Place
220 Rudy's Circle
Nashville, TN 37214

General Information

  • A block of rooms has been secured at the special rates of $175 S/D.
  • This rate is subject to applicable state and local taxes, currently 15.25%.
  • Check-in is 3:00 pm and Check-out is 12:00 noon.
  • Hotel provides a complimentary shuttle to and from Gaylord Opryland Resort and the Nashville International Airport.

To receive the conference rate, make your reservations online by using the group code G-GPNA

You may also call hotel reservations at (615) 872-0422, dial 3 for reservations and ask to make reservations for GAPNA Annual Conference. You may also refer to the group code G-GPNA.

The conference rate is available through September 8, 2017 or until the room block is full.

Reservations received after this date will be accepted on a space and rate available basis.

Make your reservations

 


Weather

In October, the weather brings the Music City to life with comfortable daytime temperatures in the low 70s and nighttime lows in the 50s. Remember to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a sweater in case the meeting rooms are chilly.


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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.

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